Other Bible Verses That Refer to Death as Sleep
(Ephesians 5:14) Therefore He says: “Awake, you who sleep, Arise from the dead, And Christ will give you light.”
(Job 14:10) But man dies and is laid away; Indeed he breathes his last And where is he?
(Job 14:11) As water disappears from the sea, And a river becomes parched and dries up,
(Job 14:12) So man lies down and does not rise. Till the heavens are no more, They will not awake Nor be roused from their sleep.
(Psalms 13:3) Consider and hear me, O LORD my God; Enlighten my eyes, Lest I sleep the sleep of death;
(Psalms 76:6) At Your rebuke, O God of Jacob, Both the chariot and horse were cast into a dead sleep.
(Daniel 12:2) And many of those who sleep in the dust of the earth shall awake, Some to everlasting life, Some to shame and everlasting contempt.
(1 Corinthians 11:30) For this reason many are weak and sick among you, and many sleep.
(1 Corinthians 15:51) Behold, I tell you a mystery: We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed—
(1 Corinthians 15:52) in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed.
(1 Thessalonians 4:13) But I do not want you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning those who have fallen asleep, lest you sorrow as others who have no hope.
(1 Thessalonians 4:14) For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so God will bring with Him those who sleep in Jesus.
(1 Thessalonians 4:15) For this we say to you by the word of the Lord, that we who are alive and remain until the coming of the Lord will by no means precede those who are asleep.
(1 Thessalonians 5:9) For God did not appoint us to wrath, but to obtain salvation through our Lord Jesus Christ
(1 Thessalonians 5:10) who died for us, that whether we wake or sleep, we should live together with Him. (Luke 8:49) While he yet spake, there cometh one from the ruler of the synagogue’s house, saying to him, Thy daughter is dead; trouble not the Master.
(Luke 8:50) But when Jesus heard it, he answered him, saying, Fear not: believe only, and she shall be made whole.
(Luke 8:51) And when he came into the house, he suffered no man to go in, save Peter, and James, and John, and the father and the mother of the maiden.
(Luke 8:52) And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth.
(Luke 8:53) And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead.
(Luke 8:54) And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, arise.
(Luke 8:55) And her spirit came again, and she arose straightway: and he commanded to give her meat.
(Luke 8:56) And her parents were astonished: but he charged them that they should tell no man what was done.
(Job 7:9) As the cloud is consumed and vanisheth away: so he that goeth down to the grave shall come up no more.
(Job 7:10) He shall return no more to his house, neither shall his place know him any more. – KJV