rise from the dead

rise from the dead

 and rise from the grave
Fig. to come back to life after being dead. Albert didn't rise from the dead. He wasn't dead in the first place. The movie was about a teenager who rose from the grave and haunted his high school friends.
See also: dead, rise
References in classic literature ?
I would fain see the feasting at the funeral of Athelstane; for, if it be not full and frequent, he will rise from the dead to rebuke cook, sewer, and cupbearer; and that were a sight worth seeing.
I wouldn't take the trouble to rise from the dead to be an Osterman.
Now my kids believe their cat will also rise from the dead.
Speaking at the behest of General Michel Aoun, the MP and, with reference to Jesus's rise from the Dead, likewise, vowed to roll the stone of the sepulcher of the regime saying this would allow the resurrection of partnership and restoration of lost Christian rights.
According to the source, police officers who attended the scene seemed moved by the woman's rise from the dead but kept their cool and tried to calm her while she accused them of trying to kill her.
If Ljubco Georgievski is to rise from the dead - I do not know.
Evidently it is to placate opposition from his coalition partners in crime to prevent further cracks, or should that be ravines, and allow Cleggy to attempt a 'Lazarus' and rise from the dead by playing the good guy.
For Mr Jackson's information, Christ did rise from the dead and the Church is still meeting the needs of society and miracles are still happening here in 2009.
TONY O'SHEA reached his first BDO World Championships final at the Lakeside Country Club by warding off a bid from former undertaker Darryl Fitton to rise from the dead.
To death as a fact, no doubt we are right: But if Sins can be forgiven, if bodies rise from the dead,
Jesus "opened their minds to understand the scriptures and he said to them, 'Thus it is written, that the Messiah is to suffer and to rise from the dead on the third day, and that repentance and forgiveness of sins is to be proclaimed in his name to all nations, beginning from Jerusalem" (Lk 24:21, 45-47)
It's not the first time we've bid goodbye to Ozzy - who was sacked from Black Sabbath in 1978 only to rise from the dead with the Blizzard of Ozz - and it's unlikely to be the last.
If Jesus didn't rise from the dead, who cares whether he was born in a manger or a 7-Eleven?
To believe in miracles or that those who obey God will rise from the dead and those who do not will bum in Hell?
The four gospels describe Jesus as one who can forgive, walk on water, and rise from the dead.