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49 Bible Verses about losing a loved one

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Jeremiah 16:7

Food won't be provided for the mourner to comfort him because of the dead. A cup of consolation won't be given him because of [the loss of] his father or mother.

Hebrews 9:17

For a will is valid only when people die, since it is never in force while the testator is living.

John 12:25

The one who loves his life will lose it, and the one who hates his life in this world will keep it for eternal life.

Jeremiah 22:10

Do not weep for the dead; do not mourn for him. Weep bitterly for the one who has gone away, for he will never return again and see his native land.

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."

Ezekiel 18:23

Do I take any pleasure in the death of the wicked?" [This is] the declaration of the Lord God . "Instead, don't I [take pleasure] when he turns from his ways and lives?

Ezekiel 18:32

For I take no pleasure in anyone's death." [This is] the declaration of the Lord God . "So repent and live!

Leviticus 6:3

or finds something lost and lies about it; or swears falsely about any of the sinful things a person may do-

Joshua 1:1

After the death of Moses the Lord's servant, the Lord spoke to Joshua son of Nun, who had served Moses:

Genesis 24:67

And Isaac brought her into the tent of his mother Sarah and took Rebekah to be his wife. Isaac loved her, and he was comforted after his mother's [death].

Luke 15:8

"Or what woman who has 10 silver coins, if she loses one coin, does not light a lamp, sweep the house, and search carefully until she finds it?

1 Samuel 4:18

When he mentioned the ark of God, Eli fell backwards off the chair by the city gate, and since he was old and heavy, his neck broke and he died. Eli had judged Israel 40 years.

John 11:14

So Jesus then told them plainly, "Lazarus has died.

1 Corinthians 3:15

If anyone's work is burned up, it will be lost, but he will be saved; yet it will be like an escape through fire.

2 Samuel 12:18

On the seventh day the baby died. But David's servants were afraid to tell him the baby was dead. They said, "Look, while the baby was alive, we spoke to him, and he wouldn't listen to us. So how can we tell him the baby is dead? He may do something desperate."

Luke 15:4

"What man among you, who has 100 sheep and loses one of them, does not leave the 99 in the open field and go after the lost one until he finds it?

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