42 Bible Verses about Eternity

John 5:24 ESV / 93 helpful votes

Truly, truly, I say to you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life. He does not come into judgment, but has passed from death to life.

Psalm 90:2 ESV / 68 helpful votes

Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever you had formed the earth and the world, from everlasting to everlasting you are God.

Ecclesiastes 3:11 ESV / 65 helpful votes

He has made everything beautiful in its time. Also, he has put eternity into man's heart, yet so that he cannot find out what God has done from the beginning to the end.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 49 helpful votes

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

Hebrews 9:27 ESV / 39 helpful votes

And just as it is appointed for man to die once, and after that comes judgment,

2 Thessalonians 1:9 ESV / 37 helpful votes

They will suffer the punishment of eternal destruction, away from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might,

John 17:3 ESV / 37 helpful votes

And this is eternal life, that they know you the only true God, and Jesus Christ whom you have sent.

John 6:50-71 ESV / 37 helpful votes

This is the bread that comes down from heaven, so that one may eat of it and not die. I am the living bread that came down from heaven. If anyone eats of this bread, he will live forever. And the bread that I will give for the life of the world is my flesh.” The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, “How can this man give us his flesh to eat?” So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of Man and drink his blood, you have no life in you. Whoever feeds on my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up on the last day. ...

Matthew 25:46 ESV / 35 helpful votes

And these will go away into eternal punishment, but the righteous into eternal life.”

Isaiah 57:15 ESV / 31 helpful votes

For thus says the One who is high and lifted up, who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: “I dwell in the high and holy place, and also with him who is of a contrite and lowly spirit, to revive the spirit of the lowly, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Philippians 1:23 ESV / 29 helpful votes

I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better.

John 14:2-3 ESV / 29 helpful votes

In my Father's house are many rooms. If it were not so, would I have told you that I go to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and will take you to myself, that where I am you may be also.

Galatians 6:8 ESV / 24 helpful votes

For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

John 1:12 ESV / 22 helpful votes

But to all who did receive him, who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God,

John 3:16 ESV / 18 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Psalm 102:25-27 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Of old you laid the foundation of the earth, and the heavens are the work of your hands. They will perish, but you will remain; they will all wear out like a garment. You will change them like a robe, and they will pass away, but you are the same, and your years have no end.

Genesis 2:17 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil you shall not eat, for in the day that you eat of it you shall surely die.”

Psalm 72:17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

May his name endure forever, his fame continue as long as the sun! May people be blessed in him, all nations call him blessed!

Jude 1:6 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And the angels who did not stay within their own position of authority, but left their proper dwelling, he has kept in eternal chains under gloomy darkness until the judgment of the great day—

Mark 9:43-48 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And if your hand causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life crippled than with two hands to go to hell, to the unquenchable fire. And if your foot causes you to sin, cut it off. It is better for you to enter life lame than with two feet to be thrown into hell. And if your eye causes you to sin, tear it out. It is better for you to enter the kingdom of God with one eye than with two eyes to be thrown into hell, ‘where their worm does not die and the fire is not quenched.’

Jeremiah 32:27 ESV / 15 helpful votes

“Behold, I am the Lord, the God of all flesh. Is anything too hard for me?

Jeremiah 10:10 ESV / 15 helpful votes

But the Lord is the true God; he is the living God and the everlasting King. At his wrath the earth quakes, and the nations cannot endure his indignation.

Matthew 13:43 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. He who has ears, let him hear.

Psalm 119:142 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Your righteousness is righteous forever, and your law is true.

Psalm 30:12 ESV / 13 helpful votes

That my glory may sing your praise and not be silent. O Lord my God, I will give thanks to you forever!

Jude 1:7 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Just as Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding cities, which likewise indulged in sexual immorality and pursued unnatural desire, serve as an example by undergoing a punishment of eternal fire.

2 Corinthians 5:17 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation. The old has passed away; behold, the new has come.

Daniel 4:34 ESV / 12 helpful votes

At the end of the days I, Nebuchadnezzar, lifted my eyes to heaven, and my reason returned to me, and I blessed the Most High, and praised and honored him who lives forever, for his dominion is an everlasting dominion, and his kingdom endures from generation to generation;

Psalm 41:13 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Blessed be the Lord, the God of Israel, from everlasting to everlasting! Amen and Amen.

Revelation 1:18 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And the living one. I died, and behold I am alive forevermore, and I have the keys of Death and Hades.

2 Thessalonians 2:15 ESV / 11 helpful votes

So then, brothers, stand firm and hold to the traditions that you were taught by us, either by our spoken word or by our letter.

Romans 10:13 ESV / 11 helpful votes

For “everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”

Isaiah 40:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

The grass withers, the flower fades, but the word of our God will stand forever.

Genesis 1:1-17 ESV / 11 helpful votes

In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters. And God said, “Let there be light,” and there was light. And God saw that the light was good. And God separated the light from the darkness. God called the light Day, and the darkness he called Night. And there was evening and there was morning, the first day. ...

2 Corinthians 5:6-8 ESV / 9 helpful votes

So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

John 5:29 ESV / 9 helpful votes

And come out, those who have done good to the resurrection of life, and those who have done evil to the resurrection of judgment.

John 8:44 ESV / 8 helpful votes

You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father's desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies.

Psalm 145:1-21 ESV / 8 helpful votes

A Song of Praise. Of David. I will extol you, my God and King, and bless your name forever and ever. Every day I will bless you and praise your name forever and ever. Great is the Lord, and greatly to be praised, and his greatness is unsearchable. One generation shall commend your works to another, and shall declare your mighty acts. On the glorious splendor of your majesty, and on your wondrous works, I will meditate. ...

Psalm 16:11 ESV / 8 helpful votes

You make known to me the path of life; in your presence there is fullness of joy; at your right hand are pleasures forevermore.

1 Corinthians 15:3 ESV / 7 helpful votes

For I delivered to you as of first importance what I also received: that Christ died for our sins in accordance with the Scriptures,

Revelation 3:5-9 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The one who conquers will be clothed thus in white garments, and I will never blot his name out of the book of life. I will confess his name before my Father and before his angels. He who has an ear, let him hear what the Spirit says to the churches.’ “And to the angel of the church in Philadelphia write: ‘The words of the holy one, the true one, who has the key of David, who opens and no one will shut, who shuts and no one opens. “‘I know your works. Behold, I have set before you an open door, which no one is able to shut. I know that you have but little power, and yet you have kept my word and have not denied my name. Behold, I will make those of the synagogue of Satan who say that they are Jews and are not, but lie—behold, I will make them come and bow down before your feet and they will learn that I have loved you.

Isaiah 43:13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Also henceforth I am he; there is none who can deliver from my hand; I work, and who can turn it back?”

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