Treasury of Scripture Knowledge
And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
Know ye that LORD, he is God. It is he who has made us, and we are his. We are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.
I will give thanks to thee, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Wonderful are thy works, and that my soul knows right well.
But now, O LORD, thou are our Father. We are the clay, and thou our potter, and we are all the work of thy hand.
(For my life is yet whole in me. And the spirit of God is in my nostrils.)
The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
And after saying this, he breathed on them, and says to them, Receive ye Holy Spirit.
nor is he served by the hands of men, as needing anything, since he himself gives to all life, and breath, with all things.
All in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life, of all that was on the dry land, died.
Who knows the spirit of man, whether it goes upward, and the spirit of the beast, whether it goes downward to the earth?
Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils, for how is he to be accounted of?
And they fell upon their faces, and said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and will thou be angry with all the congregation?
Let LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation,
The spirit of man is the lamp of LORD, searching all his innermost parts.
The burden of the word of LORD concerning Israel. [Thus] says LORD, who stretches forth the heavens, and lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him:
1 Corinthians 15:45
And so it is written, The first man Adam developed into a living soul. The last Adam a life giving spirit.
Besides, we indeed have had chastisers--the fathers of our flesh--and we were turned around. Shall we not much more be subordinate to the Father of the spirits, and we will live?