Treasury of Scripture Knowledge


His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.

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His breath

Psalm 104:29
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; thou takest away their breath, they expire and return to their dust.
Genesis 2:7
And Jehovah Elohim formed Man, dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and Man became a living soul.
Genesis 6:17
For I, behold, I bring a flood of waters on the earth, to destroy all flesh under the heavens in which is the breath of life: everything that is on the earth shall expire.
Job 14:10
But a man dieth, and is prostrate; yea, man expireth, and where is he?
Job 17:1
My breath is corrupt, my days are extinct, the graves are mine.
Job 27:3
All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of +God is in my nostrils,
Daniel 5:23
but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of the heavens; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy nobles, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; and thou hast praised the gods of silver and gold, of brass, iron, wood, and stone, which see not, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand thy breath is, and whose are all thy ways, hast thou not glorified:

He returneth

Psalm 90:3
Thou makest mortal man to return to dust, and sayest, Return, children of men.
Genesis 3:19
In the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread, until thou return to the ground: for out of it wast thou taken. For dust thou art; and unto dust shalt thou return.
Ecclesiastes 12:7
and the dust return to the earth as it was, and the spirit return unto God who gave it.

His thoughts

Job 14:21
His sons come to honour, and he knoweth it not; and they are brought low, and he perceiveth it not.
Job 17:11
My days are past, my purposes are broken off, the cherished thoughts of my heart.
Isaiah 2:22
Cease ye from man, whose breath is in his nostrils; for what account is to be made of him?
Lamentations 4:20
The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of Jehovah, was taken in their pits; of whom we said, Under his shadow we shall live among the nations.
1 Corinthians 2:6
But we speak wisdom among the perfect; but wisdom not of this world, nor of the rulers of this world, who come to nought.

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Proverbs 11:7
When a wicked man dieth, his expectation shall perish; and the hope of evil men perisheth.