'Rot' in the Bible
Even if its roots have grown ancient in the earth, and its stump begins to rot in the ground,
The reputation of the righteous leads to blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot.
A tranquil mind brings life to one's body, but jealousy causes one's bones to rot.
To the impoverished person? He prepares an offering wood that won't rot Or to the one who chooses a skilled craftsman and seeks to erect an idol that won't topple?"
Therefore, this is what the LORD says concerning Jehoiakim, king of Judah, "He will have no one to sit on the throne of David, and his corpse will be thrown out to rot during the heat of the day and the frost of the night.
"This will be the plague with which the LORD inflicts all of the people who have attacked Jerusalem: he will cause their flesh to rot away, even while they're standing on their feet. He will cause their eyes to rot away in their sockets, and their tongues to rot away in their mouths.