Sheol 1 below is stirred up about you, ready to meet you when you arrive. It rouses 2 the spirits of the dead for you, all the former leaders of the earth; 3 it makes all the former kings of the nations rise from their thrones. 4
‘What right do you have to be here? What relatives do you have buried here? 1 Why 2 do you chisel out a tomb for yourself here? He chisels out his burial site in an elevated place, he carves out his tomb on a cliff.
The houses in Jerusalem and the houses of the kings of Judah will be defiled by dead bodies 1 just like this place, Topheth. For they offered sacrifice to the stars 2 and poured out drink offerings to other gods on the roofs of those houses.’”
I made the nations shake at the sound of its fall, when I threw it down to Sheol, along with those who descend to the pit. 1 Then all the trees of Eden, the choicest and the best of Lebanon, all that were well-watered, were comforted in the earth below.
When Ahithophel realized that his advice had not been followed, he saddled his donkey and returned to his house in his hometown. After setting his household in order, he hanged himself. So he died and was buried in the grave 1 of his father.
For you say, “We have made a treaty with death, with Sheol 1 we have made an agreement. 2 When the overwhelming judgment sweeps by 3 it will not reach us. For we have made a lie our refuge, we have hidden ourselves in a deceitful word.” 4
then I will bring you down to bygone people, 1 to be with those who descend to the pit. I will make you live in the lower parts of the earth, among 2 the primeval ruins, with those who descend to the pit, so that you will not be inhabited or stand 3 in the land of the living.
For a fire has been kindled by my anger, and it burns to lowest Sheol; 1 it consumes the earth and its produce, and ignites the foundations of the mountains.
Gideon son of Joash died at a very 1 old age and was buried in the tomb of his father Joash located in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
David instructed Joab and all the people who were with him, “Tear your clothes! Put on sackcloth! Lament before Abner!” Now King David followed 1 behind the funeral bier.
Joram passed away 1 and was buried with his ancestors in the city of David. His son Ahaziah replaced him as king.
He overlaid the temple’s rafters, thresholds, walls and doors with gold; he carved decorative cherubim on the walls.