New International Version
Among the dead no one proclaims your name. Who praises you from the grave?
King James Bible
For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks?
Darby Bible Translation
For in death there is no remembrance of thee; in Sheol who shall give thanks unto thee?
World English Bible
For in death there is no memory of you. In Sheol, who shall give you thanks?
Young's Literal Translation
For there is not in death Thy memorial, In Sheol, who doth give thanks to Thee?
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
In death there is no remembrance of thee - Man is to glorify thee on earth. The end for which he was born cannot be accomplished in the grave; heal my body, and heal my soul, that I may be rendered capable of loving and serving thee here below. A dead body in the grave can do no good to men, nor bring any glory to thy name!
Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
LibraryThe Life of Mr. James Renwick.
Mr. James Renwick was born in the parish of Glencairn in Nithsdale, Feb. 15, 1662. His parents though not rich, yet were exemplary for piety. His father Andrew Renwick (a weaver to trade) and his mother Elizabeth Corsan, had several children before Mr. James, who died young; for which when his mother was pouring forth her motherly grief, her husband used to comfort her with declaring, that he was well satisfied to have children, whether they lived or died, young or old, providing they might be heirs …
John Howie—Biographia Scoticana (Scots Worthies)
"O Save Me for Thy Mercies' Sake. " --Ps. vi. 4
Rules to be Observed in Singing of Psalms.
Motives to Holy Mourning
"What is gained if I am silenced, if I go down to the pit? Will the dust praise you? Will it proclaim your faithfulness?
Do you show your wonders to the dead? Do their spirits rise up and praise you?
It is not the dead who praise the LORD, those who go down to the place of silence;
I will not die but live, and will proclaim what the LORD has done.
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with all your might, for in the realm of the dead, where you are going, there is neither working nor planning nor knowledge nor wisdom.
For the grave cannot praise you, death cannot sing your praise; those who go down to the pit cannot hope for your faithfulness.
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