'Dying' in the Bible
then passed away, dying at a ripe old age, having lived a full life, and joined his ancestors.
Pay attention now! I've heard that there is grain in Egypt, so go down there and buy some grain for us, so we can live, instead of dying."
They are to serve as cities of refuge from a blood avenger in order to keep the inadvertent killer from dying until he has stood trial in the presence of the community.
"As the LORD lives," Ittai answered in reply, "and as your majesty the king lives, wherever your majesty my king may be whether living or dying that's where your servant will be!"
One of Joab's soldiers stood by Amasa while he lay dying and announced, "Whoever is in favor of Joab and David, let him follow Joab."
It was during Ahab's reign that Hiel the Bethelite rebuilt Jericho. He laid its foundations just as his firstborn son Abiram was dying, and he erected its gates while his youngest son Segub was dying, thus fulfilling the message that the LORD delivered through Nun's son Joshua.
If we tell ourselves, "Let's remain in the city,' we'll die there since there's famine in the city. But if we sit here, we'll die, too. So let's go over to the Arameans! If they spare our lives, we'll live, and if they kill us"we're dying anyway!"
During this time, Hezekiah became sick with a fatal illness, so Isaiah the prophet, the son of Amoz, approached him and told him, "This is what the LORD says: "Put your household in order, because you are dying. You will not survive.'"
This is how King Joash failed to remember the kindness that Zechariah's father Jehoiada had shown him: he killed his son. As he lay dying, Zechariah cried out, "May the LORD watch this and avenge."
From the city, dying men groan aloud, and the wounded cries out for help, but God charges no one with wrong.
The splendor of its forest and its fruitful land the LORD will destroy both soul and body and Assyria will be as when a dying man wastes away.
I'm going to strengthen the military might of the king of Babylon, put my own sword in his hand, and break Pharaoh's strength. Then Pharaoh will groan like a dying man right in front of the king of Babylon.
and begged him urgently, saying, "My little daughter is dying. Come and lay your hands on her so that she may get well and live."
because his only daughter, who was about twelve years old, was dying. While Jesus was on his way, the crowds continued to press in on him.
But some of them said, "Surely the one who opened the eyes of the blind man could have kept this man from dying, couldn't he?"
But now we have been released from the Law by dying to what enslaved us, so that we may serve in the new life of the Spirit, not under the old writings.
That's why so many of you are weak and sick and a considerable number are dying.
For what is decaying must be clothed with what cannot decay, and what is dying must be clothed with what cannot die.
Now, when what is decaying is clothed with what cannot decay, and what is dying is clothed with what cannot die, then the written word will be fulfilled: "Death has been swallowed up by victory!"
So if our gospel is veiled, it is veiled to those who are dying.
So while we are still in this tent, we sigh under our burdens, because we do not want to put it off but to put it on, so that our dying bodies may be swallowed up by life.
as unknown and yet well-known, as dying and yet as you see very much alive, as punished and yet not killed,
and every type of evil to deceive those who are dying, those who refused to love the truth that would save them.
This saying is trustworthy: In dying with the Messiah, true life we gain.
By faith Jacob, when he was dying, blessed each of Joseph's sons "and worshipped while leaning on the top of his staff."