Isaiah 57:2
Good News Translation
Those who live good lives find peace and rest in death.

New Revised Standard Version
and they enter into peace; those who walk uprightly will rest on their couches.

Contemporary English Version
but in death they find peace for obeying God.

New American Bible
and enter into peace; They rest upon their couches, the sincere, who walk in integrity.

Douay-Rheims Bible
Let peace come, let him rest in his bed that hath walked in his uprightness.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Let peace come, let him rest in his bed that hath walked in his uprightness.

he shall

Job 3:17 There the wicked cease from tumult, and there the wearied in strength are at rest.

Ecclesiastes 12:7 And the dust return into its earth, from whence it was, and the spirit return to God, who gave it.

Matthew 25:21 His lord said to him: Well done, good and faithful servant, because thou hast been faithful over a few things, I will place thee over many things. Enter thou into the joy of thy lord.

Luke 16:22 And it came to pass that the beggar died and was carried by the angels into Abraham's bosom. And the rich man also died: and he was buried in hell.

2 Corinthians 5:1,8 For we know, if our earthly house of this habitation be dissolved, that we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in heaven. . . .

Philippians 1:23 But I am straitened between two: having a desire to be dissolved and to be with Christ, a thing by far the better.

Revelation 14:13 And I heard a voice from heaven, saying to me: Write: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord. From henceforth now, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours. For their works follow them.

enter into.

Luke 2:29 Now thou dost dismiss thy servant, O Lord, according to thy word in peace:

Luke 7:50 And he said to the woman: Thy faith hath made thee safe. Go in peace.


Isaiah 14:18 All the kings of the nations have all of them slept in glory, every one in his own house.

2 Chronicles 16:14 And they buried him in his own sepulchre, which he had made for himself in the city of David: and they laid him on his bed full of spices and odoriferous ointments, which were made by the art of the perfumers, and they burnt them over him with very great pomp.

Ezekiel 32:25 In the midst of the slain they have set him a bed among all his people: their graves are round about him: all these are uncircumcised, and slain by the sword: for they spread their terror in the land of the living, and have borne their shame with them that descend into the pit: they are laid in the midst of the slain.

in his uprightness.

Genesis 17:1 And after he began to be ninety and nine years old, the Lord appeared to him: and said unto him: I am the Almighty God: walk before me, and be perfect.

Luke 1:6 And they were both just before God, walking in all the commandments and justifications of the Lord without blame.

The Blessed Death of the Righteous
1The just perisheth, and no man layeth it to heart, and men of mercy are taken away, because there is none that understandeth; for the just man is taken away from before the face of evil. 2Let peace come, let him rest in his bed that hath walked in his uprightness.
Cross References
Psalm 37:37
Keep innocence, and behold justice: for there are remnants for the peaceable man.

Isaiah 26:7
The way of the just is right, the path of the just is right to walk in.

Daniel 12:13
But go thou thy ways until the time appointed: and thou shalt rest, and stand in thy lot unto the end of the days.

Isaiah 57:1
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