30 Bible Verses about Sheol
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What man is he that lives and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul from the hand of Sheol? Selah.
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.
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.
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?
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 silver.read 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.
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.
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.
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.
For thou wilt not leave my soul in Sheol; neither wilt thou suffer thy Merciful One to see corruption.
Surely God will ransom my soul from the hand of Sheol when he shall take me. Selah.