How Death Is Inevitable

Most Relevant Verses

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.

2 Samuel 12:23

But now that he is dead, why should I fast? Can I bring him back again? I’ll go to him, but he will never return to me.”

Psalm 82:7

However, you will die like men
and fall like any other ruler.”

Ecclesiastes 9:5

For the living know that they will die, but the dead don’t know anything. There is no longer a reward for them because the memory of them is forgotten.

Psalm 78:50

He cleared a path for His anger.
He did not spare them from death
but delivered their lives to the plague.

Job 30:23

Yes, I know that You will lead me to death—
the place appointed for all who live.

Zechariah 1:5

“Where are your ancestors now? And do the prophets live forever?

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.”

Acts 28:4

When the local people saw the creature hanging from his hand, they said to one another, “This man is probably a murderer, and though he has escaped the sea, Justice does not allow him to live!”

1 Corinthians 15:32

If I fought wild animals in Ephesus with only human hope, what good did that do me? If the dead are not raised, Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.

Hebrews 7:8

In the one case, men who will die receive tenths, but in the other case, Scripture testifies that he lives.

Hebrews 7:23

Now many have become Levitical priests, since they are prevented by death from remaining in office.

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?

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are headed for Sheol;
Death will shepherd them.
The upright will rule over them in the morning,
and their form will waste away in Sheol,
far from their lofty abode.

Ecclesiastes 5:15

As he came from his mother’s womb, so he will go again, naked as he came; he will take nothing for his efforts that he can carry in his hands.

Ezekiel 28:8

They will bring you down to the Pit,
and you will die a violent death
in the heart of the sea.

Ezekiel 31:14

This happened so that no trees planted beside water would become great in height and set their tops among the clouds, and so that no other well-watered trees would reach them in height. For they have all been consigned to death, to the underworld, among the people who descend to the Pit.

Amos 6:9

And if there are 10 men left in one house, they will die.

Nahum 1:15

Look to the mountains—
the feet of one bringing good news
and proclaiming peace!
Celebrate your festivals, Judah;
fulfill your vows.
For the wicked one will never again
march through you;
he will be entirely wiped out.

Nahum 1:12

This is what the Lord says:Though they are strong and numerous,
they will still be mowed down,
and he will pass away.
Though I have afflicted you,
I will afflict you no longer.

Exodus 9:19

Therefore give orders to bring your livestock and all that you have in the field into shelters. Every person and animal that is in the field and not brought inside will die when the hail falls on them.”

Deuteronomy 4:22

I won’t be crossing the Jordan because I am going to die in this land. But you are about to cross over and take possession of this good land.

1 Samuel 26:10

David added, “As the Lord lives, the Lord will certainly strike him down: either his day will come and he will die, or he will go into battle and perish.

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 Kings 13:14

When Elisha became sick with the illness that he died from, Jehoash king of Israel went down and wept over him and said, “My father, my father, the chariots and horsemen of Israel!”

Jeremiah 42:22

Now therefore, know for certain that by the sword, famine, and plague you will die in the place where you desired to go to live for a while.”

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