45 Bible Verses about Grave, The
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And whoever touches the body of someone killed with a sword in the open fields, or the body of someone who died of natural causes, or a human bone, or a grave, will be unclean seven days.
He buried him in the land of Moab near Beth Peor, but no one knows his exact burial place to this very day.
After he buried him, he said to his sons, "When I die, bury me in the tomb where the prophet is buried; put my bones right beside his bones,
He was buried in his tomb in the garden of Uzzah, and his son Josiah replaced him as king.
What right do you have to be here? What relatives do you have buried here? Why do you chisel out a tomb for yourself here? He chisels out his burial site in an elevated place, he carves out his tomb on a cliff.
All his sons and daughters stood by him to console him, but he refused to be consoled. "No," he said, "I will go to the grave mourning my son." So Joseph's father wept for him.
For my life is filled with troubles and I am ready to enter Sheol.
But Jacob replied, "My son will not go down there with you, for his brother is dead and he alone is left. If an accident happens to him on the journey you have to make, then you will bring down my gray hair in sorrow to the grave."
If you take this one from me too and an accident happens to him, then you will bring down my gray hair in tragedy to the grave.'
The waves of death engulfed me; the currents of chaos overwhelmed me. The ropes of Sheol tightened around me; the snares of death trapped me.
Do to him what you think is appropriate, but don't let him live long and die a peaceful death.
to those who wait for death that does not come, and search for it more than for hidden treasures, who rejoice even to jubilation, and are exultant when they find the grave?
You will come to your grave in a full age, As stacks of grain are harvested in their season.
I should have been as though I had never existed; I should have been carried right from the womb to the grave!
My spirit is broken, my days have faded out, the grave awaits me.
O Lord, you pulled me up from Sheol; you rescued me from among those descending into the grave.
No man can live on without experiencing death, or deliver his life from the power of Sheol. (Selah)
Her feet go down to death; her steps lead straight to the grave.
But they do not realize that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of the grave.
The path of life is upward for the wise person, to keep him from going downward to Sheol.
the grave, the barren womb, land that is not satisfied with water, and fire that never says, "Enough!"
For you say, "We have made a treaty with death, with Sheol we have made an agreement. When the overwhelming judgment sweeps by it will not reach us. For we have made a lie our refuge, we have hidden ourselves in a deceitful word."
For he did not kill me before I came from the womb, making my pregnant mother's womb my grave forever.
Indeed, wine will betray the proud, restless man! His appetite is as big as Sheol's; like death, he is never satisfied. He gathers all the nations; he seizes all peoples.
May death destroy them! May they go down alive into Sheol! For evil is in their dwelling place and in their midst.
But if the Lord does something entirely new, and the earth opens its mouth and swallows them up along with all that they have, and they go down alive to the grave, then you will know that these men have despised the Lord!"
The drought as well as the heat carry away the melted snow; so the grave takes away those who have sinned.
Hide them in the dust together, imprison them in the grave.
The wicked are turned back and sent to Sheol; this is the destiny of all the nations that ignore God,
O Lord, do not let me be humiliated, for I call out to you! May evil men be humiliated! May they go wailing to the grave!
They will travel to Sheol like sheep, with death as their shepherd. The godly will rule over them when the day of vindication dawns; Sheol will consume their bodies and they will no longer live in impressive houses.
So Death will open up its throat, and open wide its mouth; Zion's dignitaries and masses will descend into it, including those who revel and celebrate within her.
Sheol below is stirred up about you, ready to meet you when you arrive. It rouses the spirits of the dead for you, all the former leaders of the earth; it makes all the former kings of the nations rise from their thrones.
If I hope for the grave to be my home, if I spread out my bed in darkness, If I cry to corruption, 'You are my father,' and to the worm, 'My Mother,' or 'My sister,' where then is my hope? And my hope, who sees it?read more.
Will it go down to the barred gates of death? Will we descend together into the dust?"
As a cloud is dispersed and then disappears, so the one who goes down to the grave does not come up again.
For no one remembers you in the realm of death, In Sheol who gives you thanks?
adrift among the dead, like corpses lying in the grave, whom you remember no more, and who are cut off from your power.
Indeed Sheol does not give you thanks; death does not praise you. Those who descend into the pit do not anticipate your faithfulness.
But God will rescue my life from the power of Sheol; certainly he will pull me to safety. (Selah)
"Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?"
The Lord both kills and gives life; he brings down to the grave and raises up.
"O that you would hide me in Sheol, and conceal me till your anger has passed! O that you would set me a time and then remember me!
Will I deliver them from the power of Sheol? No, I will not! Will I redeem them from death? No, I will not! O Death, bring on your plagues! O Sheol, bring on your destruction! My eyes will not show any compassion!
because you will not leave my soul in Hades, nor permit your Holy One to experience decay.
You will not abandon me to Sheol; you will not allow your faithful follower to see the Pit.