As no one has power over the wind to contain it,
so no one has power over the time of their death. (Ecclesiastes 8:8)
There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens: a time to be born and a time to die… (Ecclesiastes 3:1-2)
For the wise, like the fool, will not be long remembered;
the days have already come when both have been forgotten.
Like the fool, the wise too must die! (Ecclesiastes 2:5)
Everyone comes naked from their mother’s womb,
and as everyone comes, so they depart.
They take nothing from their toil
that they can carry in their hands.
This too is a grievous evil:
As everyone comes, so they depart,
and what do they gain,
since they toil for the wind? (Ecclesiastes 5:15-16)
“Show me, Lord, my life’s end
and the number of my days;
let me know how fleeting my life is.
You have made my days a mere handbreadth;
the span of my years is as nothing before you.
Everyone is but a breath,
even those who seem secure. (Psalm 39:4-6)
Teach us to number our days,
that we may gain a heart of wisdom. (Psalm 90:12
But God demonstrates his own love for us in this: While we were still sinners, Christ died for us. (Romans 5:8)
The mind governed by the flesh is death, but the mind governed by the Spirit is life and peace. The mind governed by the flesh is hostile to God; it does not submit to God’s law, nor can it do so. (Romans 8:6-7)
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. (Romans 6:23)
The last enemy to be destroyed is death. (1 Corinthians 15:26)
And as it is appointed unto men once to die… (Hebrews 9:27)