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The topic of death and eternal life is a profound and deeply contemplative aspect of the human experience. It is a subject that has occupied the thoughts and beliefs of cultures and religions throughout history.

In the Christian tradition, the Bible offers a rich source of wisdom, guidance, and assurance on this topic.

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This exploration of Bible verses on death and eternal life seeks to provide comfort, hope, and spiritual insight to those grappling with the mysteries of mortality and the promise of an everlasting existence.

65 Bible Verses On Death And Eternal Life

1. Psalm 34:18

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

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2. 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.”

3. 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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4. Matthew 5:4

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

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. 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.”

7. 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.”

8. Psalm 147:3

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

9. Lamentations 3:22-23

“Because of the Lord’s great love we are not consumed, for his compassions never fail. They are new every morning; great is your faithfulness.”

10. 1 Peter 5:7

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

The Promise of Eternal Life

11. 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.”

12. 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?'”

13. Romans 6:23

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

14. 1 Corinthians 15:54-55

“When the perishable has been clothed with the imperishable and the mortal with immortality, then the saying that is written will come true: ‘Death has been swallowed up in victory.'”

15. 1 John 5:11

“And this is the testimony: God has given us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.”

16. Revelation 22:5

“There will be no more night. They will not need the light of a lamp or the light of the sun, for the Lord God will give them light. And they will reign forever and ever.”

17. 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.”

18. 2 Timothy 1:10

“But it has now been revealed through the appearing of our Savior, Christ Jesus, who has destroyed death and has brought life and immortality to light through the gospel.”

19. John 6:40

“For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.”

20. 1 John 2:25

“And this is what he promised us—eternal life.”

Guidance for Grieving

21. 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.”

22. Matthew 11:28

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

23. 2 Corinthians 4:16-18

“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. So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”

24. Psalm 147:3

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

25. Psalm 55:22

“Cast your cares on the Lord and he will sustain you; he will never let the righteous be shaken.”

26. 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.”

27. Psalm 34:17

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

28. Matthew 5:4

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

29. 1 Peter 5:7

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

30. Psalm 62:8

“Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him, for God is our refuge.”

Heavenly Perspectives

31. 2 Corinthians 4:18

“So we fix our eyes not on what is seen, but on what is unseen, since what is seen is temporary, but what is unseen is eternal.”

32. Philippians 3:20-21

“But our citizenship is in heaven. And we eagerly await a Savior from there, the Lord Jesus Christ, who, by the power that enables him to bring everything under his control, will transform our lowly bodies so that they will be like his glorious body.”

33. 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.”

34. Colossians 3:2

“Set your minds on things above, not on earthly things.”

35. 1 Corinthians 2:9

“What no eye has seen, what no ear has heard, and what no human mind has conceived—the things God has prepared for those who love him.”

36. 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 that you also may be where I am.”

37. 2 Peter 3:13

“But in keeping with his promise we are looking forward to a new heaven and a new earth, where righteousness dwells.”

38. Matthew 6:19-20

“Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal.”

39. 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.”

40. 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.”

Finding Peace in the Midst of Sorrow

41. 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.”

42. 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.”

43. Isaiah 26:3

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

44. Matthew 11:28

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

45. 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.”

46. Psalm 34:17

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

47. 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.”

48. Psalm 46:1

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

49. 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.”

50. Psalm 119:76

“May your unfailing love be my comfort, according to your promise to your servant.”

The Resurrection Hope

51. 1 Corinthians 15:42-44

“So will it be with the resurrection of the dead. The body that is sown is perishable, it is raised imperishable; it is sown in dishonor, it is raised in glory; it is sown in weakness, it is raised in power; it is sown a natural body, it is raised a spiritual body.”

52. John 11:25

“Jesus said to her, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. The one who believes in me will live, even though they die.'”

53. 1 Thessalonians 4:16

“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.”

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. Acts 24:15

“and I have the same hope in God as these men themselves have, that there will be a resurrection of both the righteous and the wicked.”

56. John 6:40

“For my Father’s will is that everyone who looks to the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I will raise them up at the last day.”

57. 1 Peter 1:3

“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.”

58. Romans 8:11

“And if the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead is living in you, he who raised Christ from the dead will also give life to your mortal bodies because of his Spirit who lives in you.”

59. 1 Corinthians 15:20

“But Christ has indeed been raised from the dead, the firstfruits of those who have fallen asleep.”

60. Revelation 20:6

“Blessed and holy are those who share in the first resurrection. The second death has no power over them, but they will be priests of God and of Christ and will reign with him for a thousand years.”

Words of Solace

61. Matthew 5:4

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

62. Psalm 34:18

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

63. 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.”

64. 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.”

65. 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.”

 

Conclusion

In the pages of the Bible, we discover a treasure trove of verses that shed light on the profound topics of death and eternal life. These verses provide comfort to the grieving, hope to the despairing, and assurance to the faithful.

As we reflect on these verses, we find solace in times of sorrow, strength in moments of weakness, and the unwavering belief that death is not the end but the beginning of an eternal journey.

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