What does the Bible Say about Death?        Home         



Look first to the oldest book in the Bible, Job, and observe the plain meaning it gives death.


§         “How oft is the candle of the wicked put out.”  21:17

§         “they are stubble before the wind, and as chaff that the storm carrieth away.”  21:18

§         “They shall lie down alike in the dust, and the worms shall cover them.” 21:26

§         “By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of His nostrils are they consumed”. 4:9

§         “He shall fly away as a dream, and shall not be found: yea, he shall be chased away as a vision of the night.” 20:8

§         “If He set His hear upon man, if He gather unto Himself his spirit and his breath; all flesh shall perish together, and man shall turn again unto dust.” 34:15

§         “He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down: he fleeth also as a shadow, and continueth not.”  14:2

§         “There is hope of a tree, if it be cut down, that it will sprout again…But man dieth, and wasteth away: yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he?”  14:7-10

§         “As the waters fail from the sea, and the flood decayeth and drieth up: so man lieth down, and riseth not: … they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep.”  14:11,12