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 should take this to heart.
For I know that you will bring me to death, To the house appointed for all living.
The small and the great are there. The servant is free from his master.
For he sees that wise men die; likewise the fool and the senseless perish, and leave their wealth to others.
For of the wise man, even as of the fool, there is no memory for ever, since in the days to come all will have been long forgotten. Indeed, the wise man must die just like the fool!
One dies in his full strength, being wholly at ease and quiet.
What man is he who shall live and not see death, who shall deliver his soul from the power of Sheol? Selah.
Yes, though he live a thousand years twice told, and yet fails to enjoy good, don't all go to one place?
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.