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Want to know what the Bible says about Eternity? Here are 34 Bible verses about Eternity from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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John 5:24 NIV
“Very truly I tell you, whoever hears my word and believes him who sent me has eternal life and will not be judged but has crossed over from death to life.
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Ecclesiastes 3:11 NIV
He has made everything beautiful in its time. He has also set eternity in the human heart; yet no one can fathom what God has done from beginning to end.
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Romans 6:23 NIV
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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2 Thessalonians 1:9 NIV
They will be punished with everlasting destruction and shut out from the presence of the Lord and from the glory of his might
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Hebrews 9:27 NIV
Just as people are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment,
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John 17:3 NIV
Now this is eternal life: that they know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent.
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Matthew 25:46 NIV
“Then they will go away to eternal punishment, but the righteous to eternal life.
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Philippians 1:23 NIV
I am torn between the two: I desire to depart and be with Christ, which is better by far;
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Isaiah 57:15 NIV
For this is what the high and exalted One says—
    he who lives forever, whose name is holy:
“I live in a high and holy place,
    but also with the one who is contrite and lowly in spirit,
to revive the spirit of the lowly
    and to revive the heart of the contrite.
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John 14:2-3 NIV
2 My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? 3 And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am.
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John 1:12 NIV
Yet to all who did receive him, to those who believed in his name, he gave the right to become children of God
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Galatians 6:8 NIV
Whoever sows to please their flesh, from the flesh will reap destruction; whoever sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life.
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John 3:16 NIV
For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.
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Genesis 2:17 NIV
but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will certainly die.”
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Jude 1:6 NIV
And the angels who did not keep their positions of authority but abandoned their proper dwelling—these he has kept in darkness, bound with everlasting chains for judgment on the great Day.
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Jude 1:7 NIV
In a similar way, Sodom and Gomorrah and the surrounding towns gave themselves up to sexual immorality and perversion. They serve as an example of those who suffer the punishment of eternal fire.
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Matthew 13:43 NIV
Then the righteous will shine like the sun in the kingdom of their Father. Whoever has ears, let them hear.
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Jeremiah 10:10 NIV
But the Lord is the true God;
    he is the living God, the eternal King.
When he is angry, the earth trembles;
    the nations cannot endure his wrath.
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2 Corinthians 5:17 NIV
Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, the new creation has come: The old has gone, the new is here!
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Isaiah 40:8 NIV
The grass withers and the flowers fall,
    but the word of our God endures forever.
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