Death, Preparation For

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 39:4

Lord, reveal to me the end of my life
and the number of my days.
Let me know how short-lived I am.

2 Kings 20:1

In those days Hezekiah became terminally ill. The prophet Isaiah son of Amoz came and said to him, “This is what the Lord says: ‘Put your affairs in order, for you are about to die; you will not recover.’”

Deuteronomy 32:29

If only they were wise, they would figure it out;
they would understand their fate.

Psalm 39:13

Turn Your angry gaze from me
so that I may be cheered up
before I die and am gone.”

Ecclesiastes 9:4

But there is hope for whoever is joined with all the living, since a live dog is better than a dead lion.

Ecclesiastes 9:10

Whatever your hands find to do, do with all your strength, because there is no work, planning, knowledge, or wisdom in Sheol where you are going.

Ecclesiastes 11:7-8

Light is sweet,
and it is pleasing for the eyes to see the sun. Indeed, if a man lives many years,
let him rejoice in them all,
and let him remember the days of darkness, since they will be many.
All that comes is futile.

Isaiah 38:18-19

For Sheol cannot thank You;
Death cannot praise You.
Those who go down to the Pit
cannot hope for Your faithfulness. The living, only the living can thank You,
as I do today;
a father will make Your faithfulness known to children.

Ecclesiastes 11:8

Indeed, if a man lives many years,
let him rejoice in them all,
and let him remember the days of darkness, since they will be many.
All that comes is futile.

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