"Now the days of David drew nigh that he should die; and he charged Solomon his son, saying, I go the way of all the earth: be thou strong therefore, and shew thyself a man." 1 Kings 2:1, 2.
"And Joshua called for all Israel . . . and said unto them, I am old and stricken in age. . . . And, behold, this day I am going the way of all the earth." Joshua 23:2, 14.
"Then Job answered and said, . . . When a few years are come, then I shall go the way whence I shall not return." Job 16:1, 22.