As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away: so he that goes down to the grave shall come up no more.
They are dead, they shall not live; they are deceased, they shall not rise: therefore have you visited and destroyed them, and made all their memory to perish.
So man lies down, and rises not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.
When a few years have come, then I shall go the way where I shall not return.
If a man dies, shall he live again? all the days of my appointed time will I wait, till my change comes.
And the spirit cried, and convulsed him terribly, and came out of him: and he was as one dead; so that many said, He is dead.
Then 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 on our part.
Though its root grows old in the earth, and its stump dies in the ground; Yet at the scent of water it will bud, and bring forth branches like a plant.