6:5 no remembrance. A similar statement is expressed in 30:9. The doctrine of resurrection, like the doctrine of the Trinity, is implicit in the Old Testament, but not developed fully until the New Testament. The living observe that the dead are silent and do not take part in worship.
Sheol. This word is found most often in poetic passages that reveal the thoughts and fears of the living, but are not presentations of a doctrine of resurrection or of the intermediate state. See Is. 14:9–11 note.