9040 grave, the

9040 grave, the

An OT synonym for death, the natural, inevitable human destiny, though not without hope for the righteous.

The grave as a place of burial

Nu 19:16,18; Dt 34:6; 1Ki 13:31; 2Ki 21:26; Isa 22:16

The grave representing natural death

Ge 37:35; Ps 88:3 See also Ge 42:38; Ge 44:29; 2Sa 22:5-6; 1Ki 2:6,9; Job 3:21-22; Job 5:26; Job 10:19; Job 17:1; Ps 30:3; Ps 89:48; Pr 5:5; Pr 9:18; Pr 15:24; Pr 30:16; Isa 28:15,18; Jer 20:17; Hab 2:5

The grave as judgment

Ps 55:15 See also Nu 16:30,33; Job 24:19; Job 40:13; Ps 9:17; Ps 31:17; Ps 49:14; Isa 5:14; Isa 14:9,11,15

The grave represented only hopelessness and oblivion before Jesus Christ’s resurrection

Job 17:13-16; Ecc 9:10 See also Job 7:9; Ps 6:5; Ps 31:17; Ps 88:5,11; Isa 38:18

The OT hope of redemption from the grave anticipated the gospel message

Ps 49:15; 1Co 15:55 See also 1Sa 2:6; Job 14:13; Hos 13:14; Ac 2:27; Ps 16:10

See also

5241burial
9020death
9050tombs
9210judgment, God’s
9310resurrection
9510hell
9530Hades
9540Sheol
9610hope

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