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Remembering and honoring loved ones who have passed away holds deep significance in many cultures and faith traditions.

Whether you’re seeking words of encouragement, or inspiration to celebrate the lives of those you cherish, the Bible provides a rich source of verses that speak about remembrance of loved ones and the hope found in eternal life.

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In this article, we will explore a selection of poignant Bible verses about the remembrance of loved ones, offering wisdom and insight for those navigating the journey of loss and healing

60 Bible Verses About Remembrance Of Loved Ones

1. Psalm 116:15

“Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his faithful servants.”

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2. Ecclesiastes 7:1

“A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth.”

3. Romans 12:15

“Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.”

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4. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

“Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.”

5. Revelation 21:4

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

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6. Proverbs 10:7

“The name of the righteous is used in blessings, but the name of the wicked will rot.”

7. 2 Samuel 1:26

“I grieve for you, Jonathan my brother; you were very dear to me. Your love for me was wonderful, more wonderful than that of women.”

8. Matthew 5:4

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

9. Isaiah 57:1

“The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil.”

10. John 11:25-26

“Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die; and whoever lives by believing in me will never die. Do you believe this?'”

Scriptures for Finding Comfort in the Memory of Loved Ones

11. Psalm 34:18

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

12. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

13. Matthew 11:28

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

14. Isaiah 41:10

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

15. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”

16. Psalm 73:26

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

17. Romans 8:38-39

“For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.”

118. 2 Corinthians 5:8

“We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.”

19. Psalm 30:5

“For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”

20. Revelation 14:13

“Then I heard a voice from heaven say, ‘Write this: Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on.’ ‘Yes,’ says the Spirit, ‘they will rest from their labor, for their deeds will follow them.'”\

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21. Psalm 34:18

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

22. Ecclesiastes 3:1-2

“There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die, a time to plant and a time to uproot.”

23. Proverbs 22:1

“A good name is more desirable than great riches; to be esteemed is better than silver or gold.”

24. Isaiah 66:13

“As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.”

25. John 14:27

“Peace I leave with you; my peace I give you. I do not give to you as the world gives. Do not let your hearts be troubled and do not be afraid.”

26. 2 Samuel 1:27

“How the mighty have fallen! The weapons of war have perished!”

27. Romans 12:15

“Rejoice with those who rejoice; mourn with those who mourn.”

28. Matthew 5:16

“In the same way, let your light shine before others, that they may see your good deeds and glorify your Father in heaven.”

29. Psalm 56:8

“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.”

30. Romans 14:8

“If we live, we live for the Lord; and if we die, we die for the Lord. So, whether we live or die, we belong to the Lord.”

Remembrance and Healing: Encouraging Bible Verses

31. Psalm 30:2

“Lord my God, I called to you for help, and you healed me.”

32. Isaiah 41:10

“So do not fear, for I am with you; do not be dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you; I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.”

33. Psalm 34:17

“The righteous cry out, and the Lord hears them; he delivers them from all their troubles.”

34. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

35. Jeremiah 17:14

“Heal me, Lord, and I will be healed; save me and I will be saved, for you are the one I praise.”

36. Matthew 11:28

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.”

37. Isaiah 53:4-5

“Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering, yet we considered him punished by God, stricken by him, and afflicted. But he was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed.”

38. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

39. Psalm 6:2

“Have mercy on me, Lord, for I am faint; heal me, Lord, for my bones are in agony.”

40. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”

Biblical Wisdom for Coping with Grief and Remembering Loved Ones

41. Psalm 34:18

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

42. Matthew 5:4

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

43. Psalm 30:5

“For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”

44. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”

45. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

46. Psalm 56:8

“You keep track of all my sorrows. You have collected all my tears in your bottle. You have recorded each one in your book.”

47. Lamentations 3:31-32

“For no one is cast off by the Lord forever. Though he brings grief, he will show compassion, so great is his unfailing love.”

48. Isaiah 57:1

“The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, and no one understands that the righteous are taken away to be spared from evil.”

49. Romans 8:28

“And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love him, who have been called according to his purpose.”

50. 1 Peter 5:7

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.”

Bible Verses About Remembering Those We’ve Lost

51. Psalm 34:18

“The Lord is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit.”

52. Matthew 5:4

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

53. 2 Samuel 1:26

“I grieve for you, Jonathan my brother; you were very dear to me. Your love for me was wonderful, more wonderful than that of women.”

54. Psalm 30:5

“For his anger lasts only a moment, but his favor lasts a lifetime; weeping may stay for the night, but rejoicing comes in the morning.”

55. Isaiah 66:13

“As a mother comforts her child, so will I comfort you; and you will be comforted over Jerusalem.”

56. 2 Corinthians 1:3-4

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God.”

57. Psalm 73:26

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

58. Psalm 147:3

“He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.”

59. 1 Thessalonians 4:13-14

“Brothers and sisters, we do not want you to be uninformed about those who sleep in death, so that you do not grieve like the rest of mankind, who have no hope. For we believe that Jesus died and rose again, and so we believe that God will bring with Jesus those who have fallen asleep in him.”

60. Revelation 21:4

“He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”

Conclusion

In times of sorrow and reflection, turning to the wisdom of the Bible can provide solace, strength, and a profound sense of connection to the eternal. The verses shared in this article remind us of the enduring love of God, the promise of eternal life, and the importance of cherishing the memories of our loved ones.

As we meditate on these verses and allow their teachings to permeate our hearts, we find comfort in knowing that, though our loved ones may be physically absent, their presence continues to live on in our memories and in the promise of a reunion in the eternal embrace of God’s love.

 

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