Martha then said to Jesus, Master, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.
When Mary came to the place where Jesus was and saw Him, she dropped down at His feet, saying to Him, Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.
But some of them said, Could not He Who opened a blind man's eyes have prevented this man from dying?
I went down to the bottoms and the very roots of the mountains; the earth with its bars closed behind me forever. Yet You have brought up my life from the pit and corruption, O Lord my God.
And he stood between the dead and the living, and the plague was stayed.
You shall whip him with the rod and deliver his life from Sheol (Hades, the place of the dead).
1 Samuel 12:19
And [they] all said to Samuel, Pray for your servants to the Lord your God, that we may not die, for we have added to all our sins this evil -- "to ask for a king.
And your covenant with death shall be annulled, and your agreement with Sheol (the place of the dead) shall not stand; when the overwhelming scourge passes through, then you will be trodden down by it.
And he said, Do not be frightened, Paul! It is necessary for you to stand before Caesar; and behold, God has given you all those who are sailing with you.
Now therefore forgive my sin, I pray you, only this once, and entreat the Lord your God only that He may remove from me this [plague of] death.
To deliver them from death and keep them alive in famine.
To hear the sighing and groaning of the prisoner, to loose those who are appointed to death,
Have mercy upon me and be gracious to me, O Lord; consider how I am afflicted by those who hate me, You Who lift me up from the gates of death,
For You have delivered my life from death, yes, and my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of life and of the living.
For You have delivered my life from death, my eyes from tears, and my feet from stumbling and falling.
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]!
For You will not abandon me to Sheol (the place of the dead), neither will You suffer Your holy one [Holy One] to see corruption.
For great is Your mercy and loving-kindness toward me; and You have delivered me from the depths of Sheol [from the exceeding depths of affliction].
Let the groaning and sighing of the prisoner come before You; according to the greatness of Your power and Your arm spare those who are appointed to die!
Deliver those who are drawn away to death, and those who totter to the slaughter, hold them back [from their doom].