25 Bible Verses About Death (ESV)

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This is a hand-curated and ranked list of the most relevant Bible verses about Death (ESV). Verses are ranked by number of votes.

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Bible Verses About Death

318

Revelation 21:4

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.”

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Romans 14:8

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.

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202

Ecclesiastes 12:7

and the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

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169

Luke 23:43

43 And he said to him, “Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in paradise.”

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139

John 3:16

16 “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

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115

1 Thessalonians 4:14

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.

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113

John 11:26

26 and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”

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109

Romans 6:23

23 For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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101

Psalm 23:4

  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.

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100

Matthew 10:28

28 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.

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93

1 Corinthians 15:51-57

51 Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, 52 in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed. 53 For this perishable body must put on the imperishable, and this mortal body must put on immortality. 54 When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written:

  “Death is swallowed up in victory.”
55   “O death, where is your victory?
    O death, where is your sting?”

56 The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law. 57 But thanks be to God, who gives us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

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89

John 11:25-26

25 Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, 26 and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”

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78

John 14:1-4

14:1 “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.”

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66

Psalm 146:4

  When his breath departs, he returns to the earth;
    on that very day his plans perish.

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66

1 Corinthians 15:26

26 The last enemy to be destroyed is death.

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65

Ecclesiastes 9:5

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.

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62

Revelation 14:13

13 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!”

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61

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.

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59

Ezekiel 18:32

32 For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone, declares the Lord GOD; so turn, and live.”

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56

Hebrews 9:27

27 And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,

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55

Psalm 116:15

15   Precious in the sight of the LORD
    is the death of his saints.

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51

Psalm 73:26

26   My flesh and my heart may fail,
    but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.

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51

Matthew 5:4

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.

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50

Romans 8:38-39

38 For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, 39 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.

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48

Ecclesiastes 7:1

7:1   A good name is better than precious ointment,
    and the day of death than the day of birth.

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