Bible Verses About Death

by Sister McCook

The following are some of the Bible verses and scriptures about death

 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted. – Matthew 5:4 
 “But if a wicked person turns away from all his sins that he has committed and keeps all my statutes and does what is just and right, he shall surely live; he shall not die. – Ezekiel 18:21 
 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. – John 3:16 
 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For God did not send his Son into the world to condemn the world, but in order that the world might be saved through him. – John 3:16-17 
 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.” – John 14:1-4 
 “Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. – John 14:1-3 
 “Lord, now you are letting your servant depart in peace, according to your word; – Luke 2:29 
 “O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” – 1 Corinthians 15:55 
 “O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. – 1 Corinthians 15:55-57 
 “O Lord, make me know my end and what is the measure of my days; let me know how fleeting I am! – Psalm 39:4 
A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth. – Ecclesiastes 7:1 
A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name’s sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. … – Psalm 23:1-6 
A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; – Ecclesiastes 3:2 
Abraham breathed his last and died in a good old age, an old man and full of years, and was gathered to his people. – Genesis 25:8 
After saying these things, he said to them, “Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but I go to awaken him.” The disciples said to him, “Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will recover.” Now Jesus had spoken of his death, but they thought that he meant taking rest in sleep. Then Jesus told them plainly, “Lazarus has died. – John 11:11-14 
And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell. – Matthew 10:28 
And everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?” – John 11:26 
And falling to his knees he cried out with a loud voice, “Lord, do not hold this sin against them.” And when he had said this, he fell asleep. – Acts 7:60 
And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.” – Luke 23:43 
And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!” – Revelation 14:13 
And in those days people will seek death and will not find it. They will long to die, but death will flee from them. – Revelation 9:6 
And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment, – Hebrews 9:27 
And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt. – Daniel 12:2 
And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it. – Ecclesiastes 12:7 
And the living one. I died, and behold I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of Death and Hades. – Revelation 1:18 
And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.” – Matthew 25:46 
And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, for they loved not their lives even unto death. – Revelation 12:11 
And we know that for those who love God all things work together for good, for those who are called according to his purpose. – Romans 8:28 
As he came from his mother’s womb he shall go again, naked as he came, and shall take nothing for his toil that he may carry away in his hand. – Ecclesiastes 5:15 
Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, – 1 Corinthians 15:51 
Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed. For this perishable body must put on the imperishable, and this mortal body must put on immortality. When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written: “Death is swallowed up in victory.” “O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?” … – 1 Corinthians 15:51-57 
Beloved, we are God’s children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is. – 1 John 3:2 
Blessed and holy is the one who shares in the first resurrection! Over such the second death has no power, but they will be priests of God and of Christ, and they will reign with him for a thousand years. – Revelation 20:6 
But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.” – Revelation 21:8 
But now he is dead. Why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I shall go to him, but he will not return to me.” – 2 Samuel 12:23 
But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself. – Philippians 3:20-21 
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. – 1 Thessalonians 4:13 
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep. – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14  
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep. For this we declare to you by a word from the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep. For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a cry of command, with the voice of an archangel, and with the sound of the trumpet of God. And the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive, who are left, will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we will always be with the Lord. … – 1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 
By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread, till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return.” – Genesis 3:19 
Cast your burden on the Lord, and he will sustain you; he will never permit the righteous to be moved. – Psalm 55:22 
Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest. – Matthew 11:28 
Do not marvel at this, for an hour is coming when all who are in the tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment. – John 5:28-29 
Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness? – Romans 6:16 
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. – Psalm 23:4 
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand. – Isaiah 41:10 
For as by a man came death, by a man has come also the resurrection of the dead. – 1 Corinthians 15:21 
For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive. – 1 Corinthians 15:22 
For here we have no lasting city, but we seek the city that is to come. – Hebrews 13:14 
For his anger is but for a moment, and his favor is for a lifetime. Weeping may tarry for the night, but joy comes with the morning. – Psalm 30:5 
For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord. – Romans 8:38-39 
For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us. – Romans 8:18 
For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Lord God; so turn, and live.” – Ezekiel 18:32 
For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s. – Romans 14:8 
For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live. – Romans 8:13 
For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep. – 1 Thessalonians 4:14 
For the living know that they will die, but the dead know nothing, and they have no more reward, for the memory of them is forgotten. – Ecclesiastes 9:5 
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. – Romans 6:23 
For they cannot die anymore, because they are equal to angels and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection. – Luke 20:36 
For this light momentary affliction is preparing for us an eternal weight of glory beyond all comparison, as we look not to the things that are seen but to the things that are unseen. For the things that are seen are transient, but the things that are unseen are eternal. – 2 Corinthians 4:17-18 
For this we declare to you by a word from the Lord, that we who are alive, who are left until the coming of the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep. – 1 Thessalonians 4:15 
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. – Philippians 1:21 
For to set the mind on the flesh is death, but to set the mind on the Spirit is life and peace. – Romans 8:6 
For we brought nothing into the world, and we cannot take anything out of the world. – 1 Timothy 6:7 
For when a few years have come I shall go the way from which I shall not return. – Job 16:22 
He himself bore our sins in his body on the tree, that we might die to sin and live to righteousness. By his wounds you have been healed. – 1 Peter 2:24 
He will swallow up death forever; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces, and the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for the Lord has spoken. – Isaiah 25:8 
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.” – Revelation 21:4 
I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better. But to remain in the flesh is more necessary on your account. – Philippians 1:23-24 
If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my service I would wait, till my renewal should come. – Job 14:14 
If I say to the wicked, O wicked one, you shall surely die, and you do not speak to warn the wicked to turn from his way, that wicked person shall die in his iniquity, but his blood I will require at your hand. – Ezekiel 33:8 
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, – John 11:25 
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?” – John 11:25-26 
Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me. – John 14:6 
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever. – Psalm 73:26 
No man has power to retain the spirit, or power over the day of death. There is no discharge from war, nor will wickedness deliver those who are given to it. – Ecclesiastes 8:8 
Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid. – John 14:27 
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints. – Psalm 116:15 
Shall I ransom them from the power of Sheol? Shall I redeem them from Death? O Death, where are your plagues? O Sheol, where is your sting? Compassion is hidden from my eyes. – Hosea 13:14 
Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery. – Hebrews 2:14-15 
Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil.  – Hebrews 2:14 
So is it with the resurrection of the dead. What is sown is perishable; what is raised is imperishable. It is sown in dishonor; it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness; it is raised in power. It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body. – 1 Corinthians 15:42-44 
So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord. – 2 Corinthians 5:6-8 
That this is God, our God forever and ever. He will guide us forever. – Psalm 48:14 
The dead do not praise the Lord, nor do any who go down into silence. – Psalm 115:17 
The last enemy to be destroyed is death. -1 Corinthians 15:26
The righteous man perishes, and no one lays it to heart; devout men are taken away, while no one understands. For the righteous man is taken away from calamity; he enters into peace; they rest in their beds who walk in their uprightness. – Isaiah 57:1-2 
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy. I came that they may have life and have it abundantly. – John 10:10 
The wicked is overthrown through his evildoing, but the righteous finds refuge in his death. – Proverbs 14:32 
The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. – Psalm 34:18 
Then Death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. This is the second death, the lake of fire. – Revelation 20:14 
Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature. – Genesis 2:7 
Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned — Romans 5:12 
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life. – John 5:24 
Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life. “Truly, truly, I say to you, an hour is coming, and is now here, when the dead will hear the voice of the Son of God, and those who hear will live. For as the Father has life in himself, so he has granted the Son also to have life in himself. – John 5:24-26 
Whatever your hand finds to do, do it with your might, for there is no work or thought or knowledge or wisdom in Sheol, to which you are going. – Ecclesiastes 9:10 
When his breath departs, he returns to the earth; on that very day his plans perish. – Psalm 146:4  
When you hide your face, they are dismayed; when you take away their breath, they die and return to their dust. – Psalm 104:29 
Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life. – 1 John 5:12 
Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord. – 2 Corinthians 5:8 

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