Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
Since man's days are determined, the number of his months is under your control; you have set his limit and he cannot pass it.
The clods of the torrent valley are sweet to him; behind him everybody follows in procession, and before him goes a countless throng.
By the sweat of your brow you will eat food until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you will return."
2 Samuel 14:14
Certainly we must die, and are like water spilled on the ground that cannot be gathered up again. But God does not take away life; instead he devises ways for the banished to be restored.
Just as no one has power over the wind to restrain it, so no one has power over the day of his death. Just as no one can be discharged during the battle, so wickedness cannot rescue the wicked.
For the living know that they will die, but the dead do not know anything; they have no further reward -- and even the memory of them disappears.
and they are afraid of heights and the dangers in the street; the almond blossoms grow white, and the grasshopper drags itself along, and the caper berry shrivels up -- because man goes to his eternal home, and the mourners go about in the streets --
And just as people are appointed to die once, and then to face judgment,