Bible List of People That Were Raised From the Dead

Bible Summary. A key Christian doctrine is that God can raise people from the dead. Jesus' resurrection from the dead was the key historical event that is the basis for Christianity. The resurrection of Jesus provides proof that we can have victory over death. There are many documented resurrections in the Bible besides the resurrection of Jesus. See below for a Bible list of people raised from the dead.


The Resurrection of Jesus Christ


The Resurrection of Jesus Christ




The Raising of Lazarus From the Dead


The Raising of Lazarus - John 11


Elisha Resurrects the Great Woman's Son


Elisha Resurrects the Great Woman's Son


Bible List of People That Were Raised From the Dead

1. Widow of Zarephath's son, by Elijah (1st Kings 17:22)

1st Kings 17:22

"And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul of the child came into him again, and he revived."

2. Shunammite woman's son, by Elisha (2nd Kings 4)

2nd Kings 4:34,35

"And he went up, and lay upon the child, and put his mouth upon his mouth, and his eyes upon his eyes, and his hands upon his hands: and he stretched himself upon the child; and the flesh of the child waxed warm. Then he returned, and walked in the house to and fro; and went up, and stretched himself upon him: and the child sneezed seven times, and the child opened his eyes."

3. Man raised when he came into contact with Elisha's bones (2nd Kings 13)

2 Kings 13:20,21

"And Elisha died, and they buried him. And the bands of the Moabites invaded the land at the coming in of the year. And it came to pass, as they were burying a man, that, behold, they spied a band of men; and they cast the man into the sepulchre of Elisha: and when the man was let down, and touched the bones of Elisha, he revived, and stood up on his feet. "

4. Widow of Nain's son, by Jesus (Luke 7)

Luke 7:14,15

"And he came and touched the bier: and they that bare him stood still. And he said, Young man, I say unto thee, Arise. And he that was dead sat up, and began to speak. And he delivered him to his mother. "

5. Jairus' daughter, by Jesus (Luke 8)

Luke 8:52-56

"And all wept, and bewailed her: but he said, Weep not; she is not dead, but sleepeth. And they laughed him to scorn, knowing that she was dead. And he put them all out, and took her by the hand, and called, saying, Maid, arise. And her spirit came again, and she arose straightway: and he commanded to give her meat. And her parents were astonished: but he charged them that they should tell no man what was done. "

6. Lazarus, by Jesus after 3 days (John 11)

John 11:43,44

"And when he thus had spoken, he cried with a loud voice, Lazarus, come forth. And he that was dead came forth, bound hand and foot with graveclothes: and his face was bound about with a napkin. Jesus saith unto them, Loose him, and let him go."

7. Jesus (Matthew 28:6; Acts 2)

Acts 2:24

"Whom God hath raised up, having loosed the pains of death: because it was not possible that he should be holden of it."

8. Many Holy People Came Out of Their Tombs When Jesus Died on the Cross (Matthew 27)

Matthew 27:52

"And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose,"

9. Dorcas, by Peter (Acts 9)

Acts 9:40

"But Peter put them all forth, and kneeled down, and prayed; and turning him to the body said, Tabitha, arise. And she opened her eyes: and when she saw Peter, she sat up."

10. Eutychus, by Paul (Acts 20)

Acts 20:9-12

"And there sat in a window a certain young man named Eutychus, being fallen into a deep sleep: and as Paul was long preaching, he sunk down with sleep, and fell down from the third loft, and was taken up dead. And Paul went down, and fell on him, and embracing him said, Trouble not yourselves; for his life is in him. When he therefore was come up again, and had broken bread, and eaten, and talked a long while, even till break of day, so he departed. And they brought the young man alive, and were not a little comforted."

Bible List Reference of People Raised From the Dead: Bible Lists & Charts(Part #7) - Persons Recorded as Having Been Raised from the Dead from The Old Time Gospel Ministry.