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Want to know what the Bible says about Suicide? Here are 159 Bible verses about Suicide 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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1 Corinthians 3:16-17 NIV
16 Don’t you know that you yourselves are God’s temple and that God’s Spirit dwells in your midst? 17 If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that person; for God’s temple is sacred, and you together are that temple.
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Ecclesiastes 7:17 NIV
Do not be overwicked,
    and do not be a fool—
    why die before your time?
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1 Corinthians 6:19-20 NIV
19 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
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Jeremiah 29:11 NIV
For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.
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Proverbs 3:5-6 NIV
5 Trust in the Lord with all your heart
    and lean not on your own understanding;
6 in all your ways submit to him,
    and he will make your paths straight.
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1 Corinthians 3:17 NIV
If anyone destroys God’s temple, God will destroy that person; for God’s temple is sacred, and you together are that temple.
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1 Corinthians 6:20 NIV
you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.
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Exodus 20:13 NIV
“You shall not murder.
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John 12:25 NIV
Anyone who loves their life will lose it, while anyone who hates their life in this world will keep it for eternal life.
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2 Samuel 17:23 NIV
When Ahithophel saw that his advice had not been followed, he saddled his donkey and set out for his house in his hometown. He put his house in order and then hanged himself. So he died and was buried in his father’s tomb.
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Romans 8:38-39 NIV
38 For I am convinced that neither death nor life, neither angels nor demons, neither the present nor the future, nor any powers, 39 neither height nor depth, nor anything else in all creation, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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Romans 10:13 NIV
for, “Everyone who calls on the name of the Lord will be saved.”
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John 10:10 NIV
The thief comes only to steal and kill and destroy; I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full.
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Deuteronomy 30:19 NIV
This day I call the heavens and the earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live
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John 10:28 NIV
I give them eternal life, and they shall never perish; no one will snatch them out of my hand.
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2 Corinthians 12:9 NIV
But he said to me, “My grace is sufficient for you, for my power is made perfect in weakness. Therefore I will boast all the more gladly about my weaknesses, so that Christ’s power may rest on me.
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Revelation 9:6 NIV
During those days people will seek death but will not find it; they will long to die, but death will elude them.
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Mark 16:16 NIV
Whoever believes and is baptized will be saved, but whoever does not believe will be condemned.
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Romans 12:2 NIV
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is —his good, pleasing and perfect will.
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Isaiah 41:10 NIV
So do not fear, for I am with you;
    do not be dismayed, for I am your God.
I will strengthen you and help you;
    I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.
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