50 Bible Verses about Death Of A Child
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Then it happened on the seventh day that the child died. And the servants of David were afraid to tell him that the child was dead, for they said, “Behold, while the child was still alive, we spoke to him and he did not listen to our voice. How then can we tell him that the child is dead, since he might do himself harm!”
This woman’s son died in the night, because she lay on it.
But now he has died; why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I will go to him, but he will not return to me.”
Precious in the sight of the Lord
Is the death of His godly ones.
Then she went and sat down opposite him, about a bowshot away, for she said, “Do not let me see the boy die.” And she sat opposite him, and lifted up her voice and wept.
Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and have them put to death.
“Brother will betray brother to death, and a father his child; and children will rise up against parents and cause them to be put to death.
For death has come up through our windows;
It has entered our palaces
To cut off the children from the streets,
The young men from the town squares.
And I will kill her children with pestilence, and all the churches will know that I am He who searches the minds and hearts; and I will give to each one of you according to your deeds.
Now you, arise, go to your house. When your feet enter the city the child will die.
“Fathers shall not be put to death for their sons, nor shall sons be put to death for their fathers; everyone shall be put to death for his own sin.
Then when Herod saw that he had been tricked by the magi, he became very enraged, and sent and slew all the male children who were in Bethlehem and all its vicinity, from two years old and under, according to the time which he had determined from the magi.
“If any man has a stubborn and rebellious son who will not obey his father or his mother, and when they chastise him, he will not even listen to them,
Then his servants said to him, “What is this thing that you have done? While the child was alive, you fasted and wept; but when the child died, you arose and ate food.”
Please run now to meet her and say to her, ‘Is it well with you? Is it well with your husband? Is it well with the child?’” And she answered, “It is well.”
Discipline your son while there is hope,
And do not desire his death.
Then the other woman said, “No! For the living one is my son, and the dead one is your son.” But the first woman said, “No! For the dead one is your son, and the living one is my son.” Thus they spoke before the king.
When Elisha came into the house, behold the lad was dead and laid on his bed.
“Truly I say to you, there are some of those who are standing here who will not taste death until they see the Son of Man coming in His kingdom.”
And entering in, He *said to them, “Why make a commotion and weep? The child has not died, but is asleep.”
Behold, all souls are Mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is Mine. The soul who sins will die.
He said, “Leave; for the girl has not died, but is asleep.” And they began laughing at Him.
And about the time of her death the women who stood by her said to her, “Do not be afraid, for you have given birth to a son.” But she did not answer or pay attention.
asking, “Teacher, Moses said, ‘If a man dies having no children, his brother as next of kin shall marry his wife, and raise up children for his brother.’
By this the children of God and the children of the devil are obvious: anyone who does not practice righteousness is not of God, nor the one who does not love his brother.
When I rose in the morning to nurse my son, behold, he was dead; but when I looked at him carefully in the morning, behold, he was not my son, whom I had borne.”
The second one married her, and died leaving behind no children; and the third likewise;
“No longer will there be in it an infant who lives but a few days,
Or an old man who does not live out his days;
For the youth will die at the age of one hundred
And the one who does not reach the age of one hundred
Will be thought accursed.
and so all seven left no children. Last of all the woman died also.
When he had taken him and brought him to his mother, he sat on her lap until noon, and then died.
Do not hold back discipline from the child,
Although you strike him with the rod, he will not die.
If a man fathers a hundred children and lives many years, however many they be, but his soul is not satisfied with good things and he does not even have a proper burial, then I say, “Better the miscarriage than he,
For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone who dies,” declares the Lord God. “Therefore, repent and live.”
“Get up, take the Child and His mother, and go into the land of Israel; for those who sought the Child’s life are dead.”
Now it came about after the death of Moses the servant of the Lord, that the Lord spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses’ servant, saying,
You shall strike him with the rod
And rescue his soul from Sheol.
So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).
Now there were seven brothers; and the first took a wife and died childless;
“But these two things will come on you suddenly in one day:
Loss of children and widowhood.
They will come on you in full measure
In spite of your many sorceries,
In spite of the great power of your spells.
and all the firstborn in the land of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of the Pharaoh who sits on his throne, even to the firstborn of the slave girl who is behind the millstones; all the firstborn of the cattle as well.
“He who strikes his father or his mother shall surely be put to death.
It came about as her soul was departing (for she died), that she named him Ben-oni; but his father called him Benjamin.
for they cannot even die anymore, because they are like angels, and are sons of God, being sons of the resurrection.
“A voice was heard in Ramah,
Weeping and great mourning,
Rachel weeping for her children;
And she refused to be comforted,
Because they were no more.”
and might free those who through fear of death were subject to slavery all their lives.
But when Jesus heard this, He said, “This sickness is not to end in death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it.”
But the sons of the slayers he did not put to death, according to what is written in the book of the Law of Moses, as the Lord commanded, saying, “The fathers shall not be put to death for the sons, nor the sons be put to death for the fathers; but each shall be put to death for his own sin.”
But when Herod died, behold, an angel of the Lord *appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said,
“When brothers live together and one of them dies and has no son, the wife of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a strange man. Her husband’s brother shall go in to her and take her to himself as wife and perform the duty of a husband’s brother to her.
In those days Hezekiah became mortally ill. And Isaiah the prophet the son of Amoz came to him and said to him, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Set your house in order, for you shall die and not live.’”
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