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23 Bible Verses about Death Looms Near

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Psalm 88:3

For I am full of troubles, and my life draws near to Sheol (the place of the dead).

Luke 1:79

To shine upon and give light to those who sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, to direct and guide our feet in a straight line into the way of peace.

Jonah 2:2

And said, I cried out of my distress to the Lord, and He heard me; out of the belly of Sheol cried I, and You heard my voice.

Matthew 8:25

And they went and awakened Him, saying, Lord, rescue and preserve us! We are perishing!

Luke 8:24

And the disciples came and woke Him, saying, Master, Master, we are perishing! And He, being thoroughly awakened, censured and blamed and rebuked the wind and the raging waves; and they ceased, and there came a calm.

Luke 7:2

Now a centurion had a bond servant who was held in honor and highly valued by him, who was sick and at the point of death.

Luke 8:42

For he had an only daughter, about twelve years of age, and she was dying. As [Jesus] went, the people pressed together around Him [almost suffocating Him].

John 4:47

Having heard that Jesus had come back from Judea into Galilee, he went away to meet Him and began to beg Him to come down and cure his son, for he was lying at the point of death.

2 Corinthians 11:23

Are they [ministering] servants of Christ (the Messiah)? I am talking like one beside himself, [but] I am more, with far more extensive and abundant labors, with far more imprisonments, [beaten] with countless stripes, and frequently [at the point of] death.

Job 33:22

Yes, his soul draws near to corruption, and his life to the inflicters of death (the destroyers).

Psalm 41:8

An evil disease, say they, is poured out upon him and cleaves fast to him; and now that he is bedfast, he will not rise up again.

Jeremiah 20:6

And you, Pashhur, and all who dwell in your house shall go into captivity; you shall go to Babylon, and there you shall die and be buried, you and all your friends to whom you have prophesied falsely.

Jeremiah 22:26

And I will hurl you and the mother who bore you into another country, where you were not born, and there you will die.

Jeremiah 28:16

Therefore thus says the Lord: Behold, I will cast you from the face of the earth. This year you will die, because you have uttered and taught rebellion against the Lord.

Psalm 55:15

Let desolations and death come suddenly upon them; let them go down alive to Sheol (the place of the dead), for evils are in their habitations, in their hearts, and their inmost part.

Jeremiah 16:4

They shall die of deadly diseases. They shall not be lamented, nor shall they be buried, but they shall be like dung upon the face of the ground. They shall perish and be consumed by the sword and by famine, and their dead bodies shall be food for the fowls of the air and for the beasts of the earth.

Psalm 107:18

They loathe every kind of food, and they draw near to the gates of death.

2 Samuel 12:23

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.

Jeremiah 15:2

And if they say to you, Where shall we go? then tell them, Thus says the Lord: Such as are [destined] for death, to death; and such as are for the sword, to the sword; and such as are for famine, to famine; and such as are for captivity, to captivity.

Jeremiah 43:11

And he shall come and smite the land of Egypt, giving such as are [destined] for death, to death, and such as are [destined] for captivity, to captivity, and such as are [destined] for the sword, to the sword.

Revelation 3:2

Rouse yourselves and keep awake, and strengthen and invigorate what remains and is on the point of dying; for I have not found a thing that you have done [any work of yours] meeting the requirements of My God or perfect in His sight.

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