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.

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Bible References

Formed man

Psalm 100:3
Know ye that Jehovah he is God: he made us and not we his people and the sheep of his feeding.
Psalm 139:14
I will praise thee; for I was wonderfully distinguished: thy works are wonders, and my soul knew greatly.
Isaiah 64:8
And now, O Jehovah, thou our Father; we the clay and thou forming us; and we all the work of thy hand.

And breathed

Job 27:3
For all the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God in my nose;
Job 33:4
The spirit of God made me, and the breath of the Almighty will cause me to live.
John 20:22
And having said this, he inspired, and says to them, Receive the Holy Spirit:
Acts 17:25
Nor is served by men's hands, standing in need of anything, he giving to all life, and breath, and all things.


Genesis 7:22
All which the breath of the spirit of life in the nostrils of all which is in the dry land died.
Ecclesiastes 3:21
Who shall know the spirit of the sons of man? it ascending to above, and the spirit of cattle, it going downwards to the earth.
Isaiah 2:22
Cease to you from man of whom the breath is in his nose: for in what was he reckoned?

A living

Numbers 16:22
And they shall fall upon their faces, and they will say, God, the God of the spirits for all flesh, shall one man sin, and wilt thou be angry against all the assembly.
Numbers 27:16
Will Jehovah, the God of the spirits to all flesh, appoint a man over the assembly,
Proverbs 20:27
The light of Jehovah is the breath of man, searching all the chambers of the belly.
Zechariah 12:1
The Lifting up of the word of Jehovah for Israel, says Jehovah, stretching forth the heavens and founding the earth, and forming the spirit of man in the midst of him.
1 Corinthians 15:45
So also has been written, The first man Adam was born into a living soul; and the last Adam into a spirit making alive.
Hebrews 12:9
Since we truly have fathers of our flesh instructors, and we were influenced: shall we not rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and we shall live?

General references

Job 33:4
The spirit of God made me, and the breath of the Almighty will cause me to live.
Job 35:11
And who teacheth us from the cattle of the earth, and he will make us wise above the birds of the heavens?
1 Timothy 2:13
For Adam was first formed, then Eve.