100 Bible Verses about Fear Of Death

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 141 helpful votes

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.

Psalm 23:4 ESV / 137 helpful votes

Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me.

Revelation 21:4 ESV / 129 helpful votes

He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Hebrews 2:14-15 ESV / 113 helpful votes

Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil, and deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery.

Hebrews 2:15 ESV / 102 helpful votes

And deliver all those who through fear of death were subject to lifelong slavery.

John 5:24 ESV / 87 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.

2 Timothy 1:7 ESV / 86 helpful votes

For God gave us a spirit not of fear but of power and love and self-control.

1 John 4:18 ESV / 85 helpful votes

There is no fear in love, but perfect love casts out fear. For fear has to do with punishment, and whoever fears has not been perfected in love.

John 11:25 ESV / 78 helpful votes

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live,

Psalm 23:1-6 ESV / 69 helpful votes

A Psalm of David. The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want. He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. He restores my soul. He leads me in paths of righteousness for his name's sake. Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I will fear no evil, for you are with me; your rod and your staff, they comfort me. You prepare a table before me in the presence of my enemies; you anoint my head with oil; my cup overflows. ...

Isaiah 41:10 ESV / 67 helpful votes

Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.

Psalm 34:4 ESV / 66 helpful votes

I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears.

John 3:16 ESV / 65 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.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 63 helpful votes

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

Psalm 27:1 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Of David. The Lord is my light and my salvation; whom shall I fear? The Lord is the stronghold of my life; of whom shall I be afraid?

Romans 8:38-39 ESV / 51 helpful votes

For I am sure that neither death nor life, nor angels nor rulers, nor things present nor things to come, nor powers, nor height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 8:15 ESV / 50 helpful votes

For you did not receive the spirit of slavery to fall back into fear, but you have received the Spirit of adoption as sons, by whom we cry, “Abba! Father!”

1 Thessalonians 4:13-14 ESV / 48 helpful votes

But we do not want you to be uninformed, brothers, about those who are asleep, that you may not grieve as others do who have no hope. For since we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so, through Jesus, God will bring with him those who have fallen asleep.

John 14:27 ESV / 46 helpful votes

Peace I leave with you; my peace I give to you. Not as the world gives do I give to you. Let not your hearts be troubled, neither let them be afraid.

Romans 10:13 ESV / 44 helpful votes

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

Deuteronomy 31:6 ESV / 42 helpful votes

Be strong and courageous. Do not fear or be in dread of them, for it is the Lord your God who goes with you. He will not leave you or forsake you.”

2 Corinthians 5:8 ESV / 41 helpful votes

Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

Hebrews 2:14 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Since therefore the children share in flesh and blood, he himself likewise partook of the same things, that through death he might destroy the one who has the power of death, that is, the devil,

Philippians 4:6-7 ESV / 39 helpful votes

Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God. And the peace of God, which surpasses all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.

John 11:25-26 ESV / 38 helpful votes

Jesus said to her, “I am the resurrection and the life. Whoever believes in me, though he die, yet shall he live, and everyone who lives and believes in me shall never die. Do you believe this?”

Psalm 56:3 ESV / 38 helpful votes

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you.

Psalm 55:4 ESV / 35 helpful votes

My heart is in anguish within me; the terrors of death have fallen upon me.

Joshua 1:9 ESV / 34 helpful votes

Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not be frightened, and do not be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.”

Psalm 116:15 ESV / 33 helpful votes

Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.

Psalm 56:3-4 ESV / 33 helpful votes

When I am afraid, I put my trust in you. In God, whose word I praise, in God I trust; I shall not be afraid. What can flesh do to me?

Isaiah 25:8 ESV / 31 helpful votes

He will swallow up death forever; and the Lord God will wipe away tears from all faces, and the reproach of his people he will take away from all the earth, for the Lord has spoken.

Matthew 6:34 ESV / 30 helpful votes

“Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

1 John 5:12 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Whoever has the Son has life; whoever does not have the Son of God does not have life.

1 Peter 5:6-7 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Humble yourselves, therefore, under the mighty hand of God so that at the proper time he may exalt you, casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

Psalm 118:6 ESV / 29 helpful votes

The Lord is on my side; I will not fear. What can man do to me?

2 Corinthians 5:6-8 ESV / 28 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.

Romans 14:8 ESV / 28 helpful votes

For if we live, we live to the Lord, and if we die, we die to the Lord. So then, whether we live or whether we die, we are the Lord's.

John 8:51 ESV / 28 helpful votes

Truly, truly, I say to you, if anyone keeps my word, he will never see death.”

Proverbs 29:25 ESV / 27 helpful votes

The fear of man lays a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord is safe.

1 Peter 5:7 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Casting all your anxieties on him, because he cares for you.

2 Timothy 1:10 ESV / 26 helpful votes

And which now has been manifested through the appearing of our Savior Christ Jesus, who abolished death and brought life and immortality to light through the gospel,

John 14:6 ESV / 26 helpful votes

Jesus said to him, “I am the way, and the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.

1 Corinthians 15:54-55 ESV / 25 helpful votes

When the perishable puts on the imperishable, and the mortal puts on immortality, then shall come to pass the saying that is written: “Death is swallowed up in victory.” “O death, where is your victory? O death, where is your sting?”

Hebrews 9:27 ESV / 24 helpful votes

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

Isaiah 35:4 ESV / 24 helpful votes

Say to those who have an anxious heart, “Be strong; fear not! Behold, your God will come with vengeance, with the recompense of God. He will come and save you.”

Psalm 91:1-16 ESV / 24 helpful votes

He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will abide in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say to the Lord, “My refuge and my fortress, my God, in whom I trust.” For he will deliver you from the snare of the fowler and from the deadly pestilence. He will cover you with his pinions, and under his wings you will find refuge; his faithfulness is a shield and buckler. You will not fear the terror of the night, nor the arrow that flies by day, ...

1 John 3:2 ESV / 23 helpful votes

Beloved, we are God's children now, and what we will be has not yet appeared; but we know that when he appears we shall be like him, because we shall see him as he is.

Romans 6:5 ESV / 23 helpful votes

For if we have been united with him in a death like his, we shall certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his.

Isaiah 54:4 ESV / 23 helpful votes

“Fear not, for you will not be ashamed; be not confounded, for you will not be disgraced; for you will forget the shame of your youth, and the reproach of your widowhood you will remember no more.

Ecclesiastes 12:7 ESV / 23 helpful votes

And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

Psalm 94:19 ESV / 22 helpful votes

When the cares of my heart are many, your consolations cheer my soul.

Hebrews 13:6 ESV / 21 helpful votes

So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”

Romans 8:1-39 ESV / 21 helpful votes

There is therefore now no condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus. For the law of the Spirit of life has set you free in Christ Jesus from the law of sin and death. For God has done what the law, weakened by the flesh, could not do. By sending his own Son in the likeness of sinful flesh and for sin, he condemned sin in the flesh, in order that the righteous requirement of the law might be fulfilled in us, who walk not according to the flesh but according to the Spirit. For those who live according to the flesh set their minds on the things of the flesh, but those who live according to the Spirit set their minds on the things of the Spirit. ...

John 3:36 ESV / 21 helpful votes

Whoever believes in the Son has eternal life; whoever does not obey the Son shall not see life, but the wrath of God remains on him.

Luke 12:32 ESV / 21 helpful votes

“Fear not, little flock, for it is your Father's good pleasure to give you the kingdom.

Isaiah 41:13 ESV / 21 helpful votes

For I, the Lord your God, hold your right hand; it is I who say to you, “Fear not, I am the one who helps you.”

1 Peter 2:17 ESV / 20 helpful votes

Honor everyone. Love the brotherhood. Fear God. Honor the emperor.

1 Corinthians 15:42-44 ESV / 20 helpful votes

So is it with the resurrection of the dead. What is sown is perishable; what is raised is imperishable. It is sown in dishonor; it is raised in glory. It is sown in weakness; it is raised in power. It is sown a natural body; it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural body, there is also a spiritual body.

1 Peter 3:14 ESV / 19 helpful votes

But even if you should suffer for righteousness' sake, you will be blessed. Have no fear of them, nor be troubled,

Hebrews 13:5-6 ESV / 19 helpful votes

Keep your life free from love of money, and be content with what you have, for he has said, “I will never leave you nor forsake you.” So we can confidently say, “The Lord is my helper; I will not fear; what can man do to me?”

2 Corinthians 5:1-2 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For we know that if the tent that is our earthly home is destroyed, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens. For in this tent we groan, longing to put on our heavenly dwelling,

1 Corinthians 15:22 ESV / 19 helpful votes

For as in Adam all die, so also in Christ shall all be made alive.

Isaiah 43:1 ESV / 19 helpful votes

But now thus says the Lord, he who created you, O Jacob, he who formed you, O Israel: “Fear not, for I have redeemed you; I have called you by name, you are mine.

Proverbs 28:1 ESV / 19 helpful votes

The wicked flee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion.

Mark 5:36 ESV / 18 helpful votes

But overhearing what they said, Jesus said to the ruler of the synagogue, “Do not fear, only believe.”

Psalm 34:7 ESV / 18 helpful votes

The angel of the Lord encamps around those who fear him, and delivers them.

Deuteronomy 3:22 ESV / 18 helpful votes

You shall not fear them, for it is the Lord your God who fights for you.’

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 18 helpful votes

Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

Proverbs 12:25 ESV / 17 helpful votes

Anxiety in a man's heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.

Philippians 3:20-21 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But our citizenship is in heaven, and from it we await a Savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, who will transform our lowly body to be like his glorious body, by the power that enables him even to subject all things to himself.

1 Corinthians 15:26 ESV / 16 helpful votes

The last enemy to be destroyed is death.

Psalm 103:17 ESV / 16 helpful votes

But the steadfast love of the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting on those who fear him, and his righteousness to children's children,

Revelation 7:17 ESV / 15 helpful votes

For the Lamb in the midst of the throne will be their shepherd, and he will guide them to springs of living water, and God will wipe away every tear from their eyes.”

2 Timothy 4:8 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Henceforth there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, will award to me on that Day, and not only to me but also to all who have loved his appearing.

Romans 10:9-10 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved. For with the heart one believes and is justified, and with the mouth one confesses and is saved.

John 6:37 ESV / 15 helpful votes

All that the Father gives me will come to me, and whoever comes to me I will never cast out.

Luke 12:22-26 ESV / 15 helpful votes

And he said to his disciples, “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat, nor about your body, what you will put on. For life is more than food, and the body more than clothing. Consider the ravens: they neither sow nor reap, they have neither storehouse nor barn, and yet God feeds them. Of how much more value are you than the birds! And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life? If then you are not able to do as small a thing as that, why are you anxious about the rest?

Psalm 115:11 ESV / 15 helpful votes

You who fear the Lord, trust in the Lord! He is their help and their shield.

Psalm 112:1 ESV / 15 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Blessed is the man who fears the Lord, who greatly delights in his commandments!

Job 18:14 ESV / 15 helpful votes

He is torn from the tent in which he trusted and is brought to the king of terrors.

2 Peter 3:9 ESV / 14 helpful votes

The Lord is not slow to fulfill his promise as some count slowness, but is patient toward you, not wishing that any should perish, but that all should reach repentance.

Philippians 1:21-25 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For to me to live is Christ, and to die is gain. If I am to live in the flesh, that means fruitful labor for me. Yet which I shall choose I cannot tell. I am hard pressed between the two. My desire is to depart and be with Christ, for that is far better. But to remain in the flesh is more necessary on your account. Convinced of this, I know that I will remain and continue with you all, for your progress and joy in the faith,

2 Corinthians 5:4 ESV / 14 helpful votes

For while we are still in this tent, we groan, being burdened—not that we would be unclothed, but that we would be further clothed, so that what is mortal may be swallowed up by life.

1 Corinthians 2:9-10 ESV / 14 helpful votes

But, as it is written, “What no eye has seen, nor ear heard, nor the heart of man imagined, what God has prepared for those who love him”— these things God has revealed to us through the Spirit. For the Spirit searches everything, even the depths of God.

Romans 8:23 ESV / 14 helpful votes

And not only the creation, but we ourselves, who have the firstfruits of the Spirit, groan inwardly as we wait eagerly for adoption as sons, the redemption of our bodies.

1 Chronicles 28:20 ESV / 14 helpful votes

Then David said to Solomon his son, “Be strong and courageous and do it. Do not be afraid and do not be dismayed, for the Lord God, even my God, is with you. He will not leave you or forsake you, until all the work for the service of the house of the Lord is finished.

Revelation 1:1 ESV / 13 helpful votes

The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show to his servants the things that must soon take place. He made it known by sending his angel to his servant John,

1 Corinthians 16:13 ESV / 13 helpful votes

Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.

John 14:1-31 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“Let not your hearts be troubled. Believe in God; believe also in me. 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. And you know the way to where I am going.” Thomas said to him, “Lord, we do not know where you are going. How can we know the way?” ...

Matthew 10:26 ESV / 13 helpful votes

“So have no fear of them, for nothing is covered that will not be revealed, or hidden that will not be known.

Romans 8:31 ESV / 12 helpful votes

What then shall we say to these things? If God is for us, who can be against us?

Matthew 10:1-42 ESV / 12 helpful votes

And he called to him his twelve disciples and gave them authority over unclean spirits, to cast them out, and to heal every disease and every affliction. The names of the twelve apostles are these: first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother; Philip and Bartholomew; Thomas and Matthew the tax collector; James the son of Alphaeus, and Thaddaeus; Simon the Cananaean, and Judas Iscariot, who betrayed him. These twelve Jesus sent out, instructing them, “Go nowhere among the Gentiles and enter no town of the Samaritans, ...

Proverbs 16:6 ESV / 12 helpful votes

By steadfast love and faithfulness iniquity is atoned for, and by the fear of the Lord one turns away from evil.

1 Chronicles 16:11 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Seek the Lord and his strength; seek his presence continually!

Revelation 21:8 ESV / 11 helpful votes

But as for the cowardly, the faithless, the detestable, as for murderers, the sexually immoral, sorcerers, idolaters, and all liars, their portion will be in the lake that burns with fire and sulfur, which is the second death.”

1 John 5:11 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And this is the testimony, that God gave us eternal life, and this life is in his Son.

1 John 3:1 ESV / 11 helpful votes

See what kind of love the Father has given to us, that we should be called children of God; and so we are. The reason why the world does not know us is that it did not know him.

Hebrews 11:6 ESV / 11 helpful votes

And without faith it is impossible to please him, for whoever would draw near to God must believe that he exists and that he rewards those who seek him.

John 8:24 ESV / 11 helpful votes

I told you that you would die in your sins, for unless you believe that I am he you will die in your sins.”

Matthew 10:31 ESV / 11 helpful votes

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

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