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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, I will go down into the grave unto my son mourning. Thus his father wept for him.

Genesis 44:29

And if you take this also from me, and mischief befall him, you shall bring down my gray hairs with sorrow to the grave.

1 Kings 2:9

Now therefore hold him not guiltless: for you are a wise man, and know what you ought to do unto him; but his gray head bring you down to the grave with blood.

Psalm 18:5

The sorrows of sheol surrounded me: the snares of death confronted me.

Proverbs 1:12

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

Proverbs 30:16

The grave; and the barren womb; the earth that is not filled with water; and the fire that says not, It is enough.

Ezekiel 31:15-17

Thus says the Lord GOD; In the day when it went down to the grave I caused a mourning: I covered the deep for it, and I restrained its floods, and the great waters were held back: and I caused Lebanon to mourn for it, and all the trees of the field fainted because of it. I made the nations to shake at the sound of its fall, when I cast it down to sheol with them that descend into the pit: and all the trees of Eden, the choice and best of Lebanon, all that drink water, shall be comforted in the lower parts of the earth. They also went down into sheol with it with them that are slain with the sword; and they that were its arm, that dwelt under its shadow in the midst of the nations.

Jonah 2:2

And said, I cried by reason of my affliction unto the LORD, and he heard me; out of the belly of sheol cried I, and you heard my voice.

Psalm 88:11-12

Shall your lovingkindness be declared in the grave? or your faithfulness in destruction? Shall your wonders be known in the dark? and your righteousness in the land of forgetfulness?

Job 3:13-19

For now should I have lain still and been quiet, I should have slept: then would I have been at rest, With kings and counselors of the earth, who built desolate places for themselves; Or with princes that had gold, who filled their houses with silver:read more.
Or as a hidden untimely birth, I had not been; 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 hear not the voice of the oppressor. The small and great are there; and the servant is free from his master.

Job 7:9

As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away: so he that goes down to the grave shall come up no more.

Job 17:13-16

If I wait, the grave is my house: I have made my bed in the darkness. I have said to corruption, You are my father: to the worm, You are my mother, and my sister. And where is now my hope? as for my hope, who shall see it?read more.
They shall go down to the gates of the pit, when our rest together is in the dust.

Psalm 6:5

For in death there is no remembrance of you: in the grave who shall give you thanks?

Isaiah 14:9-11

Sheol from beneath is excited for you to meet you at your coming: it stirs up the dead for you, even all the chief ones of the earth; it has raised up from their thrones all the kings of the nations. They all shall speak and say unto you, have you also become weak as we? have you become like unto us? Your pomp is brought down to the grave, and the sound of your harps: the maggot is spread under you, and the worms cover you.

Isaiah 38:18

For the grave cannot praise you, death can not celebrate you: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for your truth.

Numbers 16:33

They, and all that belonged to them, went down alive into the pit, 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 the grave those who have sinned.

Psalm 9:17

The wicked shall be turned into sheol, and all the nations that forget God.

Psalm 31:17

Let me not be ashamed, O LORD; for I have called upon you: let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave.

Psalm 49:14

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

Psalm 55:15

Let death seize upon them, and let them go down alive into the grave: for wickedness is in their dwellings, and among them.

Isaiah 14:15

Yet you shall be brought down to sheol, to the sides of the pit.

Job 14:13

O that you would hide me in the grave, that you would conceal me, until your wrath is past, that you would appoint me a set time, and remember me!

Psalm 30:3

O LORD, you have brought up my soul from the grave: you have kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.

Psalm 86:13

For great is your mercy toward me: and you have delivered my soul from the depths of sheol.