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Theasaurus: Dying

55 Bible Verses about Dying

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2 Kings 7:3

Now four men who had a skin disease were [at] the entrance of the gate, and they said {to each other}, "Why [are] we sitting here until we die?

2 Corinthians 6:9

as unknown and [yet] known completely, as dying, and behold, we go on living, as disciplined, and [yet] not put to death,

Hosea 4:3

Therefore the land mourns, and all [those] living in it languish with the animals of the field, and the birds of the heaven, and even the fish of the sea are being swept away.

1 Kings 17:12

She said, "{As Yahweh your God lives}, surely I do not have a cake, {but only a handful of flour} in the jar and a little olive oil in the jug. Here I [am] gathering a few pieces of wood, and I will go and prepare it for me and my son, that we might eat it and die."

Genesis 35:19

And Rachel died and she was buried on the way to Ephrath (that [is], Bethlehem).

Zechariah 11:9

So I said, "I will not shepherd you! The [one] dying will die, and the [one] to be destroyed will be destroyed. And the [ones] remaining, let them devour {the flesh of each other}."

Isaiah 38:1

In those days, Hezekiah became sick to death, and Isaiah son of Amoz, the prophet, came to him and said to him, "Thus says Yahweh: 'Order your house, for you [are] about to die, and you shall not recover.'"

John 21:23

So this saying went out to the brothers that that disciple would not die. But Jesus did not say to 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 only rarely will someone die on behalf of a righteous person (for on behalf of a good person possibly someone might even dare to die),

Revelation 8:9

and a third of the creatures in the sea--the ones which had life--died, and a third of the ships were destroyed.

1 Corinthians 15:51

Behold, I tell you a mystery: we will not all fall asleep, but we will all be changed,

Isaiah 65:20

There will no longer be a nursing infant {who lives only a few} days, or an old man who does not fill his days, for the boy will die {a hundred years old}, and the one who {fails to reach} {a hundred years} will be {considered} accursed.

Mark 9:48

'where their worm does not die and the fire is not extinguished.'

Ecclesiastes 4:2

So I deemed the dead who have already died more [fortunate] than the living who are still alive.

2 Kings 7:4

If we say, 'Let us go [into] the city,' the famine [is] in the city, and we shall die there; but if we sit here, we shall die. So then, come, let us fall into the camp of [the] Arameans. If they let us live, we shall live; but if they kill us, then we shall die."

Matthew 22:24

saying, "Teacher, Moses said if someone dies without having children, his brother is to marry his wife and {father} descendants for his brother.

Genesis 5:27

And all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred and sixty-nine years, and he died.

Mark 4:38

And he was in the stern sleeping on the cushion, and they woke him up and said to him, "Teacher, is it not a concern to you that we are perishing?"

Zechariah 13:8

{And then} in all the land," {declares} Yahweh, "{two thirds} will be cut off and perish, and one third will be left alive in it.

Ezekiel 3:19

And you, if you do warn [the] wicked and he does not turn from his wickedness and from his wicked way, on account of his guilt he will die, and you yourself will have saved your life.

1 Corinthians 11:30

Because of this, many [are] weak and sick among you, and quite a few {have died}.

John 11:50

Nor do you consider that it is profitable for you that one man should die for the people, and the whole nation not perish."

From Thematic Bible


Dying » Compared to as sleep

Deuteronomy 31:16

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Look, you [are] about to lie [down] with your ancestors, and this people will arise and they will play the prostitute after {the foreign gods} of the land {to which they are going}.

Job 7:21

And why do you not pardon my transgression and take away my guilt? For now I shall lie in the dust, and you will seek me, but {I will be no more}."

Mark 5:39

And [when he] entered, he said to them, "Why are you agitated and weeping? The child is not dead, but is sleeping."

Dying » Universality of

Ecclesiastes 8:8

Just as no one can control the wind to restrain the wind, so also no one can control the day of his death. Just as no one is discharged in time of war, so wickedness will not deliver the wicked.

2 Samuel 14:14

For {we must certainly die}, and [we are] as the waters spilled to the ground which cannot be gathered. God will not take a life but devises plans for a banished person not to be cast out from him.

Job 30:23

Indeed, I know [that] you will bring me to death and [to the] house of assembly for all [the] living.

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

Jeremiah 16:4

"They will die by diseases, they will not be mourned, and they will not be buried. They will be as dung on the face of the earth. And they will perish by the sword and they will perish by the famine. And their dead bodies will become food for the birds of the air, and for the wild animals of the earth."

Psalm 37:36

Then he passed on and behold, he was not. And I sought him, but he could not be found.

Proverbs 5:23

He shall die {for lack of} discipline, and in the greatness of his folly he shall be lost.

Dying » Vanquished

Isaiah 25:8

He will {destroy} death forever, and the Lord Yahweh will wipe off [the] tears from all faces, and he will remove the disgrace of his people from all the earth, for Yahweh has spoken.

1 Corinthians 15:54

But whenever this perishable [body] puts on incorruptibility and this mortal [body] puts on immortality, then the saying that is written will take place: "Death is swallowed up in 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 can count the dust of Jacob, or [as] a number the fourth part of Israel? Let my life die the death of an upright person, and let my end be like his!"

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

in this desert your corpses will fall, and all your counted ones, according to all your number, from {twenty years old} and above who grumbled against me.

Dying In The Wilderness

4;32;15

If you turn from following him, he will again abandon them in the wilderness, and you would have destroyed all these people."

Dying With Christ

45;6;6

knowing this, that our old man was crucified together with [him], in order that the body of sin may be done away with, [that] we may no longer be enslaved to sin.

Dying With The Uncircumcised

26;28;10

You will die [the] death of [the] uncircumcised by the hand of strangers, for {I myself} have spoken!" {declares} the Lord Yahweh.

Not Dying

42;2;26

And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit [that he would] not see death before he would see the Lord's Christ.