33 They went down alive into the realm of the dead,(A) with everything they owned; the earth closed over them, and they perished and were gone from the community.

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35 All his sons and daughters came to comfort him,(A) but he refused to be comforted.(B) “No,” he said, “I will continue to mourn until I join my son(C) in the grave.(D)” So his father wept for him.

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“The Lord brings death and makes alive;(A)
    he brings down to the grave and raises up.(B)

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26 You will come to the grave in full vigor,(A)
    like sheaves gathered in season.(B)

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13 They spend their years in prosperity(A)
    and go down to the grave(B) in peace.[a](C)

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Footnotes

  1. Job 21:13 Or in an instant

17 The wicked go down to the realm of the dead,(A)
    all the nations that forget God.(B)

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10 because you will not abandon me to the realm of the dead,(A)
    nor will you let your faithful[a] one(B) see decay.(C)

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Footnotes

  1. Psalm 16:10 Or holy

15 Let death take my enemies by surprise;(A)
    let them go down alive to the realm of the dead,(B)
    for evil finds lodging among them.

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11 All your pomp has been brought down to the grave,(A)
    along with the noise of your harps;(B)
maggots are spread out beneath you
    and worms(C) cover you.(D)

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18 For the grave(A) cannot praise you,
    death cannot sing your praise;(B)
those who go down to the pit(C)
    cannot hope for your faithfulness.

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