Let desolations and death come suddenly upon them; let them go down alive to Sheol (the place of the dead), for evils are in their habitations, in their hearts, and their inmost part.
But if the Lord causes a new thing [to happen], and the earth opens its mouth and swallows them up, with all that belongs to them, and they go down alive into Sheol (the place of the dead), then you shall understand that these men have provoked (spurned, despised) the Lord!
They and all that belonged to them went down alive into Sheol (the place of the dead); and the earth closed upon them, and they perished from among the assembly.
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];
But they took the king of Ai alive and brought him to Joshua.
1 Samuel 15:8
And he took Agag king of the Amalekites alive, though he utterly destroyed all the rest of the people with the sword.
1 Kings 20:18
And he said, Whether they have come out for peace or for war, take them alive.
2 Kings 10:14
He said, Take them alive. And they did so and slew them at the cistern of the shearing house, forty-two men; he left none of them.
And said, Sir, we have just remembered how that vagabond Imposter said while He was still alive, After three days I will rise again.
Do you not know, brethren -- "for I am speaking to men who are acquainted with the Law -- "that legal claims have power over a person only for as long as he is alive?
For [instance] a married woman is bound by law to her husband as long as he lives; but if her husband dies, she is loosed and discharged from the law concerning her husband.
Once I was alive, but quite apart from and unconscious of the Law. But when the commandment came, sin lived again and I died (was sentenced by the Law to death).
But the goat on which the lot fell for Azazel or removal shall be presented alive before the Lord to make atonement over him, that he may be let go into the wilderness for Azazel (for dismissal).
Then the priest shall command to take for him who is to be cleansed two living clean birds and cedar wood and scarlet [material] and hyssop.