Precious in the sight of the LORD Is the death of His godly ones.
2 John 1:8
Watch yourselves, that you do not lose what we have accomplished, but that you may receive a full reward.
"Greater love has no one than this, that one lay down his life for his friends.
"Yet now I urge you to keep up your courage, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only of the ship.
"He who has found his life will lose it, and he who has lost his life for My sake will find it.
"Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.
"Men will not break bread in mourning for them, to comfort anyone for the dead, nor give them a cup of consolation to drink for anyone's father or mother.
1 Thessalonians 4:13
But we do not want you to be uninformed, brethren, about those who are asleep, so that you will not grieve as do the rest who have no hope.
The righteous man perishes, and no man takes it to heart; And devout men are taken away, while no one understands For the righteous man is taken away from evil,
For a covenant is valid only when men are dead, for it is never in force while the one who made it lives.
'But I have this against you, that you have left your first love.
"He who loves his life loses it, and he who hates his life in this world will keep it to life eternal.
For to me, to live is Christ and to die is gain.
1 Corinthians 15:18
Then those also who have fallen asleep in Christ have perished.
For where a covenant is, there must of necessity be the death of the one who made it.
Do not weep for the dead or mourn for him, But weep continually for the one who goes away; For he will never return Or see his native land.
Then I said, "I will not pasture you. What is to die, let it die, and what is to be annihilated, let it be annihilated; and let those who are left eat one another's flesh."
"Do I have any pleasure in the death of the wicked," declares the Lord GOD, "rather than that he should turn from his ways and live?
"For I have no pleasure in the death of anyone who dies," declares the Lord GOD. "Therefore, repent and live."
2 Corinthians 5:15
and He died for all, so that they who live might no longer live for themselves, but for Him who died and rose again on their behalf.
"While I was with them, I was keeping them in Your name which You have given Me; and I guarded them and not one of them perished but the son of perdition, so that the Scripture would be fulfilled.
What man can live and not see death? Can he deliver his soul from the power of Sheol? Selah.
"Therefore you too have grief now; but I will see you again, and your heart will rejoice, and no one will take your joy away from you.
For you have died and your life is hidden with Christ in God.
"This is the will of Him who sent Me, that of all that He has given Me I lose nothing, but raise it up on the last day.
More than that, I count all things to be loss in view of the surpassing value of knowing Christ Jesus my Lord, for whom I have suffered the loss of all things, and count them but rubbish so that I may gain Christ,
"At that time many will fall away and will betray one another and hate one another.
For if we have become united with Him in the likeness of His death, certainly we shall also be in the likeness of His resurrection,
or has found what was lost and lied about it and sworn falsely, so that he sins in regard to any one of the things a man may do;
For not one of us lives for himself, and not one dies for himself;
1 Corinthians 15:56
The sting of death is sin, and the power of sin is the law;
1 Thessalonians 4:14
For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who have fallen asleep in Jesus.
Now it came about after the death of Moses the servant of the LORD, that the LORD spoke to Joshua the son of Nun, Moses' servant, saying,
Then Isaac brought her into his mother Sarah's tent, and he took Rebekah, and she became his wife, and he loved her; thus Isaac was comforted after his mother's death.
And I heard a voice from heaven, saying, "Write, 'Blessed are the dead who die in the Lord from now on!'" "Yes," says the Spirit, "so that they may rest from their labors, for their deeds follow with them."
"Or what woman, if she has ten silver coins and loses one coin, does not light a lamp and sweep the house and search carefully until she finds it?
2 Corinthians 4:10
always carrying about in the body the dying of Jesus, so that the life of Jesus also may be manifested in our body.
1 John 3:14
We know that we have passed out of death into life, because we love the brethren. He who does not love abides in death.
1 Samuel 4:18
When he mentioned the ark of God, Eli fell off the seat backward beside the gate, and his neck was broken and he died, for he was old and heavy. Thus he judged Israel forty years.
2 Chronicles 15:7
"But you, be strong and do not lose courage, for there is reward for your work."
So Jesus then said to them plainly, "Lazarus is dead,
1 Corinthians 3:15
If any man's work is burned up, he will suffer loss; but he himself will be saved, yet so as through fire.
"Beware of practicing your righteousness before men to be noticed by them; otherwise you have no reward with your Father who is in heaven.
"For the Son of Man has come to seek and to save that which was lost."
2 Samuel 12:18
Then it happened on the seventh day that the child died. And the servants of David were afraid to tell him that the child was dead, for they said, "Behold, while the child was still alive, we spoke to him and he did not listen to our voice. How then can we tell him that the child is dead, since he might do himself harm!"
"I will seek the lost, bring back the scattered, bind up the broken and strengthen the sick; but the fat and the strong I will destroy I will feed them with judgment.
Now if we have died with Christ, we believe that we shall also live with Him,
But when Jesus heard this, He said, "This sickness is not to end in death, but for the glory of God, so that the Son of God may be glorified by it."
"What man among you, if he has a hundred sheep and has lost one of them, does not leave the ninety-nine in the open pasture and go after the one which is lost until he finds it?