Sample Obituary Bible Verses

Sample Obituary Bible Verses


As Christian, we should turn to God’s inspired Word to comfort our sorrows. For some, this may include special biblical references as part of an obituary. With so many to choose from, here are some sample obituary bible verses.

Depending on your Obituary format, you may be limited by available newspaper space or even publishing costs, it’s important to select a brief yet still impactful verse. Below are examples of the compacted statements of truth and wisdom available to use in the Bible while may convey an appropriate tone in an obituary for your loved one.


Sample Obituary Bible Verses

Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding.

Proverbs 3:6


The memory of a good person is a blessing.

Proverbs 10:7


Precious in the sight of the LORD is the death of his saints.

Psalm 116:15


By his power God raised the Lord from the dead, and He will raise us also.

1 Corinthians 6:14


We are confident, I say, and would prefer to be away from the body and at home with the Lord.

2 Corinthians 5:8


But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness.”

2 Corinthians 12:9


For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life through Christ Jesus our Lord.

Romans 6:23


A good name is better than fine perfume, and the day of death better than the day of birth

Ecclesiastes 7:1


If you have a favorite Bible Verse that you’ve either seen or even used in an obituary or eulogy please share and explain it’s importance to you it in the comments below. If it carried special meaning for you then you can be certain that others will find similar significance and comfort in the verse.