Jehovah God formed the man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life. The man became a living being.
You will eat your food by the sweat of your brow until you return to the ground. You came from the ground. For dust you are and to dust you will return.
How much more will he accuse those who live in clay houses that have their foundation in the dust? Those houses can be crushed quicker than a moth!
Its life withers away and other plants grow from the soil.
Then Abraham answered and said: Indeed now, I who am only dust and ashes have taken it upon myself to speak to Jehovah:
For he knows our conception and he remembers that we are dust.
1 Corinthians 15:48
As is the earthy so are those who are of the earth. And as is the heavenly, so are those who are of heaven.
1 Corinthians 15:49
And as we have borne the image of the earthy, we shall also bear the image of the heavenly.