Year: 1962 Source: Novum Testamentum, v.5, (July 1962), p.82-104 SIEC No: 20060199

This article discusses the depiction of death in the Bible. Suicide occurred in the context of escape from an immediate, terrible threat, to achieve reunion, & to escape from a life which seemed burdensome because of disease, misfortune, or even indifference to its pleasures. Numeous examples are given to illustrate these classifications.