What the Bible Says About

-By Name
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Dwindling in Unbelief: Contradictions
-Contradictions in the Bible: An analysis by book


Is death final?
Yes, death is final. No, there will be a resurrection from the dead.
Joshua 23:14
This day I [Joshua] am going the way of all the earth.

Job 7:9
As the cloud is consumed and vanishes away, so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.

Job 14:10-14
But man dieth, and wasteth away: yea, man giveth up the ghost, and where is he? ... So man lieth down, and riseth not: till the heavens be no more, they shall not awake, nor be raised out of their sleep ... If a man die, shall he live again?

Job 20:7
Yet he shall perish for ever like his own dung.

Psalm 6:5
For in death there is no remembrance of thee: in the grave who shall give thee thanks?

Psalm 31:17
Let the wicked be ashamed, and let them be silent in the grave.

Psalm 88:5
The dead ... whom thou rememberest no more.

Psalm 115:17
The dead praise not the LORD, neither any that go down into silence.

Ecclesiastes 3:19
For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast.

Ecclesiastes 9:5
The dead know not anything, neither have they any more a reward.

Ecclesiastes 9:10
For there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest.

Isaiah 38:18
For the grave cannot praise thee, death can not celebrate thee: they that go down into the pit cannot hope for thy truth.

1 Machabees 2:62-63
A sinful man ... his glory is dung, and worms ... tomorrow he shall not be found, because he is returned into his earth; and his thought is come to nothing.
1 Kings 17:22
And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived.

2 Kings 4:32-35
And when Elisha was come into the house, behold, the child was dead .... And he went up, and lay upon the child, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon his eyes, and his hands upon his hands: and stretched himself upon the child; and the flesh of the child waxed warm .... And the child sneezed seven times, and the child opened his eyes.

2 Kings 13:21
And it came to pass, as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band of men; and they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha: and when the man was let down, and touched the bones of Elisha, he revived, and stood up on his feet.

Isaiah 26:19
Thy dead men shall live, together with my dead body shall they arise. Awake and sing, ye that dwell in dust: for thy dew is as the dew of herbs, and the earth shall cast out the dead.

Ezekiel 37:12
Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel.

Daniel 12:1
And many of them that sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, some to everlasting life, and some to shame and everlasting contempt.

Matthew 9:24-25
He said unto them, Give place: for the maid is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn. But when the people were put forth, he went in, and took her by the hand, and the maid arose.

Matthew 25:46
And these shall go away into everlasting punishment: but the righteous into life eternal.

Matthew 27:52-53
And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose, And came out of the graves after his resurrection, and went into the holy city, and appeared unto many.

Mark 5:39-42
And when he was come in, he saith unto them, Why make ye this ado, and weep? the damsel is not dead, but sleepeth .... And he took the damsel by the hand, and said unto her, Talitha cumi; which is, being interpreted, Damsel, I say unto thee, arise. And straightway the damsel arose, and walked.

Luke 7:12-15
Now when he came nigh to the gate of the city, behold, there was a dead man .... And when the Lord saw her, he had compassion on her, and said unto her, Weep not. And he came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise. And he that was dead sat up.

Luke 9:30
And, behold, there talked with him two men, which were Moses and Elias.

Luke 14:14
Thou shalt be recompensed at the resurrection of the just.

Luke 20:37
Now that the dead are raised even Moses showed at the bush, when he called the Lord God of Abraham, and the God of Isaac, and the God of Jacob.

John 5:28-29
Marvel not at this: for the hour is coming, in the which all that are in the graves shall hear his voice, And shall come forth; they that have done good, unto the resurrection of life; and they that have done evil, unto the resurrection of damnation.

John 11:39-44
Jesus said, Take ye away the stone. Martha, the sister of him that was dead, saith unto him, Lord, by this time he stinketh: for he hath been dead four days .... And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. And he that was dead came forth.

Acts 26:23
That Christ should suffer, and that he should be the first that should rise from the dead.

1 Corinthians 15:16
For if the dead rise not, then is not Christ raised.

1 Corinthians 15:52
The trumpet shall sound and the dead shall be raised.

1 John 2:25
This is the promise that he hath promised us, even eternal life.

Revelation 20:12-13
And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; ... and they were judged, every man according to their works.
Christian Responses
Looking Unto Jesus
Annotated Skeptic's Annotated Bible: So man lieth down, and riseth not (Joshua 23)