Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.

Bible References

Alike

Job 3:18
The prisoners together are at ease; they hear not the voice of the taskmaster.
Job 20:11
His bones were full of his youthful strength; but it shall lie down with him in the dust.
Ecclesiastes 9:2
All things come alike to all: one event to the righteous and to the wicked, to the good, and to the clean, and to the unclean, to him that sacrificeth and to him that sacrificeth not: as is the good, so is the sinner; he that sweareth, as he that feareth an oath.

The worms

Job 17:14
I cry to the grave, Thou art my father! to the worm, My mother, and my sister!
Job 19:26
And if after my skin this shall be destroyed, yet from out of my flesh shall I see +God;
Psalm 49:14
Like sheep are they laid in Sheol: Death feedeth on them; and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their comeliness shall be for Sheol to consume, that there be no habitation for them.
Isaiah 14:11
thy pomp is brought down to Sheol, the noise of thy lyres: the maggot is spread under thee, And worms cover thee.