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13 Bible Verses About Dead Bodies

Here are 13 Bible verses about dead bodies from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible (King James Version), sorted from most to least relevant.

Numbers 19:16 KJV

And whosoever toucheth one that is slain with a sword in the open fields, or a dead body, or a bone of a man, or a grave, shall be unclean seven days.

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Deuteronomy 28:26 KJV

And thy carcase shall be meat unto all fowls of the air, and unto the beasts of the earth, and no man shall fray them away.

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2 Samuel 21:12-14 KJV

And David went and took the bones of Saul and the bones of Jonathan his son from the men of Jabesh-gilead, which had stolen them from the street of Beth-shan, where the Philistines had hanged them, when the Philistines had slain Saul in Gilboa: And he brought up from thence the bones of Saul and the bones of Jonathan his son; and they gathered the bones of them that were hanged. And the bones of Saul and Jonathan his son buried they in the country of Benjamin in Zelah, in the sepulchre of Kish his father: and they performed all that the king commanded. And after that God was intreated for the land.

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Mark 9:26-27 KJV

And the spirit cried, and rent him sore, and came out of him: and he was as one dead; insomuch that many said, He is dead. But Jesus took him by the hand, and lifted him up; and he arose.

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Jeremiah 16:4 KJV

They shall die of grievous deaths; they shall not be lamented; neither shall they be buried; but they shall be as dung upon the face of the earth: and they shall be consumed by the sword, and by famine; and their carcases shall be meat for the fowls of heaven, and for the beasts of the earth.

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Numbers 19:11 KJV

He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days.

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Mark 5:41 KJV

And he took the damsel by the hand, and said unto her, Talitha cumi; which is, being interpreted, Damsel, I say unto thee, arise.

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Numbers 9:6-10 KJV

And there were certain men, who were defiled by the dead body of a man, that they could not keep the passover on that day: and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day: And those men said unto him, We are defiled by the dead body of a man: wherefore are we kept back, that we may not offer an offering of the LORD in his appointed season among the children of Israel? And Moses said unto them, Stand still, and I will hear what the LORD will command concerning you. And the LORD spake unto Moses, saying, Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If any man of you or of your posterity shall be unclean by reason of a dead body, or be in a journey afar off, yet he shall keep the passover unto the LORD.

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John 11:39 KJV

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.

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Matthew 9:25 KJV

But when the people were put forth, he went in, and took her by the hand, and the maid arose.

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Leviticus 21:11 KJV

Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;

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Luke 8:54 KJV

And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, arise.

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Luke 7:14 KJV

And he came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise.

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