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Theasaurus: Dying

55 Bible Verses about Dying

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2 Kings 7:3

Four men with a skin disease were at the entrance to the gate. They said to each other, “Why just sit here until we die?

2 Corinthians 6:9

as unknown yet recognized;
as dying and look—we live;
as being disciplined yet not killed;

Hosea 4:3

For this reason the land mourns,
and everyone who lives in it languishes,
along with the wild animals and the birds of the sky;
even the fish of the sea disappear.

1 Kings 17:12

But she said, “As the Lord your God lives, I don’t have anything baked—only a handful of flour in the jar and a bit of oil in the jug. Just now, I am gathering a couple of sticks in order to go prepare it for myself and my son so we can eat it and die.”

Genesis 35:19

So Rachel died and was buried on the way to Ephrath (that is, Bethlehem).

Zechariah 11:9

Then I said, “I will no longer shepherd you. Let what is dying die, and let what is going astray go astray; let the rest devour each other’s flesh.”

Isaiah 38:1

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.’”

John 21:23

So this report spread to the brothers that this disciple would not die. Yet Jesus did not tell him that he would not die, but, “If I want him to remain until I come, what is that to you?”

Romans 5:7

For rarely will someone die for a just person—though for a good person perhaps someone might even dare to die.

1 Corinthians 15:51

Listen! I am telling you a mystery:We will not all fall asleep,
but we will all be changed,

Isaiah 65:20

In her, a nursing infant will no longer live
only a few days,
or an old man not live out his days.
Indeed, the youth will die at a hundred years,
and the one who misses a hundred years will be cursed.

Mark 9:48

whereTheir worm does not die,
and the fire is not quenched.

Ecclesiastes 4:2

So I admired the dead, who have already died, more than the living, who are still alive.

2 Kings 7:4

If we say, ‘Let’s go into the city,’ we will die there because the famine is in the city, but if we sit here, we will also die. So now, come on. Let’s go to the Arameans’ camp. If they let us live, we will live; if they kill us, we will die.”

Matthew 22:24

“Teacher, Moses said, if a man dies, having no children, his brother is to marry his wife and raise up offspring for his brother.

Mark 4:38

But He was in the stern, sleeping on the cushion. So they woke Him up and said to Him, “Teacher! Don’t You care that we’re going to die?”

Zechariah 13:8

In the whole land—
this is the Lord’s declaration—
two-thirds will be cut off and die,
but a third will be left in it.

Ezekiel 3:19

But if you warn a wicked person and he does not turn from his wickedness or his wicked way, he will die for his iniquity, but you will have saved your life.

John 11:50

You’re not considering that it is to your advantage that one man should die for the people rather than the whole nation perish.”

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Dying » Compared to as sleep

Deuteronomy 31:16

The Lord said to Moses, “You are about to rest with your fathers, and these people will soon commit adultery with the foreign gods of the land they are entering. They will abandon Me and break the covenant I have made with them.

Job 7:21

Why not forgive my sin
and pardon my transgression?
For soon I will lie down in the grave.
You will eagerly seek me, but I will be gone.

Mark 5:39

He went in and said to them, “Why are you making a commotion and weeping? The child is not dead but asleep.”

Dying » Universality of

Ecclesiastes 8:8

No one has authority over the wind to restrain it, and there is no authority over the day of death; there is no furlough in battle, and wickedness will not allow those who practice it to escape.

2 Samuel 14:14

We will certainly die and be like water poured out on the ground, which can’t be recovered. But God would not take away a life; He would devise plans so that the one banished from Him does not remain banished.

Dying » Sought as a relief from trouble death spiritual » Of the wicked

Jeremiah 16:4

They will die from deadly diseases. They will not be mourned or buried but will be like manure on the face of the earth. They will be finished off by sword and famine. Their corpses will become food for the birds of the sky and for the wild animals of the land.

Psalm 37:36

Then I passed by and noticed he was gone;
I searched for him, but he could not be found.

Proverbs 5:23

He will die because there is no discipline,
and be lost because of his great stupidity.

Dying » Vanquished

1 Corinthians 15:54

When this corruptible is clothed
with incorruptibility,
and this mortal is clothed
with immortality,
then the saying that is written will take place:
Death has been swallowed upin victory.

Dying » Of the righteous » Blessing pronounced upon

Dying » Of the righteous » Great gain

Dying » Of the righteous » Hopeful

Dying » Of the righteous » Faith illuminates

Dying » Of the righteous » Greatly desired

Numbers 23:10

Who has counted the dust of Jacob
or numbered the dust clouds of Israel?
Let me die the death of the upright;
let the end of my life be like theirs.

Dying » Of the righteous » Precious

Dying » Of the righteous » Divine element in

Dying » Of the righteous » Triumphant

Dying » Of the righteous » Fearless

Topics on Dying

Dying In The Desert

4;14;29

Your corpses will fall in this wilderness—all of you who were registered in the census, the entire number of you 20 years old or more—because you have complained about Me.

Dying In The Wilderness

4;32;15

If you turn back from following Him, He will once again leave this people in the wilderness, and you will destroy all of them.”

Dying With Christ

45;6;6

For we know that our old self was crucified with Him in order that sin’s dominion over the body may be abolished, so that we may no longer be enslaved to sin,

Dying With The Uncircumcised

26;28;10

You will die the death of the uncircumcised
at the hands of strangers.
For I have spoken.
This is the declaration of the Lord God.

Not Dying

42;2;26

It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he saw the Lord’s Messiah.

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