Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

But Jesus said unto him, Follow me; and let the dead bury their dead.

General references

Bible References

Follow

Matthew 4:18
And Jesus, walking by the sea of Galilee, saw two brothers, Simon called Peter, and Andrew his brother, casting a net into the sea: for they were fishers.
Matthew 9:9
And as Jesus passed forth from there, he saw a man, named Matthew, sitting at the receipt of custom: and he said unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.
John 1:43
The day following Jesus went forth into Galilee, and found Philip, and said unto him, Follow me.

And

Luke 15:32
It was right that we should make merry, and be glad: for this your brother was dead, and is alive again; and was lost, and is found.
Ephesians 2:1
And you has he made alive, who were dead in trespasses and sins:
Ephesians 5:14
Therefore he says, Awake you that sleep, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall give you light.
Colossians 2:13
And you, being dead in your sins and the uncircumcision of your flesh, has he made alive together with him, having forgiven you all trespasses;
1 Timothy 5:6
But she that lives in pleasure is dead while she lives.

General references

Ezekiel 44:25
And they shall come near no dead person to defile themselves: but for father, or for mother, or for son, or for daughter, for brother, or for sister that has had no husband, they may defile themselves.