Yahweh God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
By the sweat of your face will you eat bread until you return to the ground, for out of it you were taken. For you are dust, and to dust you shall return."
How much more, those who dwell in houses of clay, whose foundation is in the dust, who are crushed before the moth!
Behold, this is the joy of his way: out of the earth, others shall spring.
Abraham answered, "See now, I have taken it on myself to speak to the Lord, who am but dust and ashes.
For he knows how we are made. He remembers that we are dust.
1 Corinthians 15:47
The first man is of the earth, made of dust. The second man is the Lord from heaven.
1 Corinthians 15:48
As is the one made of dust, such are those who are also made of dust; and as is the heavenly, such are they also that are heavenly.
1 Corinthians 15:49
As we have borne the image of those made of dust, let's also bear the image of the heavenly.