Bible Verses about Death - King James Version (2023)

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Bible Verses about Death – John 10:28-29 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Ephesians 4:30 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 54:4 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – John 14:27 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Psalm 23 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Revelation 21:4 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Job 14:5 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – John 3:16 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – John 16:22 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Matthew 5:4 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – 2 Corinthians 5:6-8 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Matthew 24:35 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 41:10 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – John 3:13 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 25:8 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 38:1 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 38:10 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 57:2 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Romans 8:38-39 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Psalm 89:47-48 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Psalm 115:17-18 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Luke 24:1-7 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – John 5:28-29 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Matthew 25:46 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Genesis 3:19 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Ecclesiastes 3:1-4 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – John 10:27-29(KJV) Bible Verses about Death – John 11:23-26 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – 1 Corinthians 15:20-23 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – 1 Corinthians 15:54-57 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – 1 Thessalonians 5:9-11 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Hebrews 2:14-15 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Revelation 14:13 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Psalm 27:4-5 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Romans 15:4 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Psalm 46:1-2 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 40:28-31 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 43:2 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Philippians 4:6-8 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Hebrews 4:14-16 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Revelation 7:17 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Revelation 21:10 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – John 6:39-40 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – John 14:1-4 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – 1 Corinthians 15:52-57 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Philippians 3:20-21 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – 2 Timothy 4:7-8 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – James 1:12 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Revelation 21:1-4 (KJV) Bible Verses about Death – Romans 8:38-39 (KJV) FAQs Videos

Death has for a long time robbed humanity their loved ones. However, this phenomenon ain’t going to seize since God has promised death to every life. Bible verses about death give us a good understanding of death and how best we can prepare ourselves. Below are the best verses for the bereaved.

Bible Verses about Death – John 10:28-29 (KJV)

28And I give untothem eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall any man pluckthem out of my hand.

29MyFather, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluckthem out of my Father’s hand.

Bible Verses about Death – Ephesians 4:30 (KJV)

30And grieve not the holy Spirit of God, whereby ye are sealedunto the day of redemption.

Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 54:4 (KJV)

4Fear not; for thou shalt not be ashamed: neither be thouconfounded; for thou shalt not be put to shame: for thou shalt forget the shameof thy youth, and shalt not remember the reproach of thy widowhood any more.

Bible Verses about Death – John 14:27 (KJV)

27Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as theworld giveth, give I unto you. Let not your heart be troubled, neither let itbe afraid.

Bible Verses about Death – Psalm 23 (KJV)

23TheLordis myshepherd; I shall not want.

2Hemaketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters.

3Herestoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’ssake.

4Yea,though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil:for thou art with me; thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

5Thoupreparest a table before me in the presence of mine enemies: thou anointest myhead with oil; my cup runneth over.

6Surelygoodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will dwell inthe house of theLordfor ever.

Bible Verses about Death – Revelation 21:4 (KJV)

4And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and thereshall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be anymore pain: for the former things are passed away.

Bible Verses about Death – Job 14:5 (KJV)

5Seeing his days are determined, the number of his months arewith thee, thou hast appointed his bounds that he cannot pass;

Bible Verses about Death – John 3:16 (KJV)

16For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begottenSon, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlastinglife.

Bible Verses about Death – John 16:22 (KJV)

22And ye now therefore have sorrow: but I will see you again,and your heart shall rejoice, and your joy no man taketh from you.

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Bible Verses about Death – Matthew 5:4 (KJV)

4Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Bible Verses about Death – 2 Corinthians 5:6-8 (KJV)

6Therefore we arealways confident, knowing that, whilst we are at home in the body, we areabsent from the Lord:

7(Forwe walk by faith, not by sight:)

8Weare confident, I say, and willing rather to be absent from the body, and to bepresent with the Lord.

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Bible Verses about Death – Matthew 24:35 (KJV)

35Heaven and earth shall pass away, but my words shall not passaway.

Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 41:10 (KJV)

10Fear thou not; for I am with thee: be not dismayed; for I amthy God: I will strengthen thee; yea, I will help thee; yea, I will uphold theewith the right hand of my righteousness.

Bible Verses about Death – John 3:13 (KJV)

13And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came downfrom heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.

Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 25:8 (KJV)

8He will swallow up death in victory; and the LordGodwill wipe away tears from off all faces; and the rebukeof his people shall he take away from off all the earth: for theLordhath spoken it.

Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 38:1 (KJV)

38In those days was Hezekiah sick unto death. And Isaiah theprophet the son of Amoz came unto him, and said unto him, Thus saith theLord, Set thine house in order: for thou shalt die, and not live.

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Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 38:10 (KJV)

10I said in the cutting off of my days, I shall go to the gatesof the grave: I am deprived of the residue of my years.

Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 57:2 (KJV)

2He shall enter into peace: they shall rest in their beds, each one walking in his uprightness.

Bible Verses about Death – Romans 8:38-39 (KJV)

38For I am persuaded,that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, northings present, nor things to come,

39Norheight, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us fromthe love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Bible Verses about Death – Psalm 89:47-48 (KJV)

47Remember how shortmy time is: wherefore hast thou made all men in vain?

48Whatman is he that liveth, and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul fromthe hand of the grave? Selah.

Bible Verses about Death – Psalm 115:17-18 (KJV)

17The dead praise nottheLord, neither any thatgo down into silence.

18Butwe will bless theLordfrom thistime forth and for evermore. Praise theLord.

Bible Verses about Death – Luke 24:1-7 (KJV)

24Now upon the firstday of the week, very early in the morning, they came unto the sepulchre,bringing the spices which they had prepared, and certain others with them.

2Andthey found the stone rolled away from the sepulchre.

3Andthey entered in, and found not the body of the Lord Jesus.

4Andit came to pass, as they were much perplexed thereabout, behold, two men stoodby them in shining garments:

5Andas they were afraid, and bowed down their faces to the earth, they said untothem, Why seek ye the living among the dead?

6Heis not here, but is risen: remember how he spake unto you when he was yet inGalilee,

7Saying,The Son of man must be delivered into the hands of sinful men, and becrucified, and the third day rise again.

Bible Verses about Death – John 5:28-29 (KJV)

28Marvel not at this:for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear hisvoice,

29Andshall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; andthey that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

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Bible Verses about Death – Matthew 25:46 (KJV)

46And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but therighteous into life eternal.

Bible Verses about Death – Genesis 3:19 (KJV)

19In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, till thoureturn unto the ground; for out of it wast thou taken: for dust thou art, andunto dust shalt thou return.

Bible Verses about Death – Ecclesiastes 3:1-4 (KJV)

3To every thingthere is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven:

2Atime to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck upthat which is planted;

3Atime to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;

4Atime to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance;

Bible Verses about Death – John 10:27-29(KJV)

27My sheep hear myvoice, and I know them, and they follow me:

28AndI give unto them eternal life; and they shall never perish, neither shall anyman pluck them out of my hand.

29MyFather, which gave them me, is greater than all; and no man is able to pluckthem out of my Father’s hand.

Bible Verses about Death – John 11:23-26 (KJV)

23Jesus saith untoher, Thy brother shall rise again.

24Marthasaith unto him, I know that he shall rise again in the resurrection at the lastday.

25Jesussaid unto her, I am the resurrection, and the life: he that believeth in me,though he were dead, yet shall he live:

26Andwhosoever liveth and believeth in me shall never die. Believest thou this?

Bible Verses about Death – 1 Corinthians 15:20-23 (KJV)

20But now is Christrisen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.

21Forsince by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead.

22Foras in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive.

23Butevery man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that areChrist’s at his coming.

Bible Verses about Death – 1 Corinthians 15:54-57 (KJV)

54So when thiscorruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shall have put onimmortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, Death isswallowed up in victory.

55Odeath, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?

56Thesting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.

57Butthanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Bible Verses about Death – 1 Thessalonians 5:9-11 (KJV)

9For God hath notappointed us to wrath, but to obtain salvation by our Lord Jesus Christ,

10Whodied for us, that, whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with him.

11Whereforecomfort yourselves together, and edify one another, even as also ye do.

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Bible Verses about Death – Hebrews 2:14-15 (KJV)

14Forasmuch then asthe children are partakers of flesh and blood, he also himself likewise tookpart of the same; that through death he might destroy him that had the power ofdeath, that is, the devil;

15Anddeliver them who through fear of death were all their lifetime subject tobondage.

Bible Verses about Death – Revelation 14:13 (KJV)

13And I heard a voicefrom heaven saying unto me, Write, Blessed are the dead which die in the Lordfrom henceforth: Yea, saith the Spirit, that they may rest from their labours;and their works do follow them.

Bible Verses about Death – Psalm 27:4-5 (KJV)

4One thing have Idesired of theLord, that will I seekafter; that I may dwell in the house of theLordall the days of my life, tobehold the beauty of theLord, and to enquire inhis temple.

5Forin the time of trouble he shall hide me in his pavilion: in the secret of histabernacle shall he hide me; he shall set me up upon a rock.

Bible Verses about Death – Romans 15:4 (KJV)

4For whatsoeverthings were written aforetime were written for our learning, that we throughpatience and comfort of the scriptures might have hope.

Bible Verses about Death – 2 Corinthians 1:3-4 (KJV)

3Blessed be God,even the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies, and the God ofall comfort;

4Whocomforteth us in all our tribulation, that we may be able to comfort them whichare in any trouble, by the comfort wherewith we ourselves are comforted of God.

Bible Verses about Death – Psalm 46:1-2 (KJV)

46God is our refugeand strength, a very present help in trouble.

2Thereforewill not we fear, though the earth be removed, and though the mountains becarried into the midst of the sea;

Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 40:28-31 (KJV)

28Hast thou notknown? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, theLord, the Creator ofthe ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching ofhis understanding.

29Hegiveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increasethstrength.

30Eventhe youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall:

31Butthey that wait upon theLordshall renewtheir strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, andnot be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.

Bible Verses about Death – Isaiah 43:2 (KJV)

2When thou passestthrough the waters, I will be with thee; and through the rivers, they shall notoverflow thee: when thou walkest through the fire, thou shalt not be burned;neither shall the flame kindle upon thee.

Bible Verses about Death – 2 Corinthians 12:9-10 (KJV)

9And he said untome, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect inweakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that thepower of Christ may rest upon me.

10ThereforeI take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in necessities, in persecutions,in distresses for Christ’s sake: for when I am weak, then am I strong.

Bible Verses about Death – Philippians 4:6-8 (KJV)

6Be careful fornothing; but in every thing by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let yourrequests be made known unto God.

7Andthe peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts andminds through Christ Jesus.

8Finally,brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoeverthings are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely,whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there beany praise, think on these things.

Bible Verses about Death – Hebrews 4:14-16 (KJV)

14Seeing then that wehave a great high priest, that is passed into the heavens, Jesus the Son ofGod, let us hold fast our profession.

15Forwe have not an high priest which cannot be touched with the feeling of ourinfirmities; but was in all points tempted like as we are, yet without sin.

16Letus therefore come boldly unto the throne of grace, that we may obtain mercy,and find grace to help in time of need.

Bible Verses about Death – Revelation 7:17 (KJV)

17For the Lamb whichis in the midst of the throne shall feed them, and shall lead them unto livingfountains of waters: and God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes.

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Bible Verses about Death – Revelation 21:10 (KJV)

10And he carried meaway in the spirit to a great and high mountain, and shewed me that great city,the holy Jerusalem, descending out of heaven from God,

Bible Verses about Death – John 6:39-40 (KJV)

39And this is theFather’s will which hath sent me, that of all which he hath given me I shouldlose nothing, but should raise it up again at the last day.

40Andthis is the will of him that sent me, that every one which seeth the Son, andbelieveth on him, may have everlasting life: and I will raise him up at thelast day.

Bible Verses about Death – John 14:1-4 (KJV)

14Let not your heartbe troubled: ye believe in God, believe also in me.

2Inmy Father’s house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you.I go to prepare a place for you.

3Andif I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you untomyself; that where I am, there ye may be also.

4Andwhither I go ye know, and the way ye know.

Bible Verses about Death – 1 Corinthians 15:52-57 (KJV)

52In a moment, in thetwinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and thedead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.

53Forthis corruptible must put on incorruption, and this mortal must put onimmortality.

54Sowhen this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, and this mortal shallhave put on immortality, then shall be brought to pass the saying that iswritten, Death is swallowed up in victory.

55Odeath, where is thy sting? O grave, where is thy victory?

56Thesting of death is sin; and the strength of sin is the law.

57Butthanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

Bible Verses about Death – Philippians 3:20-21 (KJV)

20For ourconversation is in heaven; from whence also we look for the Saviour, the LordJesus Christ:

21Whoshall change our vile body, that it may be fashioned like unto his gloriousbody, according to the working whereby he is able even to subdue all thingsunto himself.

Bible Verses about Death – 2 Timothy 4:7-8 (KJV)

7I have fought agood fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith:

8Henceforththere is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteousjudge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all them alsothat love his appearing.

Bible Verses about Death – James 1:12 (KJV)

12Blessed is the manthat endureth temptation: for when he is tried, he shall receive the crown oflife, which the Lord hath promised to them that love him.

Bible Verses about Death – Revelation 21:1-4 (KJV)

21And I saw a newheaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passedaway; and there was no more sea.

2AndI John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem, coming down from God out of heaven,prepared as a bride adorned for her husband.

3AndI heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God iswith men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and Godhimself shall be with them, and be their God.

4AndGod shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no moredeath, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: forthe former things are passed away.

Bible Verses about Death – Romans 8:38-39 (KJV)

38For I am persuaded,that neither death, nor life, nor angels, nor principalities, nor powers, northings present, nor things to come,

39Norheight, nor depth, nor any other creature, shall be able to separate us fromthe love of God, which is in Christ Jesus our Lord.

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FAQs

What the Bible says about life after death KJV? ›

"For since death came through a man, the resurrection of the dead comes also through a man. For as in Adam all die, so in Christ all will be made alive." "My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever."

What does the Bible say about mourning the death of a loved one KJV? ›

Matthew 5:4 KJV

Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.

Where does the soul go after death KJV? ›

When the believer dies, the body goes into the grave; the soul and spirit go immediately to be with the Lord Jesus awaiting the body's resurrection, when they're joined together to be forever with the Lord in eternal bliss.

How do you overcome death in the Bible? ›

Express your feelings
  1. Express your grief to God. Before Jesus raised His friend Lazarus from the dead, He prayed to God, His Father, for strength and guidance. ...
  2. Express your grief to friends. ...
  3. The Holy Spirit brings peace. ...
  4. Jesus overcame death for all. ...
  5. You are promised joy.

What does the Bible say about the death of a loved one? ›

Psalm 34:18 “The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.” Psalm 73:26 “My flesh and my heart faileth: but God is the strength of my heart, and my portion forever.” Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are they that mourn: for they shall be comforted.”

What happens after death according to the Bible? ›

A second view, therefore, also prevailed: the sleep of the soul—i.e., the soul of the dead person enters into a sleeping state that continues until the Last Judgment, which will occur after the general resurrection. At the Last Judgment the resurrected will be assigned either to eternal life or eternal damnation.

What is a good verse in the Bible for death? ›

The LORD is close to the brokenhearted and saves those who are crushed in spirit. He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds. “Do not let your hearts be troubled. You believe in God; believe also in me.

What is a good Old Testament Scripture for a funeral? ›

6. Isaiah 57:1-2. The righteous perish, and no one takes it to heart; the devout are taken away, and no one understands they are taken away to be spared from evil. Those who walk uprightly enter into peace; they find rest as they lie in death.

What to say before reading a scripture at a funeral? ›

Blessed be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of mercies and God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our affliction, so that we may be able to comfort those who are in any affliction, with the comfort with which we ourselves are comforted by God.

What happens to the spirit when someone dies? ›

When we die, our spirit and body separate. Even though our body dies, our spirit—which is the essence of who we are—lives on. Our spirit goes to the spirit world. The spirit world is a waiting period until we receive the gift of resurrection, when our spirits will reunite with our bodies.

How long does it take for the spirit to leave the body? ›

It takes one hour for each unit of alcohol to leave your body - this means if you had eight pints of ordinary strength beer and stopped drinking at midnight, all of the alcohol would not be dispelled from you body (and you would not be safe to drive) until about 4 pm the following day.

What happens after death to soul? ›

After death, the soul is brought for judgment. Those who have led pristine lives enter immediately into the Olam Haba or world to come. Most do not enter the world to come immediately, but experience a period of reflection of their earthly actions and are made aware of what they have done wrong.

What does God say about fear of death? ›

"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." "Fear not, therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows."

How do I overcome my fear of death? ›

How to overcome fear of death
  1. Accept that death is a natural process.
  2. Be grateful for your experiences and live in the present.
  3. Focus on making the most out of your life.
  4. Make plans for your passing.

What does Psalm 31 say? ›

A psalm of David. In you, O LORD, I have taken refuge; let me never be put to shame; deliver me in your righteousness. Turn your ear to me, come quickly to my rescue; be my rock of refuge, a strong fortress to save me. Since you are my rock and my fortress, for the sake of your name lead and guide me.

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