New Living Translation
For the dead do not remember you. Who can praise 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?
Psalm 6:5 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
6:5 In death - Among the dead. Remembrance - He speaks of the remembrance or celebration of God's grace in the land of the living, to the edification of God's church, and the propagation of true religion among men; which is not done in the other life.
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21. If then to sin, that others may not commit a worse sin, either against us or against any, without doubt we ought not; it is to be considered in that which Lot did, whether it be an example which we ought to imitate, or rather one which we ought to avoid. For it seems meet to be more looked into and noted, that, when so horrible an evil from the most flagitious impiety of the Sodomites was impending over his guests, which he wished to ward off and was not able, to such a degree may even that just …
St. Augustine—Against Lying
Out of the Deep of Suffering and Sorrow.
Epistle xxxix. To Eulogius, Patriarch of Alexandria.
Epistle xv. To George, Presbyter.
"What will you gain if I die, if I sink into the grave? Can my dust praise you? Can it tell of your faithfulness?
Are your wonderful deeds of any use to the dead? Do the dead rise up and praise you? Interlude
The dead cannot sing praises to the LORD, for they have gone into the silence of the grave.
I will not die; instead, I will live to tell what the LORD has done.
Whatever you do, do well. For when you go to the grave, there will be no work or planning or knowledge or wisdom.
For the dead cannot praise you; they cannot raise their voices in praise. Those who go down to the grave can no longer hope in your faithfulness.
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