New Living Translation
A great funeral procession goes to the cemetery. Many pay their respects as the body is laid to rest, and the earth gives sweet repose.
King James Bible
The clods of the valley shall be sweet unto him, and every man shall draw after him, as there are innumerable before him.
Darby Bible Translation
The clods of the valley are sweet unto him; and every man followeth suit after him, as there were innumerable before him.
World English Bible
The clods of the valley shall be sweet to him. All men shall draw after him, as there were innumerable before him.
Young's Literal Translation
Sweet to him have been the clods of the valley, And after him every man he draweth, And before him there is no numbering.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
21:33 Valley - Of the grave, which is low and deep like a valley. Sweet - He shall sweetly rest in his grave. Draw - Heb. he shall draw every man after him, into the grave, all that live after him, whether good or bad, shall follow him to the grave, shall die as he did. So he fares no worse herein than all mankind. He is figuratively said to draw them, because they come after him, as if they were drawn by his example.
LibraryWhether Every Punishment is Inflicted for a Sin?
Objection 1: It would seem that not every punishment is inflicted for a sin. For it is written (Jn. 9:3, 2) about the man born blind: "Neither hath this man sinned, nor his parents . . . that he should be born blind." In like manner we see that many children, those also who have been baptized, suffer grievous punishments, fevers, for instance, diabolical possession, and so forth, and yet there is no sin in them after they have been baptized. Moreover before they are baptized, there is no more sin …
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Sundry Sharp Reproofs
Rich and poor are both there, and the slave is free from his master.
They're filled with joy when they finally die, and rejoice when they find the grave.
No, my hope will go down with me to the grave. We will rest together in the dust!"
When they are carried to the grave, an honor guard keeps watch at their tomb.
And though they are great now, in a moment they will be gone like all others, cut off like heads of grain.
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