Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

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

General references

Bible References

His breath

Psalm 104:29
Thou hidest thy face, they are troubled; thou takest away their spirit, they cease to exist and return to their dust.
Genesis 2:7
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.
Genesis 6:17
And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, in which is the spirit of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the earth shall die.
Job 14:10
But when man shall die and be cut off, and the man shall perish, where shall he be?
Job 17:1
My breath is corrupt, my days are cut off, and the grave is ready for me.
Job 27:3
that 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 heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy princes, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; furthermore, thou hast praised gods of silver and of gold, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone, which do not see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand is thy soul and whose are all thy ways, thou hast never honoured.

He returneth

Psalm 90:3
Thou dost turn unto man until he is broken and thou saith, Become converted, ye sons of Adam.
Genesis 3:19
in the sweat of thy face shalt thou eat bread until thou return unto 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 returns to the earth as it was before and the spirit returns unto God who gave it.

His thoughts

Job 14:21
His sons shall be honoured and he shall not know of it; or they shall be afflicted, but he shall not perceive of them.
Job 17:11
My days are past, my thoughts were broken off, even the purposes of my heart.
Isaiah 2:22
Cease from man, whose breath is in his nostrils; for of what is he to be accounted of?
Lamentations 4:20
Resh The breath of our nostrils, the anointed of the LORD, was taken in their pits, of whom we had said, Under his shadow we shall live among the Gentiles.
1 Corinthians 2:6
For we speak perfect wisdom of God, and not the wisdom of this age nor of the princes of this age, that come to nought,

General references

Proverbs 11:7
When the wicked man dies, his hope perishes, and the hope of unjust men shall perish.