Romans 14:9

9 For this very reason, Christ died and returned to life so that he might be the Lord of both the dead and the living.

Read Romans 14:9 Using Other Translations

For to this end Christ both died, and rose, and revived, that he might be Lord both of the dead and living.
For to this end Christ died and lived again, that he might be Lord both of the dead and of the living.
Christ died and rose again for this very purpose—to be Lord both of the living and of the dead.