20 Bible Verses about Assisted Suicide

1 Corinthians 6:19-20 ESV / 125 helpful votes

Or do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you, whom you have from God? You are not your own, for you were bought with a price. So glorify God in your body.

Ecclesiastes 7:17 ESV / 89 helpful votes

Be not overly wicked, neither be a fool. Why should you die before your time?

Exodus 20:13 ESV / 66 helpful votes

“You shall not murder.

Psalm 5:6 ESV / 41 helpful votes

You destroy those who speak lies; the Lord abhors the bloodthirsty and deceitful man.

2 Corinthians 12:9-10 ESV / 35 helpful votes

But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.” Therefore I will boast all the more gladly of my weaknesses, so that the power of Christ may rest upon me. For the sake of Christ, then, I am content with weaknesses, insults, hardships, persecutions, and calamities. For when I am weak, then I am strong.

Psalm 34:17-20 ESV / 30 helpful votes

When the righteous cry for help, the Lord hears and delivers them out of all their troubles. The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit. Many are the afflictions of the righteous, but the Lord delivers him out of them all. He keeps all his bones; not one of them is broken.

Ecclesiastes 8:7-8 ESV / 24 helpful votes

For he does not know what is to be, for who can tell him how it will be? No man has power to retain the spirit, or power over the day of death. There is no discharge from war, nor will wickedness deliver those who are given to it.

Ecclesiastes 3:1-3 ESV / 13 helpful votes

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up;

Job 1:20-21 ESV / 10 helpful votes

Then Job arose and tore his robe and shaved his head and fell on the ground and worshiped. And he said, “Naked I came from my mother's womb, and naked shall I return. The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.”

1 Samuel 31:4-5 ESV / 9 helpful votes

Then Saul said to his armor-bearer, “Draw your sword, and thrust me through with it, lest these uncircumcised come and thrust me through, and mistreat me.” But his armor-bearer would not, for he feared greatly. Therefore Saul took his own sword and fell upon it. And when his armor-bearer saw that Saul was dead, he also fell upon his sword and died with him.

Deuteronomy 5:17 ESV / 5 helpful votes

“‘You shall not murder.

1 Corinthians 13:6-7 ESV / 4 helpful votes

It does not rejoice at wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

1 Corinthians 3:23 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And you are Christ's, and Christ is God's.

Romans 3:2 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Much in every way. To begin with, the Jews were entrusted with the oracles of God.

Ezekiel 34:31 ESV / 4 helpful votes

And you are my sheep, human sheep of my pasture, and I am your God, declares the Lord God.”

Jeremiah 29:11-13 ESV / 4 helpful votes

For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans for welfare and not for evil, to give you a future and a hope. Then you will call upon me and come and pray to me, and I will hear you. You will seek me and find me, when you seek me with all your heart.

Psalm 145:18-19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth. He fulfills the desire of those who fear him; he also hears their cry and saves them.

Psalm 80:19 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Restore us, O Lord God of hosts! Let your face shine, that we may be saved!

Psalm 50:14-15 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Offer to God a sacrifice of thanksgiving, and perform your vows to the Most High, and call upon me in the day of trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify me.”

Psalm 31:23-24 ESV / 4 helpful votes

Love the Lord, all you his saints! The Lord preserves the faithful but abundantly repays the one who acts in pride. Be strong, and let your heart take courage, all you who wait for the Lord!

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