Parallel Verses

Holman Bible

Then the Lord God formed the man out of the dust from the ground and breathed the breath of life into his nostrils, and the man became a living being.

New American Standard Bible

Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.

King James Version

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.

International Standard Version

So the LORD God formed the man from the dust of the ground, breathed life into his lungs, and the man became a living being.

A Conservative Version

And 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.

American Standard Version

And Jehovah God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

Amplified

Then the Lord God formed man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath or spirit of life, and man became a living being.

Bible in Basic English

And the Lord God made man from the dust of the earth, breathing into him the breath of life: and man became a living soul.

Darby Translation

And Jehovah Elohim formed Man, dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and Man became a living soul.

Jubilee 2000 Bible

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.

Julia Smith Translation

And Jehovah God will form man of the dust from the earth, and will blow into his nostrils the breath of lives, and man shall be for a living soul.

King James 2000

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.

Lexham Expanded Bible

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.

Modern King James verseion

And Jehovah God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

Modern Spelling Tyndale-Coverdale

Then the LORD God shope man, even of the mold of the earth, and breathed into his face the breath of life. So man was made a living soul.

NET Bible

The Lord God formed the man from the soil of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.

New Heart English Bible

The LORD God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

The Emphasized Bible

So then Yahweh God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed in his nostrils the breath of life - and man became a living soul.

Webster

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.

World English Bible

Yahweh God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

Youngs Literal Translation

And Jehovah God formeth the man -- dust from the ground, and breatheth into his nostrils breath of life, and the man becometh a living creature.

Verse Picture

Interlinear

English(KJV)
Strong's
Root Form
Definition
Usage
And the Lord

Usage: 0

God
אלהים 
'elohiym 
Usage: 2600

יצר 
Yatsar 
Usage: 62

man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

of the dust
עפר 
`aphar 
Usage: 110

of

among, with, from, that not, since, after, at, by, whether
Usage: 0

the ground
אדמה 
'adamah 
Usage: 225

and breathed
נפח 
Naphach 
Usage: 12

the breath
נשׁמה 
N@shamah 
Usage: 24

of life
חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

and man
אדם 
'adam 
Usage: 541

חי 
Chay 
Usage: 502

Devotionals

Devotionals about Genesis 2:7

Images Genesis 2:7

Prayers for Genesis 2:7

Context Readings

The Generations Of Heaven And Earth

6 But water would come out of the ground and water the entire surface of the land. 7 Then the Lord God formed the man out of the dust from the ground and breathed the breath of life into his nostrils, and the man became a living being. 8 The Lord God planted a garden in Eden, in the east, and there He placed the man He had formed.



Cross References

Genesis 3:19

You will eat bread by the sweat of your brow
until you return to the ground,
since you were taken from it.
For you are dust,
and you will return to dust.”

Job 33:4

The Spirit of God has made me,
and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

1 Corinthians 15:45

So it is written: The first man Adam became a living being; the last Adam became a life-giving Spirit.

Psalm 103:14

For He knows what we are made of,
remembering that we are dust.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

and the dust returns to the earth as it once was,
and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

Isaiah 64:8

Yet Lord, You are our Father;
we are the clay, and You are our potter;
we all are the work of Your hands.

1 Corinthians 15:47

The first man was from the earth
and made of dust;
the second man is from heaven.

Genesis 3:23

So the Lord God sent him away from the garden of Eden to work the ground from which he was taken.

Genesis 7:22

Everything with the breath of the spirit of life in its nostrils—everything on dry land died.

Job 27:3

as long as my breath is still in me
and the breath from God remains in my nostrils,

Isaiah 2:22

Put no more trust in man,
who has only the breath in his nostrils.
What is he really worth?

Acts 17:25

Neither is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives everyone life and breath and all things.

Numbers 16:22

But Moses and Aaron fell facedown and said, “God, God of the spirits of all flesh, when one man sins, will You vent Your wrath on the whole community?”

Numbers 27:16

“May the Lord, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the community

Job 4:19

how much more those who dwell in clay houses,
whose foundation is in the dust,
who are crushed like a moth!

Job 33:6

I am just like you before God;
I was also pinched off from a piece of clay.

Psalm 100:3

Acknowledge that Yahweh is God.
He made us, and we are His
His people, the sheep of His pasture.

Psalm 139:14-15

I will praise You
because I have been remarkably and wonderfully made.
Your works are wonderful,
and I know this very well.

Proverbs 20:27

The Lord’s lamp sheds light on a person’s life,
searching the innermost parts.

Ecclesiastes 3:7

a time to tear and a time to sew;
a time to be silent and a time to speak;

Ecclesiastes 3:20-21

All are going to the same place; all come from dust, and all return to dust.

Zechariah 12:1

An OracleThe word of the Lord concerning Israel.
A declaration of the Lord,
who stretched out the heavens,
laid the foundation of the earth,
and formed the spirit of man within him.

John 20:22

After saying this, He breathed on them and said,“Receive the Holy Spirit.

Romans 9:20

But who are you, a mere man, to talk back to God? Will what is formed say to the one who formed it, “Why did you make me like this?”

2 Corinthians 4:7

Now we have this treasure in clay jars, so that this extraordinary power may be from God and not from us.

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we know that if our temporary, earthly dwelling is destroyed, we have a building from God, an eternal dwelling in the heavens, not made with hands.

Hebrews 12:9

Furthermore, we had natural fathers discipline us, and we respected them. Shouldn’t we submit even more to the Father of spirits and live?

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