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Theasaurus: Mortality

45 Bible Verses about Mortality

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Genesis 2:16-17

And Yahweh God commanded the man, saying, "From every tree of the garden {you may freely eat}, but from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day {that you eat} from it {you shall surely die}."

Psalm 90:3

You return man to [the] dust, {saying}, "Return, O sons of man."

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.

Romans 5:15-19

{But the gift is not like the trespass}, for if by the trespass of the one, the many died, by much more did the grace of God and the gift by the grace of the one man, Jesus Christ, multiply to the many. And the gift [is] not as through the one who sinned, for on the one hand, judgment from the one [sin] [led] to condemnation, but the gift, from many trespasses, [led] to justification. For if by the trespass of the one [man], death reigned through the one [man], much more will those who receive the abundance of grace and of the gift of righteousness reign in life through the one, Jesus Christ.read more.
Consequently therefore, as through one trespass [came] condemnation to all people, so also through one righteous deed [came] justification of life to all people. For just as through the disobedience of the one man, the many were made sinners, so also through the obedience of the one, the many will be made righteous.

Romans 8:20-21

For the creation has been subjected to futility, not willingly, but because of the one who subjected [it], in hope that the creation itself also will be set free from its servility to decay, into the glorious freedom of the children of God.

Psalm 90:5-6

You sweep them away [like a flood]. They fall asleep. In the morning [they are] like grass [that] sprouts anew. In the morning it blossoms and sprouts anew; by evening it withers and dries up.

Psalm 103:15-16

As for man, his days [are] like the grass. As the flower of the field, so he blossoms. When [the] wind passes over it, it is no more, and its place knows it no longer.

Isaiah 40:6-7

A voice [is] saying, "Call!" And he said, "What shall I call?" All {humankind} [are] grass, and all his loyalty [is] like the flowers of the field. Grass withers; [the] flower withers when the breath of Yahweh blows on it. Surely the people [are] grass.

Job 10:8-9

Your hands fashioned me and made me {altogether}, then you destroyed me. Please remember that you made me like clay, but you turn me into dust [again]?

1 Corinthians 15:32

If according to a human perspective I fought wild beasts at Ephesus, what benefit [is it] to me? If the dead are not raised, let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die.

Isaiah 22:13

But look! Joy and gladness, the killing of oxen and the slaughtering of sheep, the eating of meat and the drinking of wine! "Let us eat and drink, for tomorrow we die!"

Job 20:6-11

Even though his stature mounts up to the heaven, and his head reaches to the clouds, he will perish forever like his dung; [those who] have seen him will say, 'Where [is] he?' He will fly away like a dream, and they will not find him, and he will be chased away like a vision of [the] night.read more.
[The] eye [that] saw him {will not see him again}, and his place will no longer behold him. His children will seek favors from [the] poor, and his hands will return his wealth. His bones were full of his vigor, but it will lie down with him on [the] dust.

Psalm 22:29

All [the] {healthy ones} of [the] earth will eat and worship. Before him all [of] those descending [into the] dust will kneel, even he [who] cannot keep his soul alive.

Psalm 39:4-8

"Let me know, O Yahweh, my end, and what is the measure of my days. Let me know how transient I [am]." Look, you have made my days [mere] handbreadths, and my lifespan as nothing next to you. Surely every person standing firm [is] complete vanity. Selah Surely a man walks about as a [mere] {shadow}; surely in vain they bustle about. He heaps up [possessions] but does not know who [will] gather them [in].read more.
And now, O Lord, for what do I wait? My hope is for you. From all my transgressions deliver me; do not make me [the] taunt of [the] fool.

Romans 7:14-25

For we know that the law is spiritual, but I am fleshly, {sold into slavery to sin}. For what I am doing I do not understand, because what I want [to do], this I do not practice, but what I hate, this I do. But if what I do not want [to do], this I do, I agree with the law that [it is] good.read more.
But now I am no longer the one doing it, but sin that lives in me. For I know that good does not live in me, that is, in my flesh. For the willing is present in me, but the doing [of] the good [is] not. For the good that I want [to do], I do not do, but the evil that I do not want [to do], this I do. But if what I do not want [to do], this I am doing, I am no longer the one doing it, but sin that lives in me. Consequently, I find the principle with me, the one who wants to do good, that evil is present with me. For I joyfully agree with the law of God in my inner person, but I observe another law in my members, at war with the law of my mind and making me captive to the law of sin that exists in my members. Wretched man [that] I [am]! Who will rescue me from this body of death? Thanks [be] to God through Jesus Christ our Lord! So then, I myself with my mind am enslaved to the law of God, but with my flesh [I am enslaved] to the law of sin.

1 Corinthians 15:53-54

For it is necessary [for] this perishable [body] to put on incorruptibility, and this mortal [body] to put on immortality. 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.

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 15:42-44

Thus also [is] the resurrection of the dead. It is sown in corruption, it is raised in incorruptibility. It is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness, it is raised in power. It is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body. If [there] is a natural body, [there] is also a spiritual [body].

2 Corinthians 5:4

For indeed we who are in this tent groan, being burdened {for this reason, that} we do not want to be unclothed, but to be clothed, in order that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.

John 11:25-26

Jesus said to her, "I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me, even if he dies, will live, and everyone who lives and believes in me will never die {forever}. Do you believe this?"

2 Timothy 1:9-10

who saved us and called [us] with a holy calling, not according to our works but according to his own purpose and grace that was given to us in Christ Jesus {before time began}, but has now been disclosed by the appearing of our Savior Jesus Christ, who has abolished death and brought to light life and immortality through the gospel,

1 John 5:11-12

And this is the testimony: that God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son. The one who has the Son has the life; the one who does not have the Son of God does not have the life.

Revelation 22:3-5

And there will not be any curse [any] longer, and the throne of God and of the Lamb will be in it, and his slaves will serve him, and they will see his face, and his name [will be] on their foreheads. And night will not exist [any] longer, and they will not have need of the light of a lamp and the light of the sun, because the Lord God will give light to them, and they will reign {forever and ever}.

Revelation 14:11

And the smoke of their torture went up {forever and ever}, and those who worshiped the beast and his image did not have rest day and night, {along with anyone who received} the mark of his name.

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Mortality » Of man » Man compared to withering grass

Isaiah 51:12

"I, I [am] he who comforts you; who [are] you that you are afraid of man? He dies! And of [the] son of humankind? He is {sacrificed} [as] grass!

Psalm 103:15-16

As for man, his days [are] like the grass. As the flower of the field, so he blossoms. When [the] wind passes over it, it is no more, and its place knows it no longer.

Isaiah 40:6-7

A voice [is] saying, "Call!" And he said, "What shall I call?" All {humankind} [are] grass, and all his loyalty [is] like the flowers of the field. Grass withers; [the] flower withers when the breath of Yahweh blows on it. Surely the people [are] grass.

Psalm 90:5-6

You sweep them away [like a flood]. They fall asleep. In the morning [they are] like grass [that] sprouts anew. In the morning it blossoms and sprouts anew; by evening it withers and dries up.

More verses: Isaiah 37:27 James 1:10