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.
2 Timothy 3:16
All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:
All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils;
The Spirit of God hath made me, and the breath of the Almighty hath given me life.
In whose hand is the soul of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.
His breath kindleth coals, and a flame goeth out of his mouth.
By the word of the LORD were the heavens made; and all the host of them by the breath of his mouth.
And, behold, I, even I, do bring a flood of waters upon the earth, to destroy all flesh, wherein is the breath of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the earth shall die.
By the breath of God frost is given: and the breadth of the waters is straitened.
2 Thessalonians 2:8
And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming:
Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created: and thou renewest the face of the earth.
But there is a spirit in man: and the inspiration of the Almighty giveth them understanding.
Thus saith God the LORD, he that created the heavens, and stretched them out; he that spread forth the earth, and that which cometh out of it; he that giveth breath unto the people upon it, and spirit to them that walk therein:
His breath goeth forth, he returneth to his earth; in that very day his thoughts perish.
And when he had said this, he breathed on them, and saith unto them, Receive ye the Holy Ghost:
Deliver me not over unto the will of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
While I live will I praise the LORD: I will sing praises unto my God while I have any being.
And I will lay sinews upon you, and will bring up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and ye shall live; and ye shall know that I am the LORD.
And he had power to give life unto the image of the beast, that the image of the beast should both speak, and cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be killed.
By the blast of God they perish, and by the breath of his nostrils are they consumed.
Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind, prophesy, son of man, and say to the wind, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe upon these slain, that they may live.
He will not suffer me to take my breath, but filleth me with bitterness.
Let every thing that hath breath praise the LORD. Praise ye the LORD.
All in whose nostrils was the breath of life, of all that was in the dry land, died.
But of the cities of these people, which the LORD thy God doth give thee for an inheritance, thou shalt save alive nothing that breatheth:
But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the giving up of the ghost.
For that which befalleth the sons of men befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so dieth the other; yea, they have all one breath; so that a man hath no preeminence above a beast: for all is vanity.
Thus saith the Lord GOD unto these bones; Behold, I will cause breath to enter into you, and ye shall live:
And they went in unto Noah into the ark, two and two of all flesh, wherein is the breath of life.
If he set his heart upon man, if he gather unto himself his spirit and his breath;
Thou hast heard my voice: hide not thine ear at my breathing, at my cry.
My breath is corrupt, my days are extinct, the graves are ready for me.
For how can the servant of this my lord talk with this my lord? for as for me, straightway there remained no strength in me, neither is there breath left in me.
Because he hath inclined his ear unto me, therefore will I call upon him as long as I live.
Let the LORD, the God of the spirits of all flesh, set a man over the congregation,
The LORD knoweth the thoughts of man, that they are vanity.
And when I beheld, lo, the sinews and the flesh came up upon them, and the skin covered them above: but there was no breath in them.
Man is like to vanity: his days are as a shadow that passeth away.
Then the channels of waters were seen, and the foundations of the world were discovered at thy rebuke, O LORD, at the blast of the breath of thy nostrils.