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Did Samson commit suicide?

And Samson grasped the two middle pillars on which the house rested, and he leaned his weight against them, his right hand on the one and his left hand on the other. And Samson said, “Let me die with the Philistines.” Then he bowed with all his strength, and the house fell upon the lords […]

Will God forgive suicide?

Note that the subject of suicide has already been discussed (What does the Bible say about suicide?), though not this question. The Scriptures clearly state that any sin can be forgiven if the sinner believes that God can forgive. I believe Judas could have been forgiven if he had turned to God instead of suicide. […]

What does the Bible say about suicide?

God has given us life and asks us to use it in serving him (John 10:10; Ecclesiastes 12:13-14). We are to honour God with our body (1 Cor 6:20), so it would be wrong to destroy the gift God has given us. The Bible records seven suicides: