Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was: and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.

Bible References


Genesis 2:7
when Yahweh God formed the man [of] dust from the ground, and he blew into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.
Numbers 16:22
And they fell on their faces, and they said, "God, God of the spirits of all flesh, will one man sin and you become angry toward the entire community?"
Numbers 27:16
"Let Yahweh, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the community
Isaiah 57:16
For I will not attack forever, and I will not be angry forever, for [the] spirit will grow faint before me, and [the] breaths [that] I myself I have made.
Jeremiah 38:16
So Zedekiah the king swore to Jeremiah in secret, {saying}, "{As Yahweh lives}, who has made for us this life, I will not kill you and I will not give you into the hand of these men who are seeking your life."
Zechariah 12:1
An oracle. The word of Yahweh concerning Israel. "{Thus declares} Yahweh, who stretches out [the] heavens, founds [the] earth, and forms the spirit of humankind in its midst:
Hebrews 12:9
Furthermore, we have had {our earthly fathers} who disciplined [us], and we respected [them]. Will we not much rather subject ourselves to the Father of spirits and live?

General references

Genesis 23:19
And thus afterward Abraham buried Sarah his wife in the cave of the field of Machpelah near Mamre; that [is] Hebron, in the land of Canaan
Job 34:15
all flesh would perish together, and humankind would return to dust.
Zechariah 1:5
"Your ancestors, where are they? And the prophets, do they live forever?