My days are past, my plans are broken off, as are the thoughts of my heart.
2 Samuel 22:6
The cords of Sheol were around me. The snares of death caught me.
The cords of Sheol were around me. The snares of death came on me.
The cords of death surrounded me, the pains of Sheol got a hold of me. I found trouble and sorrow.
I am counted among those who go down into the pit. I am like a man who has no help,
We grope for the wall like the blind; yes, we grope as those who have no eyes: we stumble at noonday as in the twilight; among those who are lusty we are as dead men.
I am afflicted and ready to die from my youth up. While I suffer your terrors, I am distracted.
They had almost wiped me from the earth, but I didn't forsake your precepts.
He said, "My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is dead, and he only is left. If harm happens to him along the way in which you go, then you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol."
If you take this one also from me, and harm happens to him, you will bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to Sheol.'
it will happen, when he sees that the boy is no more, that he will die. Your servants will bring down the gray hairs of your servant, our father, with sorrow to Sheol.
All his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. He said, "For I will go down to Sheol to my son mourning." His father wept for him.
My lord the king, these men have done evil in all that they have done to Jeremiah the prophet, whom they have cast into the dungeon; and he is likely to die in the place where he is, because of the famine; for there is no more bread in the city.
Then he said to them, "My soul is exceedingly sorrowful, even to death. Stay here, and watch with me."
Jesus answered, "A certain man was going down from Jerusalem to Jericho, and he fell among robbers, who both stripped him and beat him, and departed, leaving him half dead.
1 Corinthians 4:9
For, I think that God has displayed us, the apostles, last of all, like men sentenced to death. For we are made a spectacle to the world, both to angels and men.