Mortal, Mortality See also Body; Death, Physical; Fall of Adam and Eve; World The time from birth until physical death. This is sometimes called the second estate. In the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die, Gen. 2:16–17 (Moses 3:16–17). At death the spirit shall return to God and the body to the dust of the earth, Eccl. 12:7 (Gen. 3:19; Moses 4:25). Do not let sin reign in your mortal body, Rom. 6:12. This mortal body must put on immortality, 1 Cor. 15:53 (Enos 1:27; Mosiah 16:10; Morm. 6:21). Man’s state became a state of probation, 2 Ne. 2:21 (Alma 12:24; 42:10). Adam fell that men might be, 2 Ne. 2:25. Do you look forward and view this mortal body raised in immortality, Alma 5:15. This life is the time to prepare to meet God, Alma 34:32. Do not fear death, for your joy is not full in this world, D&C 101:36. Those who keep their second estate shall have glory, Abr. 3:26.