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30 Bible Verses about Sheol

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Genesis 37:35

And all his sons and daughters tried to console him, but he refused to be consoled. And he said, "No, I shall go down to my son, to Sheol, mourning." And his father wept for him.

Genesis 44:29

And if you take this one also from me, and he encounters harm, you will bring down my gray head in sorrow to Sheol.'

1 Kings 2:9

So then, do not leave him unpunished, for you [are] a wise man, and you will know what you must do to him. You must bring his grey hair down to Sheol with blood."

Psalm 18:5

The ropes of Sheol surrounded me; [the] snares of death confronted me.

Proverbs 1:12

Like Sheol, we will swallow them alive and whole, {like those who descend to the pit}.

Ezekiel 31:15-17

Thus says the Lord Yahweh: "On the day of its going down [to] Sheol, I caused mourning; I covered over it [with] the deep, and I withheld its rivers, and many waters were restrained, and I brought gloom over it; Lebanon and all of the trees of the field, they [had] fainted because of it. From the sound of its downfall I caused nations to shake when I made it go down to Sheol, with [the people] going down to [the] grave, and [so] in [the] world below all of the trees of Eden, [the] choice and the best of Lebanon, {all the well-watered trees} were comforted! They also went down with it to Sheol to {those who died by the sword}, and its army [who] [had] lived in its shadow in the midst of nations.

Jonah 2:2

and said, "I called {from my distress} to Yahweh, and he answered me; from the belly of Sheol I cried for help-- you heard my voice.

Psalm 88:11-12

Is your loyal love told in the grave, [or] your faithfulness in the underworld? Are your wonders known in the darkness, [or] your righteousness in [the] land of forgetfulness?

Job 3:13-19

For now I would lie down, and I would be at peace; I would be asleep; then {I would be at rest} with kings and counselors of [the] earth, who {rebuild} ruins for themselves, or with high officials {who have gold}, who fill up their houses [with] silver.read more.
Or [why] was I not hidden like a miscarriage, like infants [who] did not see [the] light? There [the] wicked cease from troubling, and there [the] {weary} are at rest; [the] prisoners are at ease together; they do not hear [the] oppressor's voice. [The] small and [the] great [are] there, and [the] slave [is] free from his masters.

Job 7:9

A cloud vanishes, and it goes away, so [he who] goes down to Sheol will not come up.

Job 17:13-16

If I hope [for] Sheol [as] my house, [if] I spread my couch in the darkness, [if] I call to the pit, 'You [are] my father,' to the maggot, '[You are] my mother or my sister,' where then [is] my hope? And {who will see my hope}?read more.
Will they go down [to] the bars of Sheol? Or shall we descend together into the dust?"

Psalm 6:5

For there is no remembrance of you in death. In Sheol, who will give thanks to you?

Isaiah 14:9-11

Sheol below is getting excited over you, to meet {you when you come}; it arouses [the] dead spirits for you, all of [the] leaders of [the] earth. It raises all of [the] kings of [the] nations from their thrones. All of them will respond and say to you, 'You yourself also were made weak like us! You have become the same as us!' Your pride is brought down [to] Sheol, [and] the sound of your harps; maggots are spread out beneath you like a bed, and your covering is worms.

Isaiah 38:18

For Sheol cannot praise you; death [cannot] praise you. Those who go down [to the] pit cannot hope for your faithfulness.

Numbers 16:33

They went down alive [to] Sheol, they and all that belonged to them, and the land covered over them, and they perished from the midst of the assembly.

Job 24:19

Drought and heat snatch away [the] snow waters, [like] Sheol [snatches away] those [who have] sinned.

Psalm 9:17

[The] wicked shall turn back to Sheol, all [the] nations forgetting God,

Psalm 31:17

O Yahweh, let me not be put to shame, for I call on you. Let the wicked be put to shame. Let them [go] silently to Sheol.

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are destined to Sheol; death will shepherd them. But the upright will rule over them in the morning, and their forms [will be for] Sheol to consume, [far from] his lofty abode.

Psalm 55:15

Let death deceive them. May they descend to Sheol alive, because evil [is] in their home [and] {heart}.

Isaiah 14:15

But you are brought down to Sheol, to [the] depths of [the] pit.

Job 14:13

"{O that} you would conceal me in Sheol, [that] you would hide me {until your wrath is past}, [that] you would appoint a set time for me and remember me.

Psalm 30:3

O Yahweh, you have brought my life up from Sheol. You preserved me alive from among those going down to [the] pit.

Psalm 86:13

because your loyal love [is] great toward me, and you will have delivered my life from Sheol below.