Death, Of Unbelievers
Most Relevant Verses
For one can see that wise men die;
foolish and stupid men also pass away.
Then they leave their wealth to others.
What man can live and never see death?
Who can save himself from the power of Sheol?Selah
The fear of the Lord prolongs life,
but the years of the wicked are cut short.
Therefore I told you that you will die in your sins. For if you do not believe that I am He, you will die in your sins.”
When the wicked man dies,
his expectation comes to nothing,
and hope placed in wealth vanishes.
Do I take any pleasure in the death of the wicked?” This is the declaration of the Lord God. “Instead, don’t I take pleasure when he turns from his ways and lives?
But these people, like irrational animals—creatures of instinct born to be caught and destroyed—speak blasphemies about things they don’t understand, and in their destruction they too will be destroyed,
And throw this good-for-nothing slave into the outer darkness. In that place there will be weeping and gnashing of teeth.’
These people are springs without water, mists driven by a whirlwind. The gloom of darkness has been reserved for them.
And just as it is appointed for people to die once—and after this, judgment—
Many of those who sleep in the dust
of the earth will awake,
some to eternal life,
and some to shame and eternal contempt.
In the same way, Sodom and Gomorrah and the cities around them committed sexual immorality and practiced perversions, just as angels did, and serve as an example by undergoing the punishment of eternal fire.
“I assure you: Anyone who hears My word and believes Him who sent Me has eternal life and will not come under judgment but has passed from death to life.