We fear death because it is the great unknown. Nobody knows exactly what happens to us when we die. Religions teach us of the existence of a heaven, but we don't know what that heaven will look like or if we are 'good' enough to enter heaven. So basically, I think the fear of death boils down to the fear of not knowing.
The Bible compares death to sleep. It speaks of "falling asleep in death." (Psalm 13:3). When we die, we will just return into dust again. But like sleep, one expects to wake up, and that exactly the hope that the Bible offers for the dead.
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