For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ all will be made alive.
It is better to go to a house of mourning Than to go to a house of feasting, Because that is the end of every man, And the living takes it to heart.
"For I know that You will bring me to death And to the house of meeting for all living.
"The small and the great are there, And the slave is free from his master.
For he sees that even wise men die; The stupid and the senseless alike perish And leave their wealth to others.
For there is no lasting remembrance of the wise man as with the fool, inasmuch as in the coming days all will be forgotten And how the wise man and the fool alike die!
"One dies in his full strength, Being wholly at ease and satisfied;
What man can live and not see death? Can he deliver his soul from the power of Sheol? Selah.
"Even if the other man lives a thousand years twice and does not enjoy good things--do not all go to one place?"
Pharaoh arose in the night, he and all his servants and all the Egyptians, and there was a great cry in Egypt, for there was no home where there was not someone dead.
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