Here is a list of characters who was never born and never died in the Bible. There are numerous Biblical characters that never really died, but don’t fit either category of old and young. They can be around for a while and then they’re gone. Let’s take a look at these Biblical characters who have survived death

Who was never born and never died in the Bible?

Melchizedek is the man was never born and never died in the Bible. He was a Priest of the Most High God, a person who offers sacrifices on behalf of human. Without father, without mother, without descent, having neither beginning of days, nor end of life; but made like unto the Son of God; abideth a priest continually (Hebrews 7:3). He never was born and never died. He was eternal, meaning he lives forever. He was called king of righteousness (Hebrews 7:2).


Who is the person in the Bible that was never born and never died?

Melchizedek who was King of Salem. He never was born and never died. Also the priest of the Most High God who offers sacrifices on behalf of humans.

The Bible says that he bless Abraham And he blessed him, and said, Blessed be Abram of the most high God, possessor of heaven and earth. And blessed be the most high God, which hath delivered thine enemies into thy hand. And he gave him tithes of all.


Genesis 14:19-20.

And he blessed him and said: “Blessed be Abram of God Most High, Possessor of heaven and earth; And blessed be God Most High, Who has delivered your enemies into your hand.” And he gave him a tithe of all.

Genesis 14:19-20.


Who has never died in the Bible

According to the book life the Bible, Enoch and Elijah are the only two people God took to heaven without them dying.

Genesis 5:24

 Enoch walked faithfully with God; then he was no more, because God took him away.


Genesis 5:24

Enoch walked with God and then he was no more because God took him away. The Bible described him as a man who walked with God for 300 years.

2 Kings 2:11 KJV

 And it came to pass, as they still went on, and talked, that, behold, there appeared a chariot of fire, and horses of fire, and parted them both asunder; and Elijah went up by a whirlwind into heaven.

2 Kings 2:11 KJV

Suddenly a chariot of fire and horses of fire appeared and separated them two (Elijah and Elisha) and Elijah went up to heaven in a whirlwind. And Melchizedek never was born and never died.

Who died twice in the Bible

There are people the Bible records that they died twice. And they are: The widow  of Nain son.

1 King 17:17.

Some time later the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. He grew worse and worse, and finally stopped breathing.

1 King 17:17.

Meaning the child died. There was no explanation as to the illness. Hmm, people might have said, what kind of God serves a mother and son from starvation and allows the son to die, was Elijah a man of cruel God? The hope she has from the bottomless oil jug is now torn away. But thank God who showcase Himself as God and the son was restored to life. Hallelujah!

 John 11:17

Then when Jesus came, he found that he had lain in the grave four days already.

 John 11:17

Jesus’ encounter with Martha, Lazarus’ brother. By the time Jesus got word of Lazarus’ illness, His friend had already died, but Jesus delayed a further two days before coming to see the family. Martha is both heartbroken and resigned. She is confident that her brother will see eternal resurrection

How old was Melchizedek when he died

The book of Hebrews made us to understand that Melchizedek never died. He was eternal – having no father, no mother, resembling the son of God, and that he continues a priest forever. He was seen by Nir and Noah.

Melchizedek as Christ lives, preaches, dies and is resurrected in a gnostic perspectives. The coming of Melchizedek speaks of his return to bring peace, supported by God and he is a priest, king who dispense justice.

Who is the father of Melchizedek in the Bible

The book of Hebrews tells us that Melchizedek has no father and no mother. He is God’s incarnate, immortal and sinless and his priesthood is able to transform humanity.

He is the same God all the time but only changes in form. He is not a different person but God, God the Father, God the son and God the Holy Spirit in different offices and in different acts.

And going through the genealogies in 1 Chronicles Melchizedek was no record of his family.

Frequently asked questions on who was never born and never died in the Bible

Who in the Bible died that was never born?

In the history of Creation the Bible makes it clear that Adam and Eve were created by God. Genesis 2:7 says “And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.” And verse 21-22 of that same chapter it says “And the LORD God caused a deep sleep to fall upon Adam, and he slept: and he took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof; And the rib, which the LORD God had taken from man, made he a woman, and brought her unto the man. Genesis 5:5 days Adam died at the age of mine hundred and thirty.

Who is the only person in the Bible that didn’t die?

Apart from Enoch and Elijah, Melchizedek has never die.  The book of Hebrews 7 says his priesthood was not based on genealogy (Hebrews 7:3). It was based on him (Melchizedek) alone, for no man preceded him in priesthood, nor succeeded him (Hebrews 7:8). On this basis  he was the type of Christ, whose priesthood is based on his endless life, for he rose again from dead.

How was Melchizedek born?

Melchizedek was born from sothonim corpse when Not and Noah came in to bury sothonim. They saw a child sitting beside the corpse with his clothing on him. The child was fully developed physically. He was marked by the sign of priesthood, so they took him and dressed him in the garments of priesthood, also fed him the holy bread.

Did Melchizedek ever die?

No, Melchizedek never died. He continues as priest forever. The order of Melchizedek is everlasting (Psalms 110:4) “The LORD hath sworn, and will not repent, Thou art a priest for ever after the order of Melchizedek.

The meaning here is, that he would be a priest “after the manner” of Melchizedek; or, such a priest as he was. He would not be of the tribe of Levi; he would not be in the regular line of the priesthood and having no successor.


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