It is better to go to the house of mourning, than to go to the house of feasting: for that is the end of all men; and the living will lay it to his heart.
For I know that thou wilt bring me to death, and to the house appointed for all living.
The small and great are there; and the servant is free from his master.
For he seeth that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish person perish, and leave their wealth to others.
For there is no remembrance of the wise more than of the fool for ever; seeing that which now is in the days to come shall all be forgotten. And how dieth the wise man? as the fool.
One dieth in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet.
What man is he that liveth, and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul from the hand of the grave? Selah.
Yea, though he live a thousand years twice told, yet hath he seen no good: do not all go to one place?
And Pharaoh rose up in the night, he, and all his servants, and all the Egyptians; and there was a great cry in Egypt; for there was not a house where there was not one dead.