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18 Bible Verses about Fear, Of Death

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Hebrews 2:14-15

Now since the children have flesh and blood in common, Jesus also shared in these, so that through His death He might destroy the one holding the power of death—that is, the Devil— and free those who were held in slavery all their lives by the fear of death.

Psalm 55:4-5

My heart shudders within me;
terrors of death sweep over me. Fear and trembling grip me;
horror has overwhelmed me.

Mark 5:36

But when Jesus overheard what was said, He told the synagogue leader, “Don’t be afraid. Only believe.”

Acts 23:10

When the dispute became violent, the commander feared that Paul might be torn apart by them and ordered the troops to go down, rescue him from them, and bring him into the barracks.

2 Samuel 22:6

The ropes of Sheol entangled me;
the snares of death confronted me.

2 Samuel 22:5

For the waves of death engulfed me;
the torrents of destruction terrified me.

Job 18:14

He is ripped from the security of his tent
and marched away to the king of terrors.

Psalm 13:3

Consider me and answer, Lord my God.
Restore brightness to my eyes;
otherwise, I will sleep in death.

Ezekiel 32:10

I will cause many nations to be appalled at you,
and their kings will shudder with fear because of you
when I brandish My sword in front of them.
On the day of your downfall
each of them will tremble
every moment for his life.

Genesis 21:16

Then she went and sat down nearby, about a bowshot away, for she said, “I can’t bear to watch the boy die!” So as she sat nearby, she wept loudly.

Judges 15:18

He became very thirsty and called out to the Lord: “You have accomplished this great victory through Your servant. Must I now die of thirst and fall into the hands of the uncircumcised?”

Job 7:15

so that I prefer strangling—
death rather than life in this body.

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