Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They shall go down to the bars of the pit, when our rest together is in the dust.

General references

Bible References

The bars of the pit

Job 18:13
His skin is devoured by disease,
The firstborn of death devours his limbs.
Job 33:18
He keeps back his soul from the pit,
And his life from passing over into Sheol.
Psalm 88:4
I am reckoned among those who go down to the pit;
I have become like a man without strength,
Psalm 143:7
Answer me quickly, O Lord, my spirit fails;
Do not hide Your face from me,
Or I will become like those who go down to the pit.
Isaiah 38:17
“Lo, for my own welfare I had great bitterness;
It is You who has kept my soul from the pit of nothingness,
For You have cast all my sins behind Your back.
Jonah 2:6
“I descended to the roots of the mountains.
The earth with its bars was around me forever,
But You have brought up my life from the pit, O Lord my God.

Rest

Job 3:17
“There the wicked cease from raging,
And there the weary are at rest.
Ezekiel 37:11
Then He said to me, “Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel; behold, they say, ‘Our bones are dried up and our hope has perished. We are completely cut off.’
2 Corinthians 1:9
indeed, we had the sentence of death within ourselves so that we would not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead;

General references

Isaiah 38:10
I said, “In the middle of my life
I am to enter the gates of Sheol;
I am to be deprived of the rest of my years.”