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167. Is death final?

Yes, death is final.

This day I [Joshua] am going the way of all the earth. Joshua 23:14

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

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 14:10-14

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

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

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

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

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

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 3:19

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

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

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

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 Machabees 2:62-63

No, there will be a resurrection from the dead.

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. Isaiah 26:19

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. Ezekiel 37:12

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. Daniel 12:1

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

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

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 5:28-29

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

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

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

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

And I saw the dead, small and great, stand before God; ... and they were judged, every man according to their works. Revelation 20:12-13

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