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18 Bible Verses about Death Of The Righteous

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Philippians 1:21-23

For me to live is Christ [His life in me], and to die is gain [the gain of the glory of eternity]. If, however, it is to be life in the flesh and I am to live on here, that means fruitful service for me; so I can say nothing as to my personal preference [I cannot choose], But I am hard pressed between the two. My yearning desire is to depart (to be free of this world, to set forth) and be with Christ, for that is far, far better;

Psalm 49:15

But God will redeem me from the power of Sheol (the place of the dead); for He will receive me. Selah [pause, and calmly think of that]!

Proverbs 14:32

The wicked is overthrown through his wrongdoing and calamity, but the [consistently] righteous has hope and confidence even in death.

Isaiah 57:2

He [in death] enters into peace; they rest in their beds, each one who walks straight and in his uprightness.

1 Corinthians 15:51

Take notice! I tell you a mystery (a secret truth, an event decreed by the hidden purpose or counsel of God). We shall not all fall asleep [in death], but we shall all be changed (transformed)

2 Timothy 4:6-8

For I am already about to be sacrificed [my life is about to be poured out as a drink offering]; the time of my [spirit's] release [from the body] is at hand and I will soon go free. I have fought the good (worthy, honorable, and noble) fight, I have finished the race, I have kept (firmly held) the faith. [As to what remains] henceforth there is laid up for me the [victor's] crown of righteousness [for being right with God and doing right], which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me and recompense me on that [great] day -- "and not to me only, but also to all those who have loved and yearned for and welcomed His appearing (His return).

2 Peter 1:14

Since I know that the laying aside of this body of mine will come speedily, as our Lord Jesus Christ made clear to me.

Psalm 31:5

Into Your hands I commit my spirit; You have redeemed me, O Lord, the God of truth and faithfulness.

Acts 7:59

And while they were stoning Stephen, he prayed, Lord Jesus, receive and accept and welcome my spirit!

Daniel 12:13

But you [Daniel, who was now over ninety years of age], go your way until the end; for you shall rest and shall stand [fast] in your allotted place at the end of the days.

2 Corinthians 5:1-3

For we know that if the tent which is our earthly home is destroyed (dissolved), we have from God a building, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. Here indeed, in this [present abode, body], we sigh and groan inwardly, because we yearn to be clothed over [we yearn to put on our celestial body like a garment, to be fitted out] with our heavenly dwelling, So that by putting it on we may not be found naked (without a body).

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