2. The realm or state of the dead
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--2 Samuel--

The sorrows of hell compassed me about; the snares of death prevented me; (22:6)


Dead [things] are formed from under the waters, and the inhabitants thereof. (26:5)


For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks (6:5)

As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness (17:15)

What profit is there in my blood, when I go down to the pit? Shall the dust praise thee? shall it declare thy truth (30:9)

But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Selah (49:15)

For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell (86:13)

Wilt thou show wonders to the dead? shall the dead arise and praise thee? Selah (88:10)

Shall thy lovingkindness be declared in the grave? or thy faithfulness in destruction (88:11)

Shall thy wonders be known in the dark? and thy righteousness in the land of forgetfulness (88:12)

The dead praise not the Lord, neither any that go down into silence (115:17)

The sorrows of death compassed me, and the pains of hell gat hold upon me: I found trouble and sorrow (116:3)


The way of life [is] above to the wise, that he may depart from hell beneath. (15:24)

The man that wandereth out of the way of understanding shall remain in the congregation of the dead. (21:16)

Hell and destruction are never full; so the eyes of man are never satisfied. (27:20)


For to him that is joined to all the living there is hope: for a living dog is better than a dead lion. (9:4)

For the living know that they shall die: but the dead know not any thing, neither have they any more a reward; for the memory of them is forgotten. (9:5)

Also their love, and their hatred, and their envy, is now perished; neither have they any more a portion for ever in any [thing] that is done under the sun. (9:6)


Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it. (5:14)


And said, I cried by reason of mine affliction unto the Lord, and he heard me; out of the belly of hell cried I, [and] thou heardest my voice. (2:2)


And he said unto Jesus, Lord, remember me when thou comest into thy kingdom. (23:42)

And Jesus said unto him, Verily I say unto thee, To day shalt thou be with me in paradise. (23:43)


Then said the Jews, Will he kill himself? because he saith, Whither I go, ye cannot come. (8:22)

--2 Corinthians--

How that he was caught up into paradise, and heard unspeakable words, which it is not lawful for a man to utter. (12:4)

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