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25 Bible Verses about State Of The Dead

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Job 26:5

The departed spirits tremble
beneath the waters and all that inhabit them.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever your hands find to do, do with all your strength, because there is no work, planning, knowledge, or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.

Ecclesiastes 9:5

For the living know that they will die, but the dead don’t know anything. There is no longer a reward for them because the memory of them is forgotten.

Ecclesiastes 6:3-5

A man may father a hundred children and live many years. No matter how long he lives, if he is not satisfied by good things and does not even have a proper burial, I say that a stillborn child is better off than he. For he comes in futility and he goes in darkness, and his name is shrouded in darkness. Though a stillborn child does not see the sun and is not conscious, it has more rest than he.

Job 21:21

For what does he care about his family once he is dead,
when the number of his months has run out?

Psalm 49:19

he will go to the generation of his fathers;
they will never see the light.

Psalm 6:5

For there is no remembrance of You in death;
who can thank You in Sheol?

Psalm 88:12

Will Your wonders be known in the darkness
or Your righteousness in the land of oblivion?

Psalm 31:12

I am forgotten: gone from memory
like a dead person—like broken pottery.

Psalm 88:5

abandoned among the dead.
I am like the slain lying in the grave,
whom You no longer remember,
and who are cut off from Your care.

Psalm 88:10-11

Do You work wonders for the dead?
Do departed spirits rise up to praise You?Selah Will Your faithful love be declared in the grave,
Your faithfulness in Abaddon?

Psalm 115:17

It is not the dead who praise the Lord,
nor any of those descending into the silence of death.

Isaiah 38:18

For Sheol cannot thank You;
Death cannot praise You.
Those who go down to the Pit
cannot hope for Your faithfulness.

Psalm 94:17

If the Lord had not been my helper,
I would soon rest in the silence of death.

Deuteronomy 32:22

For fire has been kindled because of My anger
and burns to the depths of Sheol;
it devours the land and its produce,
and scorches the foundations of the mountains.

Psalm 143:7

Answer me quickly, Lord;
my spirit fails.
Don’t hide Your face from me,
or I will be like those
going down to the Pit.

Psalm 143:3

For the enemy has pursued me,
crushing me to the ground,
making me live in darkness
like those long dead.

Lamentations 3:6

He has made me dwell in darkness
like those who have been dead for ages.

Ezekiel 32:19

Who do you surpass in loveliness?
Go down and be laid to rest with the uncircumcised!

Ezekiel 32:28

But you will be shattered
and will lie down among the uncircumcised,
with those slain by the sword.

Ezekiel 32:21

Warrior leaders will speak
from the middle of Sheol
about him and his allies:
They have come down;
the uncircumcised lie
slain by the sword.

Ezekiel 32:25

Among the slain
they prepare a resting place for Elam
with all her hordes.
Her graves are all around her.
All of them are uncircumcised,
slain by the sword,
although their terror was once spread
in the land of the living.
They bear their disgrace
with those who descend to the Pit.
They are placed among the slain.

Ezekiel 32:27

They do not lie down
with the fallen warriors of the uncircumcised,
who went down to Sheol
with their weapons of war,
whose swords were placed under their heads.
The punishment for their sins
rested on their bones,
although the terror of these warriors
was once in the land of the living.

Daniel 12:13

But as for you, go on your way to the end; you will rest, then rise to your destiny at the end of the days.”

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