The cloud consumeth and vanisheth away; so he that goeth down to Sheol shall not come up.
They are dead, they shall not live; deceased, they shall not rise: for thou hast visited and destroyed them, and made all memory of them to perish.
So man lieth down, and riseth not again; till the heavens be no more, they do not awake, nor are raised out of their sleep.
For years few in number shall pass, and I shall go the way whence I shall not return.
(If a man die, shall he live again?) all the days of my time of toil would I wait, till my change should come:
And having cried out and torn him much, he came out; and he became as if dead, so that the most said, He is dead.
And he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel. Behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off!
Though its root grow old in the earth, and its stock die in the ground, Yet through the scent of water it will bud, and put forth boughs like a young plant.