Parallel Verses

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 a mist went up from the earth, and watered the whole surface of the ground. 7 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. 8 Yahweh God planted a garden eastward, in Eden, and there he put the man whom he had formed.



Cross References

Genesis 3:19

By the sweat of your face will you eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken. For you are dust, and to dust you shall return."

Job 33:4

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

1 Corinthians 15:45

So also it is written, "The first man, Adam, became a living soul." The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.

Psalm 103:14

For he knows how we are made. He remembers that we are dust.

Ecclesiastes 12:7

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

Isaiah 64:8

But now, Yahweh, you are our Father; we are the clay, and you our potter; and we all are the work of your hand.

1 Corinthians 15:47

The first man is of the earth, made of dust. The second man is the Lord from heaven.

Genesis 3:23

Therefore Yahweh God sent him forth from the garden of Eden, to till the ground from which he was taken.

Genesis 7:22

All in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life, of all that was on the dry land, died.

Job 27:3

(For the length of my life is still in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils);

Isaiah 2:22

Stop trusting in man, whose breath is in his nostrils; for of what account is he?

Acts 17:25

neither is he served by men's hands, as though he needed anything, seeing he himself gives to all life and breath, and all things.

Numbers 16:22

They fell on their faces, and said, "God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, shall one man sin, and will you be angry with all the congregation?"

Numbers 27:16

"Let Yahweh, the God of the spirits of all flesh, appoint a man over the congregation,

Job 4:19

How much more, those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth!

Job 33:6

Behold, I am toward God even as you are. I am also formed out of the clay.

Psalm 100:3

Know that Yahweh, he is God. It is he who has made us, and we are his. We are his people, and the sheep of his pasture.

Psalm 139:14-15

I will give thanks to you, for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Your works are wonderful. My soul knows that very well.

Proverbs 20:27

The spirit of man is Yahweh's lamp, searching all his innermost parts.

Ecclesiastes 3:7

a time to tear, and a time to sew; a time to keep silence, and a time to speak;

Ecclesiastes 3:20-21

All go to one place. All are from the dust, and all turn to dust again.

Zechariah 12:1

An oracle. The word of Yahweh concerning Israel. Yahweh, who stretches out the heavens, and lays the foundation of the earth, and forms the spirit of man within him says:

John 20:22

When he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit!

Romans 9:20

But indeed, O man, who are you to reply against God? Will the thing formed ask him who formed it, "Why did you make me like this?"

2 Corinthians 4:7

But we have this treasure in clay vessels, that the exceeding greatness of the power may be of God, and not from ourselves.

2 Corinthians 5:1

For we know that if the earthly house of our tent is dissolved, we have a building from God, a house not made with hands, eternal, in the heavens.

Hebrews 12:9

Furthermore, we had the fathers of our flesh to chasten us, and we paid them respect. Shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?

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