Then Israel said to Joseph, “At last I can die, now that I have seen your face and know you are still alive!”
You can dismiss Your slave in peace,
as You promised. For my eyes have seen Your salvation.
Samson said, “Let me die with the Philistines.” He pushed with all his might, and the temple fell on the leaders and all the people in it. And the dead he killed at his death were more than those he had killed in his life.
2 Samuel 19:37
Please let your servant return so that I may die in my own city near the tomb of my father and mother. But here is your servant Chimham: let him cross over with my lord the king. Do for him what seems good to you.”
You will approach the grave in full vigor,
as a stack of sheaves is gathered in its season.
So I thought: I will die in my own nest
and multiply my days as the sand.
2 Kings 7:4
If we say, ‘Let’s go into the city,’ we will die there because the famine is in the city, but if we sit here, we will also die. So now, come on. Let’s go to the Arameans’ camp. If they let us live, we will live; if they kill us, we will die.”
If I await Sheol as my home,
spread out my bed in darkness, and say to corruption: You are my father,
and to the maggot: My mother or my sister,
A good name is better than fine perfume,
and the day of one’s death than the day of one’s birth.
1 Kings 17:12
But she said, “As the Lord your God lives, I don’t have anything baked—only a handful of flour in the jar and a bit of oil in the jug. Just now, I am gathering a couple of sticks in order to go prepare it for myself and my son so we can eat it and die.”
2 Samuel 11:25
David told the messenger, “Say this to Joab: ‘Don’t let this matter upset you because the sword devours all alike. Intensify your fight against the city and demolish it.’ Encourage him.”
Then God asked Jonah, “Is it right for you to be angry about the plant?”“Yes,” he replied. “It is right. I’m angry enough to die!”
If then I am doing wrong, or have done anything deserving of death, I do not refuse to die, but if there is nothing to what these men accuse me of, no one can give me up to them. I appeal to Caesar!”
Where you die, I will die,
and there I will be buried.
May Yahweh punish me,
and do so severely,
if anything but death separates you and me.
“Even if I have to die with You,” Peter told Him, “I will never deny You!” And all the disciples said the same thing.
But he kept insisting, “If I have to die with You, I will never deny You!” And they all said the same thing.
“Lord,” Peter asked, “why can’t I follow You now? I will lay down my life for You!”
Then Thomas (called “Twin”) said to his fellow disciples, “Let’s go so that we may die with Him.”
In my alarm I had said,
“I am cut off from Your sight.”
But You heard the sound of my pleading
when I cried to You for help.