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This article is a compassionate guide for those navigating the challenging path of witnessing the end of life or providing support to someone in their final moments. It is a collection of carefully selected Bible verses that speak to the heart, providing solace in the face of uncertainty, courage in times of fear, and the promise of eternal love and grace. These verses are not just words on a page; they are sources of profound inspiration, offering solace and a sense of purpose to those in need.

Whether you are seeking words of reassurance for yourself as you confront your own mortality or looking for a way to bring comfort to a loved one who is nearing the end of their journey, these Bible verses are a source of strength and a reminder that, even in the darkest moments, the light of faith can guide us towards peace and acceptance. In times of transition and uncertainty, the timeless truths found within these verses can be a balm for the soul, offering a glimmer of hope and a reminder of the enduring love of a higher power.

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Bible Verses For Someone Who Is Dying

1. Psalm 23:4

“Even though I walk through the darkest valley, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.”

2. 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.”

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3. 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.”

4. 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.”

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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.”

6. 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.”

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7. Psalm 34:18

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

8. 2 Timothy 4:7-8

“I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me but also to all who have longed for his appearing.”

9. Philippians 1:21

“For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.”

10. Matthew 11:28

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

Encouraging Scriptures for Those Facing Death

11. 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.”

12. 1 Corinthians 15:55

“Where, O death, is your victory? Where, O death, is your sting?”

13. 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?'”

14. 2 Corinthians 5:1

“Now we know that if the earthly tent we live in is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal house in heaven, not built by human hands.”

15. 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.”

16. 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.'”

17. Psalm 116:15

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

18. 1 Peter 1:3-4

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, and into an inheritance that can never perish, spoil or fade.”

19. Psalm 73:26

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

20. Hebrews 2:14-15

“Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might break the power of him who holds the power of death—that is, the devil—and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death.”

Spiritual Guidance: Bible Passages for the Dying

21. Psalm 116:1-2

“I love the LORD, for he heard my voice; he heard my cry for mercy. Because he turned his ear to me, I will call on him as long as I live.”

22. Psalm 42:11

“Why, my soul, are you downcast? Why so disturbed within me? Put your hope in God, for I will yet praise him, my Savior and my God.”

23. 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.”

24. Proverbs 3:5-6

“Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; in all your ways submit to him, and he will make your paths straight.”

25. Isaiah 40:31

“But those who hope in the LORD will renew their strength. They will soar on wings like eagles; they will run and not grow weary, they will walk and not be faint.”

26. 2 Corinthians 4:16-17

“Therefore we do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away, yet inwardly we are being renewed day by day. For our light and momentary troubles are achieving for us an eternal glory that far outweighs them all.”

27. Psalm 46:1

“God is our refuge and strength, an ever-present help in trouble.”

28. Isaiah 41:13

“For I am the LORD your God who takes hold of your right hand and says to you, Do not fear; I will help you.”

29. 2 Timothy 1:7

“For the Spirit God gave us does not make us timid, but gives us power, love, and self-discipline.”

30. Joshua 1:9

“Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be afraid; do not be discouraged, for the LORD your God will be with you wherever you go.”

Finding Peace in God’s Word: Bible Verses for the End of Life

31. John 16:33

“I have told you these things, so that in me you may have peace. In this world you will have trouble. But take heart! I have overcome the world.”

32. Psalm 34:14

“Turn from evil and do good; seek peace and pursue it.”

33. Philippians 4:6-7

“Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.”

34. Romans 5:1

“Therefore, since we have been justified through faith, we have peace with God through our Lord Jesus Christ.”

35. Isaiah 26:3

“You will keep in perfect peace those whose minds are steadfast because they trust in you.”

36. John 14:1

“Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.”

37. Matthew 6:25-26

“Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? Look at the birds of the air; they do not sow or reap or store away in barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not much more valuable than they?”

38. Isaiah 53:5

“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.”

39. 2 Thessalonians 3:16

“Now may the Lord of peace himself give you peace at all times and in every way. The Lord be with all of you.”

40. Psalm 29:11

“The LORD gives strength to his people; the LORD blesses his people with peace.”

Hope and Strength: Biblical Readings for the Seriously

41. Psalm 41:3

“The LORD sustains them on their sickbed and restores them from their bed of illness.”

42. James 5:14-15

“Is anyone among you sick? Let them call the elders of the church to pray over them and anoint them with oil in the name of the Lord. And the prayer offered in faith will make the sick person well; the Lord will raise them up.”

43. Psalm 30:2

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

44. Exodus 15:26

“He said, ‘If you listen carefully to the LORD your God and do what is right in his eyes, if you pay attention to his commands and keep all his decrees, I will not bring on you any of the diseases I brought on the Egyptians, for I am the LORD, who heals you.'”

45. Jeremiah 30:17

“But I will restore you to health and heal your wounds, declares the LORD.”

46. Psalm 103:2-3

“Praise the LORD, my soul, and forget not all his benefits— who forgives all your sins and heals all your diseases.”

47. Isaiah 40:29

“He gives strength to the weary and increases the power of the weak.”

48. Matthew 11:28-30

“Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

49. Psalm 147:3

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

50. Psalm 73:26

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

Prayers and Promises: Bible Verses to Share with the Dying

51. Psalm 139:16

“Your eyes saw my unformed body; all the days ordained for me were written in your book before one of them came to be.”

52. 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.”

53. John 3:16

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

54. 1 Corinthians 15:51-52

“Listen, I tell you a mystery: We will not all sleep, but we will all be changed— in a flash, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, the dead will be raised imperishable, and we will be changed.”

55. Romans 6:23

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

56. 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.”

57. John 14:2-3

“My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me so that you also may be where I am.”

58. 1 Thessalonians 4:16-17

“For the Lord himself will come down from heaven, with a loud command, with the voice of the archangel and with the trumpet call of God, and the dead in Christ will rise first. After that, we who are still alive and are left will be caught up together with them in the clouds to meet the Lord in the air. And so we will be with the Lord forever.”

59. 2 Corinthians 5:8

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

60. Psalm 23:6

“Surely your goodness and love will follow me all the days of my life, and I will dwell in the house of the LORD forever.”

Conclusion

In the presence of life’s most profound mysteries—birth, death, and all that lies between—the Bible offers a timeless message of love, grace, and eternal promise. It speaks to the heart and soul, offering a guiding light in the darkest of times.

May these verses be a source of strength for those facing their final moments, a wellspring of hope for those who grieve, and a reminder to us all that, in the face of mortality, faith can illuminate the path forward. With faith as our guide, we find the courage to embrace the unknown, to trust in a higher purpose, and to believe that even in death, there is the promise of new life and everlasting peace.

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