All are going to the same place; all come from dust, and all return to dust.
When You hide Your face, they are terrified; when You take away their breath, they die and return to the dust.
You return mankind to the dust, saying, "Return, descendants of Adam."
If He put His mind to it and withdrew the spirit and breath He [gave], every living thing would perish together and mankind would return to the dust.
Please remember that You formed me like clay. Will You now return me to dust?
He throws me into the mud, and I have become like dust and ashes.
The multitude of your foes will be like fine dust, and the multitude of the ruthless, like blowing chaff. Then suddenly, in an instant,
Will it go down to the gates of Sheol, or will we descend together to the dust?
"What gain is there in my death, in my descending to the Pit? Will the dust praise You? Will it proclaim Your truth?
Hide them together in the dust; imprison them in the grave.
My strength is dried up like baked clay; my tongue sticks to the roof of my mouth. You put me into the dust of death.
Your dead will live; their bodies will rise. Awake and sing, you who dwell in the dust! For you will be covered with the morning dew, and the earth will bring forth the departed spirits.
and the dust returns to the earth as it once was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.