Leviticus 26:31

Hebrew Bible

29 You will eat the flesh of your sons and the flesh of your daughters. 30 I will destroy your high places and cut down your incense altars, and I will stack your dead bodies on top of the lifeless bodies of your idols. I will abhor you. 31 I will lay your cities waste and make your sanctuaries desolate, and I will refuse to smell your soothing aromas. 32 I myself will make the land desolate, and your enemies who live in it will be appalled. 33 I will scatter you among the nations and unsheathe the sword after you, so your land will become desolate and your cities will become a waste.

Psalms of Solomon 15:11


9 they will be seized as if by mercenaries, for the sign of destruction is right between their eyes. 10 For destruction and darkness is reserved for sinners and their lawlessness will pursue them even down into hell. 11 What is reserved for them will not be found in their children. For sin will turn the homes of sinners into deserts. 12 On the day of the Lord's judgment sinners will perish forever, when God examines the earth at his judgment: 13 but then, those fearing the Lord will find mercy, and they will live on in their God's mercy, but sinners will perish for all time.

 Notes and References

"... In Judaism, however, with the firmly established belief in individual providence and individual reward and punish­ment, both resurrection and immortality are considered as acts of individual providence, coming to each individual as a reward or a punishment for his actions. With regard to resurrection, it is definitely stated that certain types of wicked persons will not be resurrected. With regard to immortality, those in Judaism who have adopted this belief similarly speak of it as a reward reserved only for the right­eous but denied to the wicked. Thus in the Wisdom of Solomon, in contrast to the righteous, of whom the author says that their 'hope is full of immortality,' he says of the wicked that 'void is their hope,' and in contrast to virtue the 'memory' of which, he says, 'is immortal­ity,' he says again of the wicked that 'their memory shall perish,' though he figuratively speaks also of their being 'in grief.' So also the Palestinian author of the Psalms of Solomon, quite evidently speaking only of immortality, says that 'the inheritance of sinners is destruction and dark­ness,' (Psalms of Solomon 15:11) 'the sinner shall perish forever,', and 'when I was far from God, my soul had been wellnigh poured out into death.' ..."

Wolfson, Harry Austryn Philo Foundations of Religious Philosophy in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam (pp. 408-409) Harvard University Press, 1962

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