Wisdom 1: 13-15, 2: 24-25
because God did not make death,
and he does not delight in the death of the living.
14 For he created all things so that they might exist;
the generative forces[a] of the world are wholesome,
and there is no destructive poison in them,
and the dominion[b] of Hades is not on earth.
15 For righteousness is immortal.
for God created us for incorruption,
and made us in the image of his own eternity,[b]
24 but through the devil’s envy death entered the world,
and those who belong to his company experience it.
This is the Word of the Lord
Thanks be to God.