Ecclesiastes 12:5
Furthermore, men are afraid of a high place and of terrors on the road; the almond tree blossoms, the grasshopper drags himself along, and the caperberry is ineffective. For man goes to his eternal home while mourners go about in the street.
Cross References
Genesis 50:10
When they came to the threshing floor of Atad, which is beyond the Jordan, they lamented there with a very great and sorrowful lamentation; and he observed seven days mourning for his father.

Job 17:13
"If I look for Sheol as my home, I make my bed in the darkness;

Job 30:23
"For I know that You will bring me to death And to the house of meeting for all living.

Jeremiah 9:17
Thus says the LORD of hosts, "Consider and call for the mourning women, that they may come; And send for the wailing women, that they may come!

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the almond

Genesis 42:38 And he said, My son shall not go down with you; for his brother is …

Genesis 44:29,31 And if you take this also from me, and mischief befall him, you shall …

Leviticus 19:32 You shall rise up before the hoary head, and honor the face of the …

Job 15:10 With us are both the gray headed and very aged men, much elder than your father.

Psalm 71:18 Now also when I am old and gray headed, O God, forsake me not; until …

Proverbs 16:31 The hoary head is a crown of glory, if it be found in the way of righteousness.

Proverbs 20:29 The glory of young men is their strength: and the beauty of old men …

Isaiah 46:4 And even to your old age I am he; and even to hoar hairs will I carry …

Jeremiah 1:11 Moreover the word of the LORD came to me, saying, Jeremiah, what …

because

Ecclesiastes 9:10 Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might; for there …

Job 17:13 If I wait, the grave is my house: I have made my bed in the darkness.

Job 30:23 For I know that you will bring me to death, and to the house appointed …

Psalm 49:10-14 For he sees that wise men die, likewise the fool and the brutish …

Hebrews 9:27 And as it is appointed to men once to die, but after this the judgment:

the mourners

Genesis 50:3-10 And forty days were fulfilled for him; for so are fulfilled the days …

Jeremiah 9:17-20 Thus said the LORD of hosts, Consider you, and call for the mourning …

Mark 5:38,39 And he comes to the house of the ruler of the synagogue, and sees …

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