Bible Verses About Death
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.
1 Thessalonians 4:14
For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.
And everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”
For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.
And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”
Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. In my Father’s house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also. And you know the way to where I am going.”
For the living know that they will die, but the dead know nothing, and they have no more reward, for the memory of them is forgotten.
When his breath departs, he returns to the earth; on that very day his plans perish.
1 Corinthians 15:26
The last enemy to be destroyed is death.
And I heard a voice from heaven saying, “Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.” “Blessed indeed,” says the Spirit, “that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow them!”
2 Corinthians 5:6-8
So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Lord God; so turn, and live.”
And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,
Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.
Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
A good name is better than precious ointment, and the day of death than the day of birth.
For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.
The dead do not praise the Lord, nor do any who go down into silence.
For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain.
1 Corinthians 15:51
Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed,
If a man dies, shall he live again? All the days of my service I would wait, till my renewal should come.
Therefore, just as sin came into the world through one man, and death through sin, and so death spread to all men because all sinned—
2 Corinthians 5:8
Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.
Lord, now you are letting your servant depart in peace, according to your word;
1 Thessalonians 4:13
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope.
For if you live according to the flesh you will die, but if by the Spirit you put to death the deeds of the body, you will live.
1 Corinthians 15:22
For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.
A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted;
He will swallow up death forever; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces, and the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for the Lord has spoken.
Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
By the sweat of your face you shall eat bread, till you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken; for you are dust, and to dust you shall return.”
He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”
For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord’s.
And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.
And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise.”