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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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Formed man

Psalm 100:3
Acknowledge that the Lord is God! He made us and we belong to him; we are his people, the sheep of his pasture.
Psalm 139:14
I will give you thanks because your deeds are awesome and amazing. You knew me thoroughly;
Isaiah 64:8
Yet, Lord, you are our father. We are the clay, and you are our potter; we are all the product of your labor.

And breathed

Job 27:3
for while my spirit is still in me, and the breath from God is in my nostrils,
Job 33:4
The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
John 20:22
And after he said this, he breathed on them and said, "Receive the Holy Spirit.
Acts 17:25
nor is he served by human hands, as if he needed anything, because he himself gives life and breath and everything to everyone.


Genesis 7:22
Everything on dry land that had the breath of life in its nostrils died.
Ecclesiastes 3:21
Who really knows if the human spirit ascends upward, and the animal's spirit descends into the earth?
Isaiah 2:22
Stop trusting in human beings, whose life's breath is in their nostrils. For why should they be given special consideration?

A living

Numbers 16:22
Then they threw themselves down with their faces to the ground and said, "O God, the God of the spirits of all people, will you be angry with the whole community when only one man sins?"
Numbers 27:16
"Let the Lord, the God of the spirits of all humankind, appoint a man over the community,
Proverbs 20:27
The human spirit is like the lamp of the Lord, searching all his innermost parts.
Zechariah 12:1
The revelation of the word of the Lord concerning Israel: The Lord -- he who stretches out the heavens and lays the foundations of the earth, who forms the human spirit within a person -- says,
1 Corinthians 15:45
So also it is written, "The first man, Adam, became a living person"; the last Adam became a life-giving spirit.
Hebrews 12:9
Besides, we have experienced discipline from our earthly fathers and we respected them; shall we not submit ourselves all the more to the Father of spirits and receive life?

General references

Job 33:4
The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
Job 35:11
who teaches us more than the wild animals of the earth, and makes us wiser than the birds of the sky?'
1 Timothy 2:13
For Adam was formed first and then Eve.

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