The Fact Of Death

Most Relevant Verses

Revelation 6:8

So I looked, and behold, an ashy pale horse [ black and blue as if made so by bruising], and its rider's name was Death, and Hades (the realm of the dead) followed him closely. And they were given authority and power over a fourth part of the earth to kill with the sword and with famine and with plague (pestilence, disease) and with wild beasts of the earth.

Job 38:17

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

Job 26:6

Sheol (the place of the dead) is naked before God, and Abaddon (the place of destruction) has no covering [from His eyes].

Proverbs 15:11

Sheol (the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the abyss, the final place of the accuser Satan) are both before the Lord -- "how much more, then, the hearts of the children of men?

Psalm 139:8

If I ascend up into heaven, You are there; if I make my bed in Sheol (the place of the dead), behold, You are there.

Psalm 49:14

Like sheep they are appointed for Sheol (the place of the dead); death shall be their shepherd. And the upright shall have dominion over them in the morning; and their form and beauty shall be consumed, for Sheol shall be their dwelling.

Isaiah 5:14

Therefore Sheol (the unseen state, the realm of the dead) has enlarged its appetite and opened its mouth without measure; and [Jerusalem's] nobility and her multitude and her pomp and tumult and [the drunken reveler] who exults in her descend into it.

Proverbs 27:20

Sheol (the place of the dead) and Abaddon (the place of destruction) are never satisfied; so [the lust of] the eyes of man is never satisfied.

Proverbs 30:16

Sheol (the place of the dead), the barren womb, the earth that is not satisfied with water, and the fire that says not, It is enough.

Habakkuk 2:5

Moreover, wine and wealth are treacherous; the proud man [the Chaldean invader] is restless and cannot stay at home. His appetite is large like that of Sheol and [his greed] is like death and cannot be satisfied; he gathers to himself all nations and collects all people as if he owned them.

Proverbs 1:12

Let us swallow them up alive as does Sheol (the place of the dead), and whole, as those who go down into the pit [of the dead];

Song of Solomon 8:6

Set me like a seal upon your heart, like a seal upon your arm; for love is as strong as death, jealousy is as hard and cruel as Sheol (the place of the dead). Its flashes are flashes of fire, a most vehement flame [the very flame of the Lord]!

Job 28:22

Abaddon (the place of destruction) and Death say, We have [only] heard the report of it with our ears.

1 Corinthians 15:21

For since [it was] through a man that death [came into the world, it is] also through a Man that the resurrection of the dead [has come].

Hebrews 9:16

For where there is a [last] will and testament involved, the death of the one who made it must be established,

Hebrews 9:17

For a will and testament is valid and takes effect only at death, since it has no force or legal power as long as the one who made it is alive.

Jeremiah 9:21

For death has come up into our windows; it has entered into our palaces, cutting off the children from outdoors and the young men from the streets.

Ezekiel 31:15

Thus says the Lord God: When [Assyria] goes down to Sheol (the place of the dead), I will cause a mourning; I will cover the deep for it and I will restrain its floods, and the many waters [that contributed to its prosperity] will be stayed; and I will cause Lebanon to be in black gloom and to mourn for it, and all the trees of the field, dismayed, will faint because of it.

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