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30 Bible Verses about Sheol

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Genesis 37:35

And all his sons and all his daughters rose up to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted, and he said, For I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.

Genesis 44:29

and if ye take this one also from me and some disaster should befall him, ye shall bring my gray hairs with sorrow down to Sheol.

1 Kings 2:9

Now therefore do not hold him guiltless, for thou art a wise man and knowest what thou should do with him, but thou shalt bring his hoar head down to Sheol with blood.

Psalm 18:5

The pain of Sheol compassed me about: the snares of death came before me.

Proverbs 1:12

Let us swallow them up alive as Sheol and whole as those that go down into the pit;

Proverbs 30:16

Sheol; and the barren womb; the earth that is not filled with water; and the fire that never says, It is enough.

Ezekiel 31:15-17

Thus said the Lord GOD; In the day when he went down to Sheol I caused a mourning: I covered the deep for him, and I restrained the floods thereof, and the many waters were stayed: and I caused Lebanon to mourn for him, and all the trees of the field fainted. I made the Gentiles to shake at the sound of his fall, when I cast him down to Sheol with those that descend into the pit: and all the choice trees of Eden, and the best of Lebanon, all that drink waters, shall be comforted in the lower parts of the earth. They also went down into Sheol with him, with those that were slain with the sword; and those that were his arm, that dwelt under his shadow in the midst of the Gentiles.

Jonah 2:2

and said, I cried by reason of my tribulation unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of Sheol I cried, and thou didst hear my voice.

Psalm 88:11-12

Shall thy mercy be declared in the grave? or thy truth in hell? Shall thy wonder be known in darkness? and thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?

Job 3:13-19

For now I should have lain still and been quiet; I should have slept; then I would have been at rest, with the kings and the counsellors of the earth, who built desolate places for themselves; or with princes that had gold, who filled their houses with more.
Or, why was I not hidden as an untimely birth, as infants who never saw light? There the wicked cease from troubling; and there the weary are at rest. There the prisoners rest together, they do not hear the voice of the oppressor. The small and the great are there, and the slave is free from his master.

Job 7:9

As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away, so he that goes down to Sheol, who shall not come up again;

Job 17:13-16

If I wait, Sheol is my house; I have made my bed in the darkness. I have said to the pit, Thou art my father; to the worms, my mother, and my sister. And where shall my hope be now? As for my hope, who shall see it?read more.
They shall go down to the bars of Sheol, and together they shall rest in the dust.

Psalm 6:5

For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in Sheol who shall give thee thanks?

Isaiah 14:9-11

Sheol from beneath is aghast at thee; it stirs up the dead to meet thee at thy coming; it has raised up from their thrones all the princes of the earth, all the kings of the Gentiles. They all shall shout and say unto thee, Art thou also become sick as we? Art thou become like unto us? Thy pride is brought down to Sheol, and the noise of thy viols: the worm is spread under thee, and the worms cover thee.

Isaiah 38:18

For the grave shall not confess thee, nor shall death praise thee; nor shall those that go down into the pit wait for thy truth.

Numbers 16:33

They and all that they had went down alive into Sheol, and the earth closed upon them, and they perished from among the congregation.

Job 24:19

Drought and heat consume the snow waters; so does Sheol consume those who have sinned.

Psalm 9:17

The wicked shall be put into Sheol, all the Gentiles that forget God.

Psalm 31:17

Let me not be ashamed, O LORD, for I have called upon thee; let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be cut off for Sheol.

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are laid in Sheol; death shall feed on them, and the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning, and their beauty shall be consumed in the grave from their dwelling.

Psalm 55:15

Let them be condemned unto death, and let them go down alive into Sheol for wickedness is in their dwellings and among them.

Isaiah 14:15

Yet thou shalt be cast down to Sheol, to the sides of the pit.

Job 14:13

O that thou would hide me in Sheol, that thou would keep me covered until thy wrath is past, that thou would appoint me a set time and remember me!

Psalm 30:3

O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul from Sheol; thou gavest me life from my descent into the grave.

Psalm 86:13

For great is thy mercy upon me, and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest part of Sheol.