New Living Translation
Just as a cloud dissipates and vanishes, those who die will not come back.
King James Bible
As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.
Darby Bible Translation
The cloud consumeth and vanisheth away; so he that goeth down to Sheol shall not come up.
World English Bible
As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away, so he who goes down to Sheol shall come up no more.
Young's Literal Translation
Consumed hath been a cloud, and it goeth, So he who is going down to Sheol cometh not up.
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CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
7:9 No more - Never until the general resurrection. When we see a cloud which looked great, as if it would eclipse the sun, of a sudden dispersed and disappearing, say, Just such a thing is the life of man, a vapour that appears for a while and then vanisheth away.
LibraryWhether the Souls who are in Heaven or Hell are Able to Go from Thence?
Objection 1: It would seem that the souls in heaven or hell are unable to go from thence. For Augustine says (De Cura pro Mort. xiii): "If the souls of the dead took any part in the affairs of the living, to say nothing of others, there is myself whom not for a single night would my loving mother fail to visit since she followed me by land and sea in order to abide with me": and from this he concludes that the souls of the departed do not mingle in the affairs of the living. But they would be able …
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2 Samuel 12:23
But why should I fast when he is dead? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him one day, but he cannot return to me."
Had I died at birth, I would now be at peace. I would be asleep and at rest.
Such knowledge is higher than the heavens--and who are you? It is deeper than the underworld--what do you know?
"I wish you would hide me in the grave and forget me there until your anger has passed. But mark your calendar to think of me again!
What if I go to the grave and make my bed in darkness?
No, my hope will go down with me to the grave. We will rest together in the dust!"
I live in terror now. My honor has blown away in the wind, and my prosperity has vanished like a cloud.
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