Genesis 2:7—God made humanity from the dust and breathed the breath of life into us.
Genesis 3:19—Humanity is dust and returns to dust at death.
Genesis 7:21-22—Animals have the same breath of life as humanity.
I Kings 2:10—When someone died the Bible states that they rested or slept.
Job 3:11-18—Death is likened to sleep.
Job 4:17—Humans are mortal. We are not immortal.
Job 14:14—Death is a waiting period before a future change (resurrection).
Psalm 6:5—There is no remembrance in death.
Psalm 115:17—The dead are silent. They cannot praise God.
Psalm 146:4—When you die your plans perish.
Ecclesiastes 3:19-21—Humans and animals experience death in the same way.
Ecclesiastes 9:5-10—The dead know nothing.
Daniel 12:2—The dead sleep.
Matthew 27:52—The dead were asleep.
John 3:13—Only Jesus has gone to heaven.
John 3:16—We will either perish or have everlasting life.
John 11:11-14—Jesus said that death was like sleep.
Acts 2:29, 34—David is not in heaven.
I Corinthians 15:53-54—We are corruptible and mortal, but we can be given
I Timothy 6:15-16—God alone is immortal.
I Thessalonians 4:13-16—We can have life again when Christ returns and resurrects the dead from sleep.