48 Bible Verses about Family Death
Most Relevant Verses
saying, “Teacher, Moses said, ‘If a man dies, leaving no children, his brother as next of kin shall marry his widow, and raise children for his brother.’
“If brothers are living together and one of them dies without a son, the widow of the deceased shall not be married outside the family to a stranger. Her husband’s brother shall be intimate with her after taking her as his wife and perform the duty of a husband’s brother to her.
For when he dies he will carry nothing away;
His glory will not descend after him.
Who wait for death, but it does not come,
And dig (search) for death more [diligently] than for hidden treasures,
“Brother will betray brother to death, and the father his child; and children will rise up and rebel against their parents and cause them to be put death.
And death will be chosen rather than life by all the remnant of those who remain of this evil family (nation), who remain in all the places to which I have driven them,” says the Lord of hosts.
Therefore now, O Lord, just take my life from me, for it is better for me to die than to live.”
But you will be betrayed and handed over even by parents and brothers and relatives and friends, and they will put some of you to death,
Isaac’s spirit departed and he died and was gathered to his people [who had preceded him in death], an old man full of days (satisfied, fulfilled); his sons Esau and Jacob buried him [in the cave of Machpelah with his parents Abraham and Sarah].
And in those days people will seek death and will not find it; and they will long to die [to escape the pain], but [will discover that] death evades them.
So Saul died with his three sons and all those of his house died together.
In the way of righteousness is life,
And in its pathway there is no death [but immortality—eternal life].
People will not offer food to the mourners, to comfort anyone [as they grieve] for the dead, nor give them a cup of consolation to drink for anyone’s father or mother.
What man can live and not see death?
Can he rescue his soul from the [powerful] hand of Sheol (the nether world, the place of the dead)? Selah.
Now there were seven brothers among us; the first married and died, and having no children left his wife to his brother.
and all the firstborn in the land [the pride, hope, and joy] of Egypt shall die, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sits on his throne, to the firstborn of the slave girl who is behind the hand-mill, and all the firstborn of cattle as well.
Joshua said, “Why have you brought disaster on us? The Lord will bring you disaster this day.” Then all Israel stoned them [to death] with stones; afterward they burned their bodies in the fire.
The last enemy to be abolished and put to an end is death.
Indeed, we felt within ourselves that we had received the sentence of death [and were convinced that we would die, but this happened] so that we would not trust in ourselves, but in God who raises the dead.
“Whoever strikes his father or his mother must be put to death.
When Jesus heard this, He said, “This sickness will not end in death; but [on the contrary it is] for the glory and honor of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it.”
Now if we have died with Christ, we believe that we will also live [together] with Him,
For the death that He died, He died to sin [ending its power and paying the sinner’s debt] once and for all; and the life that He lives, He lives to [glorify] God [in unbroken fellowship with Him].
There were seven brothers; the first [one] took a wife, and died leaving no children.
Gideon the son of Joash died at a good advanced age and was buried in the tomb of Joash his father in Ophrah of the Abiezrites.
For the person who has died [with Christ] has been freed from [the power of] sin.
For the Lord will pass through to strike the Egyptians; and when He sees the blood on the lintel [above the entry way] and on the two doorposts, the Lord will pass over the door and will not allow the destroyer to come into your houses to slay you.
But when Herod died, an angel of the Lord appeared in a dream to Joseph in Egypt, and said,
He rescued us from so great a threat of death, and will continue to rescue us. On Him we have set our hope. And He will again rescue us [from danger and draw us near],
and spare my father and my mother and my brothers and my sisters, along with everyone who belongs to them, and let us all live.”
The second brother married her, and died leaving no children; and the third likewise;
So Saul, his three sons, his armor bearer, and all his men died together on that day.
But Jesus said to him, “Follow Me [believing in Me as Master and Teacher], and allow the [spiritually] dead to bury their own dead.”
Now it happened at midnight that the Lord struck every firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the prisoner who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of the cattle.
For if we have become one with Him [permanently united] in the likeness of His death, we will also certainly be [one with Him and share fully] in the likeness of His resurrection.
In those days [when Sennacherib first invaded Judah] Hezekiah became deathly ill. The prophet Isaiah the son of Amoz came and said to him, “Thus says the Lord, ‘Set your house in order, for you shall die and not recover.’”
then they shall bring her out to the doorway of her father’s house, and the men of her city shall stone her to death because she has committed a deliberate sin in Israel by playing the prostitute in her father’s house. So you shall remove the evil from among you.
I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you today, that I have set before you life and death, the blessing and the curse; therefore, you shall choose life in order that you may live, you and your descendants,
for I have five brothers—in order that he may solemnly warn them and witness to them, so that they too will not come to this place of torment.’
Remember Jesus Christ [the ever-living Lord who has] risen from the dead, [as the prophesied King] descended from David [king of Israel], according to my gospel [the good news that I preach],
because we know [the self-evident truth] that Christ, having been raised from the dead, will never die again; death no longer has power over Him.
Women received back their dead by resurrection; and others were tortured [to death], refusing to accept release [offered on the condition of denying their faith], so that they would be resurrected to a better life;
For thus says the Lord, “Do not enter a house of mourning, nor go to lament (express grief) or bemoan [the dead], for I have taken My peace away from this people,” says the Lord, “even My lovingkindness and compassion.
My enemies speak evil of me, saying,
“When will he die and his name perish?”
The blood avenger shall himself put the murderer to death; he shall put him to death when he meets him.
There is a way which seems right to a man and appears straight before him,
But its end is the way of death.
Having heard that Jesus had come back from Judea to Galilee, he went to meet Him and began asking Him to come down and heal his son; for he was at the point of death.
“If a thief is caught breaking in [after dark] and is struck [by the owner] so that he dies, there shall be no bloodguilt for him.
- Death Of A Child
- Death Of A Family Member
- Death Of A Father
- Death Of A Mother
- Death Of Loved One
- Desire For Death
- Despair, Description Of
- Family Love
- Hope, Results Of Its Absence
- Jesus Death
- Life After Death
- Losing Someone