Grave, The

Most Relevant Verses

Numbers 19:16

Anyone in the open field who touches a person who has been killed by the sword or has died, or who even touches a human bone, or a grave, will be unclean for seven days.

Deuteronomy 34:6

He buried him in the valley in the land of Moab facing Beth-peor, and no one to this day knows where his grave is.

1 Kings 13:31

After he had buried him, he said to his sons, “When I die, you must bury me in the grave where the man of God is buried; lay my bones beside his bones,

2 Kings 21:26

He was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzza, and his son Josiah became king in his place.

Isaiah 22:16

What are you doing here? Who authorized you to carve out a tomb for yourself here, carving your tomb on the height and cutting a crypt for yourself out of rock?

Genesis 37:35

All his sons and daughters tried to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. “No,” he said. “I will go down to Sheol to my son, mourning.” And his father wept for him.

Psalm 88:3

For I have had enough troubles,
and my life is near Sheol.

Genesis 42:38

But Jacob answered, “My son will not go down with you, for his brother is dead and he alone is left. If anything happens to him on your journey, you will bring my gray hairs down to Sheol in sorrow.”

Genesis 44:29

If you also take this one from me and anything happens to him, you will bring my gray hairs down to Sheol in sorrow.’

2 Samuel 22:5-6

For the waves of death engulfed me;
the torrents of destruction terrified me. The ropes of Sheol entangled me;
the snares of death confronted me.

1 Kings 2:6

Act according to your wisdom, and do not let his gray head descend to Sheol in peace.

Job 3:21-22

who wait for death, but it does not come,
and search for it more than for hidden treasure, who are filled with much joy
and are glad when they reach the grave?

Job 10:19

I wish I had never existed
but had been carried from the womb to the grave.

Psalm 30:3

Lord, You brought me up from Sheol;
You spared me from among those
going down to the Pit.

Proverbs 9:18

But he doesn’t know that the departed spirits are there,
that her guests are in the depths of Sheol.

Proverbs 15:24

For the discerning the path of life leads upward,
so that he may avoid going down to Sheol.

Proverbs 30:16

Sheol; a childless womb;
earth, which is never satisfied with water;
and fire, which never says, “Enough!”

Isaiah 28:15

For you said, “We have cut a deal with Death,
and we have made an agreement with Sheol;
when the overwhelming scourge passes through,
it will not touch us,
because we have made falsehood our refuge
and have hidden behind treachery.”

Jeremiah 20:17

because he didn’t kill me in the womb
so that my mother might have been my grave,
her womb eternally pregnant.

Habakkuk 2:5

Moreover, wine betrays;
an arrogant man is never at rest.
He enlarges his appetite like Sheol,
and like Death he is never satisfied.
He gathers all the nations to himself;
he collects all the peoples for himself.

Psalm 55:15

Let death take them by surprise;
let them go down to Sheol alive,
because evil is in their homes and within them.

Numbers 16:30

But if the Lord brings about something unprecedented, and the ground opens its mouth and swallows them along with all that belongs to them so that they go down alive into Sheol, then you will know that these men have despised the Lord.”

Job 24:19

As dry ground and heat snatch away the melted snow,
so Sheol steals those who have sinned.

Job 40:13

Hide them together in the dust;
imprison them in the grave.

Psalm 9:17

The wicked will return to Sheol—
all the nations that forget God.

Psalm 31:17

Lord, do not let me be disgraced when I call on You.
Let the wicked be disgraced;
let them be silent in Sheol.

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are headed for Sheol;
Death will shepherd them.
The upright will rule over them in the morning,
and their form will waste away in Sheol,
far from their lofty abode.

Isaiah 5:14

Therefore Sheol enlarges its throat
and opens wide its enormous jaws,
and down go Zion’s dignitaries, her masses,
her crowds, and those who carouse in her!

Isaiah 14:9

Sheol below is eager to greet your coming.
He stirs up the spirits of the departed for you—
all the rulers of the earth.
He makes all the kings of the nations
rise from their thrones.

Job 17:13-16

If I await Sheol as my home,
spread out my bed in darkness, and say to corruption: You are my father,
and to the maggot: My mother or my sister, where then is my hope?
Who can see any hope for me?read more.
Will it go down to the gates of Sheol,
or will we descend together to the dust?

Job 7:9

As a cloud fades away and vanishes,
so the one who goes down to Sheol will never rise again.

Psalm 6:5

For there is no remembrance of You in death;
who can thank You in Sheol?

Psalm 88:5

abandoned among the dead.
I am like the slain lying in the grave,
whom You no longer remember,
and who are cut off from Your care.

Isaiah 38:18

For Sheol cannot thank You;
Death cannot praise You.
Those who go down to the Pit
cannot hope for Your faithfulness.

Job 14:13

If only You would hide me in Sheol
and conceal me until Your anger passes.
If only You would appoint a time for me
and then remember me.

Hosea 13:14

I will ransom them from the power of Sheol.
I will redeem them from death.
Death, where are your barbs?
Sheol, where is your sting?
Compassion is hidden from My eyes.

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