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.
You will eat food by the sweat of your brow until you're buried in the ground, because you were taken from it. You're made from dust and you'll return to dust."
how much less confidence does he have in those who dwell in houses of clay; who were formed from a foundation in dust and can perish like a moth?
"Indeed, this is the benefit of God's way: from the soil other plants will sprout.
Abraham answered, "Look, even though I am only dust and ashes, I've ventured to speak to my LORD.
For he knows how we were formed, aware that we were made from dust.
1 Corinthians 15:47
The first man came from the dust of the earth; the second man came from heaven.
1 Corinthians 15:48
Those who are made of the dust are like the man from the dust; those who are heavenly are like the man who is from heaven.
1 Corinthians 15:49
Just as we have borne the likeness of the man who was made from dust, we will also bear the likeness of the man from heaven.