My days are past, my purposes are broken off, the cherished thoughts of my heart.
2 Samuel 22:6
The bands of Sheol surrounded me; The cords of death encountered me;
The bands of Sheol surrounded me, the cords of death encountered me.
The bands of death encompassed me, and the anguish of Sheol took hold of me; I found trouble and sorrow:
I am reckoned with them that go down into the pit; I am as a man that hath no strength:
We grope for the wall like the blind, and we grope as if we had no eyes: we stumble at midday as in the twilight; amongst the flourishing we are as the dead.
I am afflicted and expiring from my youth up; I suffer thy terrors, and I am distracted.
They had almost consumed me upon the earth; but as for me, I forsook not thy precepts.
But he said, My son shall not go down with you, for his brother is dead, and he alone is left; and if mischief should befall him by the way in which ye go, then would ye bring down my grey hairs with sorrow to Sheol.
And if ye take this one also from me, and mischief should befall him, ye will bring down my grey hairs with misery to Sheol.
it will come to pass when he sees that the lad is not there, that he will die; and thy servants will bring down the grey hairs of thy servant our father with sorrow to Sheol.
And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted, and said, For I will go down to my son into Sheol mourning. Thus his father wept for him.
My lord, O king, these men have done evil in all that they have done to the prophet Jeremiah, whom they have cast into the dungeon; and he will die by reason of the famine in the place where he is; for there is no more bread in the city.
Then he says to them, My soul is very sorrowful even unto death; remain here and watch with me.
And Jesus replying said, A certain man descended from Jerusalem to Jericho and fell into the hands of robbers, who also, having stripped him and inflicted wounds, went away leaving him in a half-dead state.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For I think that God has set us the apostles for the last, as appointed to death. For we have become a spectacle to the world, both to angels and men.