Help remembering a verse on if the dead are aware of us


#1

There is an OT verse about a mother who “mourns for her children” or “weeps” for her children or something. She had long been dead when the scene was described. I think it was Sarah or something. Anyone know what verse that is?


#2

This passage comes to mind:16Then Herod, when he saw that he had been tricked by the wise men, was in a furious rage, and he sent and killed all the male children in Bethlehem and in all that region who were two years old or under, according to the time which he had ascertained from the wise men. 17Then was fulfilled what was spoken by the prophet Jeremiah: 18"A voice was heard in Ramah, wailing and loud lamentation, Rachel weeping for her children; she refused to be consoled, because they were no more." (Matthew 2:16-18, quoting Jeremiah 31:15)


#3

That’s a winner Todd! I couldn’t find that for the life of me! Thx. :thumbsup:


closed #4

DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions expressed in these forums do not necessarily reflect those of Catholic Answers. For official apologetics resources please visit www.catholic.com.