Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.


General references

Bible References

Whose hand

Numbers 16:22
Then falling down on their faces they said, O God, the God of the spirits of all flesh, because of one man's sin will your wrath be moved against all the people?
Daniel 5:23
But you have been lifting yourself up against the Lord of heaven, and they have put the vessels of his house before you, and you and your lords, your wives and your women, have taken wine in them; and you have given praise to gods of silver and gold, of brass and iron and wood and stone, who are without the power of seeing or hearing, and without knowledge: and to the God in whose hand your breath is, and whose are all your ways, you have not given glory;
Acts 17:25
And he is not dependent on the work of men's hands, as if he had need of anything, for he himself gives to all life and breath and all things;

The breath

Job 27:3
(For all my breath is still in me, and the spirit of God is my life;)
Job 34:14
If he made his spirit come back to him, taking his breath into himself again,
Genesis 2:7
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.
Genesis 6:17
For truly, I will send a great flow of waters over the earth, for the destruction from under the heaven of all flesh in which is the breath of life; everything on the earth will come to an end.
Psalm 104:29
If your face is veiled, they are troubled; when you take away their breath, they come to an end, and go back to the dust.
Psalm 146:3
Put not your faith in rulers, or in the son of man, in whom there is no salvation.


John 3:6
That which has birth from the flesh is flesh, and that which has birth from the Spirit is spirit.

General references

Genesis 1:25
And God made the beast of the earth after its sort, and the cattle after their sort, and everything moving on the face of the earth after its sort: and God saw that it was good.

Basic English, produced by Mr C. K. Ogden of the Orthological Institute - public domain