Subject to death in contrast to God, who is immortal or free from death (Job 4:17;
Romans 1:23). The mortal body is subject to sin (Romans 6:12), to decay (1 Corinthians 15:53-54), and to death (2 Corinthians 4:11). See Anthropology; Immortality.
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'MORTAL'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".