Bible Study Topic: Hell In The Old Testament

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All his sons and daughters came to comfort him, but he refused to be comforted. "No," he said, "in mourning will I go down to the grave to my son." So his father wept for him.
Genesis Chapter 37: Verse 35

But Jacob said, "My son will not go down there with you; his brother is dead and he is the only one left. If harm comes to him on the journey you are taking, you will bring my gray head down to the grave in sorrow."
Genesis Chapter 42: Verse 38

If you take this one from me too and harm comes to him, you will bring my gray head down to the grave in misery.'
Genesis Chapter 44: Verse 29

sees that the boy isn't there, he will die. Your servants will bring the gray head of our father down to the grave in sorrow.
Genesis Chapter 44: Verse 31

But if the LORD brings about something totally new, and the earth opens its mouth and swallows them, with everything that belongs to them, and they go down alive into the grave, then you will know that these men have treated the LORD with contempt."
Numbers Chapter 16: Verse 30

They went down alive into the grave, with everything they owned; the earth closed over them, and they perished and were gone from the community.
Numbers Chapter 16: Verse 33

For a fire has been kindled by my wrath, one that burns to the realm of death below. It will devour the earth and its harvests and set afire the foundations of the mountains.
Deuteronomy Chapter 32: Verse 22

"The LORD brings death and makes alive; he brings down to the grave and raises up.
1 Samuel Chapter 2: Verse 6

The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.
2 Samuel Chapter 22: Verse 6

Deal with him according to your wisdom, but do not let his gray head go down to the grave in peace.
1 Kings Chapter 2: Verse 6

But now, do not consider him innocent. You are a man of wisdom; you will know what to do to him. Bring his gray head down to the grave in blood."
1 Kings Chapter 2: Verse 9

As a cloud vanishes and is gone, so he who goes down to the grave does not return.
Job Chapter 7: Verse 9

They are higher than the heavens,what can you do? They are deeper than the depths of the grave ,what can you know?
Job Chapter 11: Verse 8

"If only you would hide me in the grave and conceal me till your anger has passed! If only you would set me a time and then remember me!
Job Chapter 14: Verse 13

If the only home I hope for is the grave, if I spread out my bed in darkness,
Job Chapter 17: Verse 13

Will it go down to the gates of death ? Will we descend together into the dust?"
Job Chapter 17: Verse 16

They spend their years in prosperity and go down to the grave in peace.
Job Chapter 21: Verse 13

As heat and drought snatch away the melted snow, so the grave snatches away those who have sinned.
Job Chapter 24: Verse 19

Death is naked before God; Destruction lies uncovered.
Job Chapter 26: Verse 6

No one remembers you when he is dead. Who praises you from the grave ?
Psalms Chapter 6: Verse 5

The wicked return to the grave, all the nations that forget God.
Psalms Chapter 9: Verse 17

because you will not abandon me to the grave, nor will you let your Holy One see decay.
Psalms Chapter 16: Verse 10

The cords of the grave coiled around me; the snares of death confronted me.
Psalms Chapter 18: Verse 5

O LORD, you brought me up from the grave ; you spared me from going down into the pit.
Psalms Chapter 30: Verse 3

Let me not be put to shame, O LORD, for I have cried out to you; but let the wicked be put to shame and lie silent in the grave.
Psalms Chapter 31: Verse 17

Like sheep they are destined for the grave, and death will feed on them. The upright will rule over them in the morning; their forms will decay in the grave, far from their princely mansions.
Psalms Chapter 49: Verse 14

But God will redeem my life from the grave; he will surely take me to himself.
Psalms Chapter 49: Verse 15

Let death take my enemies by surprise; let them go down alive to the grave, for evil finds lodging among them.
Psalms Chapter 55: Verse 15

For great is your love toward me; you have delivered me from the depths of the grave.
Psalms Chapter 86: Verse 13

For my soul is full of trouble and my life draws near the grave.
Psalms Chapter 88: Verse 3

What man can live and not see death, or save himself from the power of the grave ?
Psalms Chapter 89: Verse 48

The cords of death entangled me, the anguish of the grave came upon me; I was overcome by trouble and sorrow.
Psalms Chapter 116: Verse 3

If I go up to the heavens, you are there; if I make my bed in the depths, you are there.
Psalms Chapter 139: Verse 8

They will say, "As one plows and breaks up the earth, so our bones have been scattered at the mouth of the grave. "
Psalms Chapter 141: Verse 7

let's swallow them alive, like the grave, and whole, like those who go down to the pit;
Proverbs Chapter 1: Verse 12

Her feet go down to death; her steps lead straight to the grave.
Proverbs Chapter 5: Verse 5

Her house is a highway to the grave, leading down to the chambers of death.
Proverbs Chapter 7: Verse 27

But little do they know that the dead are there, that her guests are in the depths of the grave.
Proverbs Chapter 9: Verse 18

Death and Destruction lie open before the LORD, how much more the hearts of men!
Proverbs Chapter 15: Verse 11

The path of life leads upward for the wise to keep him from going down to the grave.
Proverbs Chapter 15: Verse 24

Punish him with the rod and save his soul from death.
Proverbs Chapter 23: Verse 14

Death and Destruction are never satisfied, and neither are the eyes of man.
Proverbs Chapter 27: Verse 20

the grave, the barren womb, land, which is never satisfied with water, and fire, which never says, 'Enough!'
Proverbs Chapter 30: Verse 16

Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the grave, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.
Ecclesiastes Chapter 9: Verse 10

Place me like a seal over your heart, like a seal on your arm; for love is as strong as death, its jealousy unyielding as the grave. It burns like blazing fire, like a mighty flame.
Song of Solomon Chapter 8: Verse 6

Therefore the grave enlarges its appetite and opens its mouth without limit; into it will descend their nobles and masses with all their brawlers and revelers.
Isaiah Chapter 5: Verse 14

The grave below is all astir to meet you at your coming; it rouses the spirits of the departed to greet you, all those who were leaders in the world; it makes them rise from their thrones, all those who were kings over the nations.
Isaiah Chapter 14: Verse 9

All your pomp has been brought down to the grave, along with the noise of your harps; maggots are spread out beneath you and worms cover you.
Isaiah Chapter 14: Verse 11

But you are brought down to the grave, to the depths of the pit.
Isaiah Chapter 14: Verse 15

You boast, "We have entered into a covenant with death, with the grave we have made an agreement. When an overwhelming scourge sweeps by, it cannot touch us, for we have made a lie our refuge and falsehood our hiding place."
Isaiah Chapter 28: Verse 15

Your covenant with death will be annulled; your agreement with the grave will not stand. When the overwhelming scourge sweeps by, you will be beaten down by it.
Isaiah Chapter 28: Verse 18

I said, "In the prime of my life must I go through the gates of death and be robbed of the rest of my years?"
Isaiah Chapter 38: Verse 10

For the grave cannot praise you, death cannot sing your praise; those who go down to the pit cannot hope for your faithfulness.
Isaiah Chapter 38: Verse 18

You went to Molech with olive oil and increased your perfumes. You sent your ambassadors far away; you descended to the grave itself!
Isaiah Chapter 57: Verse 9

" 'This is what the Sovereign LORD says: On the day it was brought down to the grave I covered the deep springs with mourning for it; I held back its streams, and its abundant waters were restrained. Because of it I clothed Lebanon with gloom, and all the trees of the field withered away.
Ezekiel Chapter 31: Verse 15

I made the nations tremble at the sound of its fall when I brought it down to the grave with those who go down to the pit. Then all the trees of Eden, the choicest and best of Lebanon, all the trees that were well-watered, were consoled in the earth below.
Ezekiel Chapter 31: Verse 16

Those who lived in its shade, its allies among the nations, had also gone down to the grave with it, joining those killed by the sword.
Ezekiel Chapter 31: Verse 17

From within the grave the mighty leaders will say of Egypt and her allies, 'They have come down and they lie with the uncircumcised, with those killed by the sword.'
Ezekiel Chapter 32: Verse 21

Do they not lie with the other uncircumcised warriors who have fallen, who went down to the grave with their weapons of war, whose swords were placed under their heads? The punishment for their sins rested on their bones, though the terror of these warriors had stalked through the land of the living.
Ezekiel Chapter 32: Verse 27

"I will ransom them from the power of the grave ; I will redeem them from death. Where, O death, are your plagues? Where, O grave, is your destruction? "I will have no compassion,
Hosea Chapter 13: Verse 14

Though they dig down to the depths of the grave, from there my hand will take them. Though they climb up to the heavens, from there I will bring them down.
Amos Chapter 9: Verse 2

He said: "In my distress I called to the LORD, and he answered me. From the depths of the grave I called for help, and you listened to my cry.
Jonah Chapter 2: Verse 2

indeed, wine betrays him; he is arrogant and never at rest. Because he is as greedy as the grave and like death is never satisfied, he gathers to himself all the nations and takes captive all the peoples.
Habakkuk Chapter 2: Verse 5

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