HEBREW UNDERSTANDING:- Search results for "death":
1745 duwmah doo-maw' from an unused root meaning to be dumb (Compare 1820); silence; figuratively, death:--silence. 1818 dam dawm from 1826 (Compare 119); blood (as that which when shed causes death) of man or an animal; by analogy, the juice of the grape; figuratively (especially in the plural) bloodshed (i.e. drops of blood):--blood(-y, -guiltiness, (-thirsty), + innocent. 2026 harag haw-rag' a primitive root; to smite with deadly intent:--destroy, out of hand, kill, murder(-er), put to (death), make (slaughter), slay(-er), X surely. 2491 chalal khaw-lawl' from 2490; pierced (especially to death); figuratively, polluted:--kill, profane, slain (man), X slew, (deadly) wounded. 3451 yshiymah yesh-ee-maw' from 3456; desolation:--let death seize (from the margin).
SCRIPTURE UNDERSTANDING:- Rom 5:12 For this reason, even as through one man, SIN did enter into the world, and death through sin, and thus death spread to all men, because all sinned.
Ezekiel 18:32 For I have no pleasure in the death of one who dies, "declares the Master Yahuah. So turn back and Live."
Romans 6:23 For the wages of SIN is death, but the favourable gift of Yahuah is everlasting life through Yahusha Messiah our Master.
Ecclesiastes12:7 And the Dust returns to the earth as it was and the spirit to Alahim Who gave it.
Everyone is afraid of DEATH because they know in their hearts they have sinned against their creator. Sin is living the opposite to the words/instruction of our creator from the scriptures. Sin curses the man or woman who has no repentance, it comes in many forms, sickness, disaster, mental disorders, and misery, etc.