Sleep, And Death

Most Relevant Verses

Psalm 90:3-6

You turn man back into dust And say, "Return, O children of men." For a thousand years in Your sight Are like yesterday when it passes by, Or as a watch in the night. You have swept them away like a flood, they fall asleep; In the morning they are like grass which sprouts anew.read more.
In the morning it flourishes and sprouts anew; Toward evening it fades and withers away.

Job 7:21

"Why then do You not pardon my transgression And take away my iniquity? For now I will lie down in the dust; And You will seek me, but I will not be."

Job 14:10-12

"But man dies and lies prostrate Man expires, and where is he? "As water evaporates from the sea, And a river becomes parched and dried up, So man lies down and does not rise. Until the heavens are no longer, He will not awake nor be aroused out of his sleep.

Psalm 13:3

Consider and answer me, O LORD my God; Enlighten my eyes, or I will sleep the sleep of death,

Topics on Sleep, And Death

Afflicted To Death

Job 17:11

"My days are past, my plans are torn apart, Even the wishes of my heart.

Age At Death

1 Samuel 4:15

Now Eli was ninety-eight years old, and his eyes were set so that he could not see.

Agony, Death

Acts 2:24

"But God raised Him up again, putting an end to the agony of death, since it was impossible for Him to be held in its power.

Angel Of Death

Exodus 12:23

"For the LORD will pass through to smite the Egyptians; and when He sees the blood on the lintel and on the two doorposts, the LORD will pass over the door and will not allow the destroyer to come in to your houses to smite you.

Before Death

Genesis 27:4

and prepare a savory dish for me such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, so that my soul may bless you before I die."

Body Of Christ, Physical Death

John 19:31-37

Then the Jews, because it was the day of preparation, so that the bodies would not remain on the cross on the Sabbath (for that Sabbath was a high day), asked Pilate that their legs might be broken, and that they might be taken away.

Christ's Authority Over Death

Matthew 9:18-25

While He was saying these things to them, a synagogue official came and bowed down before Him, and said, "My daughter has just died; but come and lay Your hand on her, and she will live."

David, Death Of

1 Kings 2:10-12

Then David slept with his fathers and was buried in the city of David.

Death

Job 30:23

"For I know that You will bring me to death And to the house of meeting for all living.

Death As Punishment

Exodus 19:12

"You shall set bounds for the people all around, saying, 'Beware that you do not go up on the mountain or touch the border of it; whoever touches the mountain shall surely be put to death.

Death Averted

Luke 2:26

And it had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he would not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ.

Death For Other Reasons

Proverbs 5:23

He will die for lack of instruction, And in the greatness of his folly he will go astray.

Death In Peace

Genesis 15:15

"As for you, you shall go to your fathers in peace; you will be buried at a good old age.

Death Looms Near

Psalm 88:3

For my soul has had enough troubles, And my life has drawn near to Sheol.

Death Of All Males

Exodus 1:16

and he said, "When you are helping the Hebrew women to give birth and see them upon the birthstool, if it is a son, then you shall put him to death; but if it is a daughter, then she shall live."

Death Of Creatures

Psalm 104:29

You hide Your face, they are dismayed; You take away their spirit, they expire And return to their dust.

Death Of God's People

1 Thessalonians 4:13

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope.

Death Of Office Holders

Numbers 35:25

'The congregation shall deliver the manslayer from the hand of the blood avenger, and the congregation shall restore him to his city of refuge to which he fled; and he shall live in it until the death of the high priest who was anointed with the holy oil.

Death Of Other Groups

Genesis 6:17

"Behold, I, even I am bringing the flood of water upon the earth, to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life, from under heaven; everything that is on the earth shall perish.

Death Of The Firstborn

Exodus 4:23

"So I said to you, 'Let My son go that he may serve Me'; but you have refused to let him go Behold, I will kill your son, your firstborn."'"

Death Of The Righteous

Isaiah 57:1

The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands For the righteous man is taken away from evil,

Death Of The Saints

1 Corinthians 15:18

Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.

Death Of The Saints, Examples Of

Genesis 25:8

Abraham breathed his last and died in a ripe old age, an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.

Death Of The Wicked

Ezekiel 3:19

"Yet if you have warned the wicked and he does not turn from his wickedness or from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but you have delivered yourself.

Death Of The Wicked, Examples Of

Numbers 16:32

and the earth opened its mouth and swallowed them up, and their households, and all the men who belonged to Korah with their possessions.

Death Of Unnamed Individuals

John 8:52

The Jews said to Him, "Now we know that You have a demon Abraham died, and the prophets also; and You say, 'If anyone keeps My word, he will never taste of death.'

Death penalty

Exodus 12:29

Now it came about at midnight that the LORD struck all the firstborn in the land of Egypt, from the firstborn of Pharaoh who sat on his throne to the firstborn of the captive who was in the dungeon, and all the firstborn of cattle.

Death Penalty For Heresy

Matthew 20:18

"Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem; and the Son of Man will be delivered to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn Him to death,

Death Penalty For Sexual Sin

Genesis 38:24

Now it was about three months later that Judah was informed, "Your daughter-in-law Tamar has played the harlot, and behold, she is also with child by harlotry." Then Judah said, "Bring her out and let her be burned!"

Death Prevented

John 11:21

Martha then said to Jesus, "Lord, if You had been here, my brother would not have died.

Death, Means Of

Genesis 25:8

Abraham breathed his last and died in a ripe old age, an old man and satisfied with life; and he was gathered to his people.

Early Death

Psalm 102:24

I say, "O my God, do not take me away in the midst of my days, Your years are throughout all generations.

Fear, Of Death

Hebrews 2:14-15

Therefore, since the children share in flesh and blood, He Himself likewise also partook of the same, that through death He might render powerless him who had the power of death, that is, the devil,

Foretelling Christ's Death

Daniel 9:26

"Then after the sixty-two weeks the Messiah will be cut off and have nothing, and the people of the prince who is to come will destroy the city and the sanctuary And its end will come with a flood; even to the end there will be war; desolations are determined.

Gates Of Death

Job 38:17

"Have the gates of death been revealed to you, Or have you seen the gates of deep darkness?

Life And Death

Jeremiah 21:8

"You shall also say to this people, 'Thus says the LORD, "Behold, I set before you the way of life and the way of death.

Mourning Death

Ecclesiastes 12:5

Furthermore, men are afraid of a high place and of terrors on the road; the almond tree blossoms, the grasshopper drags himself along, and the caperberry is ineffective. For man goes to his eternal home while mourners go about in the street.

Mourning The Death Of Christ

Mark 16:10

She went and reported to those who had been with Him, while they were mourning and weeping.

Mourning The Death Of Others

Genesis 23:2

Sarah died in Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan; and Abraham went in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.

natural Death

Numbers 16:29

"If these men die the death of all men or if they suffer the fate of all men, then the LORD has not sent me.

Participation In Christ Death And Resurrection

Romans 6:3-4

Or do you not know that all of us who have been baptized into Christ Jesus have been baptized into His death?

People Hung To Death

Deuteronomy 21:22

"If a man has committed a sin worthy of death and he is put to death, and you hang him on a tree,

Possibility Of Death

Numbers 6:9

'But if a man dies very suddenly beside him and he defiles his dedicated head of hair, then he shall shave his head on the day when he becomes clean; he shall shave it on the seventh day.

Resigned To Death

Genesis 46:30

Then Israel said to Joseph, "Now let me die, since I have seen your face, that you are still alive."

Sleep, Physical

1 Kings 19:5

He lay down and slept under a juniper tree; and behold, there was an angel touching him, and he said to him, "Arise, eat."

Sleep, Spiritual

Isaiah 56:10

His watchmen are blind, All of them know nothing. All of them are mute dogs unable to bark, Dreamers lying down, who love to slumber;

Striking To Death

Exodus 21:28

"If an ox gores a man or a woman to death, the ox shall surely be stoned and its flesh shall not be eaten; but the owner of the ox shall go unpunished.

Sudden Death

Job 34:20

"In a moment they die, and at midnight People are shaken and pass away, And the mighty are taken away without a hand.

The Death Of Babies

2 Kings 4:32

When Elisha came into the house, behold the lad was dead and laid on his bed.

The Fact Of Death

Revelation 6:8

I looked, and behold, an ashen horse; and he who sat on it had the name Death; and Hades was following with him Authority was given to them over a fourth of the earth, to kill with sword and with famine and with pestilence and by the wild beasts of the earth.

More Verses on Sleep, And Death

Matthew 9:24

He said, "Leave; for the girl has not died, but is asleep." And they began laughing at Him.

Mark 5:39

And entering in, He said to them, "Why make a commotion and weep? The child has not died, but is asleep."

Luke 8:52-53

Now they were all weeping and lamenting for her; but He said, "Stop weeping, for she has not died, but is asleep." And they began laughing at Him, knowing that she had died.

1 Kings 2:10

Then David slept with his fathers and was buried in the city of David.

Deuteronomy 31:16

The LORD said to Moses, "Behold, you are about to lie down with your fathers; and this people will arise and play the harlot with the strange gods of the land, into the midst of which they are going, and will forsake Me and break My covenant which I have made with them.

2 Samuel 7:12

"When your days are complete and you lie down with your fathers, I will raise up your descendant after you, who will come forth from you, and I will establish his kingdom.

1 Kings 11:43

And Solomon slept with his fathers and was buried in the city of his father David, and his son Rehoboam reigned in his place.

1 Kings 14:20

The time that Jeroboam reigned was twenty-two years; and he slept with his fathers, and Nadab his son reigned in his place.

1 Kings 16:6

And Baasha slept with his fathers and was buried in Tirzah, and Elah his son became king in his place.

1 Kings 22:50

And Jehoshaphat slept with his fathers and was buried with his fathers in the city of his father David, and Jehoram his son became king in his place.

2 Kings 14:16

So Jehoash slept with his fathers and was buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel; and Jeroboam his son became king in his place.

2 Kings 15:7

And Azariah slept with his fathers, and they buried him with his fathers in the city of David, and Jotham his son became king in his place.

2 Kings 16:20

So Ahaz slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David; and his son Hezekiah reigned in his place.

2 Kings 20:21

So Hezekiah slept with his fathers, and Manasseh his son became king in his place.

2 Kings 21:18

And Manasseh slept with his fathers and was buried in the garden of his own house, in the garden of Uzza, and Amon his son became king in his place.

John 11:11-14

This He said, and after that He said to them, "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep; but I go, so that I may awaken him out of sleep." The disciples then said to Him, "Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will recover." Now Jesus had spoken of his death, but they thought that He was speaking of literal sleep.read more.
So Jesus then said to them plainly, "Lazarus is dead,

1 Corinthians 15:6

After that He appeared to more than five hundred brethren at one time, most of whom remain until now, but some have fallen asleep;

John 5:28-29

"Do not marvel at this; for an hour is coming, in which all who are in the tombs will hear His voice, and will come forth; those who did the good deeds to a resurrection of life, those who committed the evil deeds to a resurrection of judgment.

Job 14:13-15

"Oh that You would hide me in Sheol, That You would conceal me until Your wrath returns to You, That You would set a limit for me and remember me! "If a man dies, will he live again? All the days of my struggle I will wait Until my change comes. "You will call, and I will answer You; You will long for the work of Your hands.

Isaiah 26:19

Your dead will live; Their corpses will rise You who lie in the dust, awake and shout for joy, For your dew is as the dew of the dawn, And the earth will give birth to the departed spirits.

Luke 16:22-23

"Now the poor man died and was carried away by the angels to Abraham's bosom; and the rich man also died and was buried. "In Hades he lifted up his eyes, being in torment, and saw Abraham far away and Lazarus in his bosom.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who have fallen asleep in Jesus. For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord, will not precede those who have fallen asleep.read more.
For the Lord Himself will descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. Then we who are alive and remain will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air, and so we shall always be with the Lord. Therefore comfort one another with these words.

Jeremiah 51:57

"I will make her princes and her wise men drunk, Her governors, her prefects and her mighty men, That they may sleep a perpetual sleep and not wake up," Declares the King, whose name is the LORD of hosts.

Psalm 7:3-5

O LORD my God, if I have done this, If there is injustice in my hands, If I have rewarded evil to my friend, Or have plundered him who without cause was my adversary, Let the enemy pursue my soul and overtake it; And let him trample my life down to the ground And lay my glory in the dust. Selah.

Psalm 76:5

The stouthearted were plundered, They sank into sleep; And none of the warriors could use his hands.

Jeremiah 51:39

"When they become heated up, I will serve them their banquet And make them drunk, that they may become jubilant And may sleep a perpetual sleep And not wake up," declares the LORD.

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