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Q: #587. How many people were raised from the dead in the Bible?

     A: Ten places in the Bible (3 in the Old Testament, 7 in the New Testament) tell us of people who were raised from the dead. In 9 of these places, an individual person was raised, and in 1 place (#8), “many” were raised. Following is a list of who was raised from the dead:

#1. Elijah raised the son of the widow of Zarephath (1 Kin 17:17-24).

#2. Elisha raised the Shunammite’s son (2 Kin 4:18-37).

#3. A dead man came to life when his body was set on the dead bones of Elisha (2 Kin 13:20-21).

#4. Jesus raised a widow’s son (Lk 7:11-15).

#5. Jesus raised the daughter of Jarius (Lk 8:41-42,49-56).

#6. Jesus raised Lazarus (Jn 11:1-44).

#7. Jesus was resurrected (Mt 28)(Mk 16)(Lk 24)(Jn 20-21).

#8. Many dead saints came out of their graves after Jesus’ resurrection (Mt 27:51-53)

#9. Peter raised Tabitha (Dorcas) (Acts 9:36-43).

#10. Paul raised Eutychus (Acts 20:9-12).

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