Sleep, And Death

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Psalm 90:3-6

You return man to [the] dust, {saying}, "Return, O sons of man." For a thousand years in your eyes [are] like yesterday when it passes, or [like] a watch in the night. You sweep them away [like a flood]. They fall asleep. In the morning [they are] like grass [that] sprouts anew.read more.
In the morning it blossoms and sprouts anew; by evening it withers and dries up.

Job 7:21

And why do you not pardon my transgression and take away my guilt? For now I shall lie in the dust, and you will seek me, but {I will be no more}."

Job 14:10-12

"But a man dies, and he dwindles away; thus a human being passes away, and where is he? [As] water disappears from a lake, and a river withers away and dries up, {so} a man lies down, and he does not arise. {Until the heavens are no more}, they will not awaken, and they will not be roused out of their sleep.

Psalm 13:3

Consider [and] answer me, O Yahweh my God. Give light to my eyes lest I sleep [the sleep of] death,

Matthew 9:24

he said, "Go away, because the girl is not dead, but is sleeping." And they ridiculed him.

Mark 5:39

And [when he] entered, he said to them, "Why are you agitated and weeping? The child is not dead, but is sleeping."

Luke 8:52-53

And they were all weeping and mourning for her, but he said, "Do not weep! For she is not dead, but is sleeping." And they began laughing at him, [because they] knew that she was dead.

1 Kings 2:10

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

Deuteronomy 31:16

And Yahweh said to Moses, "Look, you [are] about to lie [down] with your ancestors, and this people will arise and they will play the prostitute after {the foreign gods} of the land {to which they are going}.

2 Samuel 7:12

When your days [are] full and you lie down with your ancestors, I will raise up your offspring after you who will go out from your body, and I will establish his kingdom.

1 Kings 11:43

Then Solomon slept with his ancestors, and they buried him in the city of David his father, and Rehoboam his son became king in his place.

1 Kings 14:20

The days which Jeroboam reigned were twenty-two years, and he slept with his ancestors. Then Nadab his son became king in place of him.

1 Kings 16:6

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

1 Kings 22:50

And Jehoshaphat slept with his ancestors and was buried with his ancestors in the city of David his ancestor, and Joram his son became king in his place.

2 Kings 14:16

Then Jehoash slept with his ancestors and was buried in Samaria with the kings of Israel, and Jeroboam his son reigned in his place.

2 Kings 15:7

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

2 Kings 16:20

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

2 Kings 20:21

Then Hezekiah slept with his ancestors, and Manasseh his son became king in his place.

2 Kings 21:18

Then Manasseh slept with his ancestors and was buried in the garden of his palace, in the garden of Uzza. Amon his son became king in his place.

John 11:11-14

He said these [things], and after this he said to them, "Our friend Lazarus has fallen asleep, but I am going so that I can awaken him." So the disciples said to him, "Lord, if he has fallen asleep, he will get well." (Now Jesus had been speaking about his death, but they thought that he was speaking about {real sleep}.)read more.
So Jesus then said to them plainly, "Lazarus has died,

Acts 7:60

And falling to [his] knees, he cried out with a loud voice, "Lord, do not hold this sin against them!" And [after he] said this, he fell asleep.

1 Corinthians 15:6

then he appeared to more than five hundred brothers at once, the majority of whom remain until now, but some have fallen asleep.

John 5:28-29

"Do not be astonished [at] this, because an hour is coming in which all those in the tombs will hear his voice and they will come out--those who have done good [things] to a resurrection of life, but those who have practiced evil [things] to a resurrection of judgment.

Job 14:13-15

"{O that} you would conceal me in Sheol, [that] you would hide me {until your wrath is past}, [that] you would appoint a set time for me and remember me. If a man dies, will he live [again]? All the days of my compulsory service I will wait, until the coming of my relief. You would call, and I myself would answer you; you would long for the work of your hand.

Luke 16:22-23

Now it happened that the poor man died, and he was carried away by the angels to {Abraham's side}. And the rich man also died and was buried. And in Hades he lifted up his eyes [as he] was in torment [and] saw Abraham from a distance, and Lazarus {at his side}.

1 Thessalonians 4:13-18

Now we do not want you to be ignorant, brothers, concerning those who have fallen asleep, so that you will not grieve as also the rest, who have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose [again], thus also God will bring those who have fallen asleep through Jesus together with him. For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive, who remain until the Lord's coming, will not possibly precede those who have fallen asleep.read more.
For the Lord himself will descend from heaven with a shout of command, 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, who remain, will be snatched away at the same time together with them in the clouds for a meeting with the Lord in the air, and thus we will be together with the Lord always. Therefore comfort one another with these words.

Jeremiah 51:57

"And I will make drunk her officials, and her wise men, her governors, and her officials, and her warriors, and they will sleep {an everlasting sleep}, and they will not wake up," {declares} the King, Yahweh of hosts [is] his name.

Psalm 7:3-5

O Yahweh, my God, if I have done this, if there is wrong in my hands, if I have repaid {my ally} [with] harm, or [if] I have plundered my enemy without cause, let the enemy of my soul pursue, and overtake and trample my life into the ground, and lay my honor in the dust. Selah

Psalm 76:5

[The] stouthearted are plundered; they sleep their sleep, and all [the] able men cannot {use} their hands.

Jeremiah 51:39

At their becoming hot I will set their banquets, and I will make them drunk, so that they will fall into a swoon, and they will sleep {an everlasting sleep}, and they will not wake up," {declares} Yahweh.

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