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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.
and you killed the source of life, whom God raised from the dead. We are witnesses to that.
and he isn't served by people as if he needed anything. He himself gives everyone life, breath, and everything else.
"The spirit of God fashioned me; and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
"You've exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. "You've had the vessels from his Temple brought into your presence. "And you, your officials, and your wives and mistresses drank wine from them. "You praised gods of silver, gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which can't see, hear, or demonstrate knowledge. "But you didn't honor God, who holds in his power your very life and all your ways.
For we live, move, and exist because of him, as some of your own poets have said: ""Since we are his children, too.'
You do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes. Instead you should say, "If the Lord wants us to, we will live and do this or that."
Now listen, you who say, "Today or tomorrow we will go to such and such a town, stay there a year, conduct business, and make money." You do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.
Then God said, "Let us make mankind in our image, to be like us. Let them be masters over the fish in the ocean, the birds that fly, the livestock, everything that crawls on the earth, and over the earth itself!" So God created mankind in his own image; in his own image God created them; he created them male and female.
Also, I will certainly demand an accounting regarding bloodshed, from every animal and from every human being. I'll demand an accounting from every human being for the life of another human being. "Whoever sheds human blood, by a human his own blood is to be shed; because God made human beings in his own image.
No man can redeem the life of another, nor can he give to God a sufficient payment for him for it would cost too much to redeem his life, and the payments would go on forever that he should go on living and not see corruption.
because what profit will a person have if he gains the whole world and forfeits his life? Or what can a person give in exchange for his life?
What profit will a person have if he gains the whole world, but destroys himself or is lost?
That's why I'm commanding you today to love the LORD your God by walking in his ways and by observing his commands, statutes, and ordinances, so that you may live long, increase, and so that the LORD your God may bless you in the land that you are about to enter to possess.
Truly, goodness and gracious love will pursue me all the days of my life, and I will remain in the LORD's Temple forever. A Davidic Psalm.
For you are my hope, Lord GOD, my security since I was young. I depended on you since birth, when you brought me from my mother's womb; I praise you continuously.
LORD, I know that a person's life is not his to control, nor does a person establish his way in life.
He has made it clear to you, mortal man, what is good and what the LORD is requiring from you to act with justice, to treasure the LORD's gracious love, and to walk humbly in the company of your God.
The one who finds his life will lose it, and the one who loses his life because of me will find it."
For to me, to go on living is the Messiah, and to die is gain.
We live for 70 years, or 80 years if we're healthy, yet even in the prime years there are troubles and sorrow. They pass by quickly and we fly away.
We know that if the earthly tent we live in is torn down, we have a building in heaven that comes from God, an eternal house not built by human hands.
A person's life is like grass it blossoms like wild flowers, but when the wind blows through it, it withers away and no one remembers where it was.
My house has been plucked up and vanishes from me like a shepherd's tent; like a weaver, I've taken account of my life, and he cuts me off from the loom day and night you make an end of me.
Yet I think it is right to refresh your memory as long as I am living in this bodily tent, because I know that the removal of my bodily tent will come soon, as indeed our Lord Jesus, the Messiah, has shown me.
For we are aliens and vagrants in your presence, as were all of our ancestors. Our days on the earth pass away like shadows, and we have no hope.
You do not know what tomorrow will bring. What is your life? You are a mist that appears for a little while and then vanishes.
My days pass as swiftly as a hand-loom; they come to their conclusion without hope. Remember that my life is a breath; my eyes won't go back to seeing good things.
"LORD, let me know how my life ends, and the standard by which you will measure my days, whatever it is! Then I will know how transient my life is. Look, you have made my life span fit in your hand; It is nothing compared to yours. Surely every person at their best is a puff of wind. Interlude In fact, people walk around as shadows. Surely, they busy themselves for nothing, heaping up possessions but not knowing who will get them.
teach us to keep account of our days so we may develop inner wisdom.
A voice says, "Cry out!" So I asked, "What am I to cry out?" "All humanity is grass, and all its loyalty is like the flowers of the field. Grass withers and flowers fade away when the LORD's breath blows on them; surely the people are like grass. Grass withers and flowers fade away, when the LORD's breath blows on them, but the word of our God will stand forever."
Just as sin entered the world through one man, and death resulted from sin, therefore everyone dies, because everyone has sinned.
but you are not to eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, because you will certainly die during the day that you eat from it."
For as in Adam all die, so also in the Messiah will all be made alive.
After Adam had lived 130 years, he fathered a son just like him, that is, according to his own likeness, and named him Seth. Adam lived another 800 years, fathering other sons and daughters after he had fathered Seth. Adam lived a total of 930 years, and then died.read more.
When Seth had lived 105 years, he fathered Enosh. After he fathered Enosh, Seth lived 807 years, fathering other sons and daughters. Seth lived a total of 912 years, and then died. When Enosh had lived 90 years, he fathered Kenan. After he fathered Kenan, Enosh lived 815 years, fathering other sons and daughters. Enosh lived a total of 905 years, and then died. When Kenan had lived 70 years, he fathered Mahalalel. After he fathered Mahalalel, Kenan lived 840 years, fathering other sons and daughters. Kenan lived a total of 910 years, and then died. When Mahalalel had lived 65 years, he fathered Jared. After he fathered Jared, Mahalalel lived 830 years, fathering other sons and daughters. Mahalalel lived a total of 895 years, and then died. When Jared had lived 162 years, he fathered Enoch. After he fathered Enoch, Jared lived 800 years, fathering other sons and daughters. Jared lived a total of 962 years, and then died. When Enoch had lived 65 years, he fathered Methuselah. After he fathered Methuselah, Enoch communed with God for 300 years and fathered other sons and daughters. Enoch lived a total of 365 years, communing with God and then he was there no longer, because God had taken him. When Methuselah had lived 187 years, he fathered Lamech. After he fathered Lamech, Methuselah lived 782 years, fathering other sons and daughters. Methuselah lived a total of 969 years, and then died. When Lamech had lived 182 years, he fathered a son, whom he named Noah, because he said, "May this one comfort us from our work, from pain that is caused by our manual labor, and from the ground that the LORD has cursed." After he fathered Noah, Lamech lived 595 years, fathering other sons and daughters. Lamech lived a total of 777 years, and then died. After Noah had lived 500 years, he fathered Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
These are the family records of Shem. When Shem had lived 100 years, he fathered Arpachshad two years after the flood. Shem lived 500 years after he fathered Arpachshad and had other sons and daughters. When Arpachshad had lived 35 years, he fathered Cainan. read more.
After he fathered Cainan, Arpachshad lived 430 years and had other sons and daughters, and then died. Cainan lived 130 years and fathered Shelah. After he fathered Shelah, Cainan lived 330 years and had other sons and daughters, and then died. When Shelah had lived 30 years, he fathered Eber. After he fathered Eber, Shelah lived 403 years and had other sons and daughters. When Eber had lived 34 years, he fathered Peleg. After he fathered Peleg, Eber lived 430 years and had other sons and daughters. When Peleg had lived 30 years, he fathered Reu. After he fathered Reu, Peleg lived 209 years and had other sons and daughters. When Reu had lived 32 years, he fathered Serug. After he fathered Serug, Reu lived 207 years and had other sons and daughters. When Serug had lived 30 years, he fathered Nahor. After he fathered Nahor, Serug lived 200 years and had other sons and daughters. When Nahor had lived 29 years, he fathered Terah. After he fathered Terah, Nahor lived 119 years and had other sons and daughters. When Terah had lived 70 years, he fathered Abram, Nahor, and Haran. Now these are the family records of Terah: Terah fathered Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran fathered Lot. Haran died during his father's lifetime in the land of his birth, that is, in Ur of the Chaldeans. Abram and Nahor took wives for themselves. The name of Abram's wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor's wife was Milcah. She was the daughter of Haran, who was the father of Milcah and Iscah. Sarai was barren, so she had not borne children. Terah took his son Abram, his grandson Lot (Haran's son), and his daughter-in-law Sarai, his son Abram's wife, and they journeyed together from Ur of the Chaldeans to go to the land of Canaan. But when they had gone as far as Haran, they settled there, where Terah died at the age of 205 years.
"Honor your father and your mother, so that you may live long in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
""Honor your father and your mother, just as the LORD your God commanded you, so that you will live long and things will go well for you in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.
You are to serve the LORD your God, and he will bless your food and water, and I'll remove sickness from you. No woman will miscarry or be barren in your land, and I'll make every day of your life complete.
You'll go to your grave at a ripe old age; like a stack of grain that's harvested at just the right time.
For they will add length to your days, years to your life, and abundant peace to you.
Fearing the LORD prolongs life, but the wicked will not live long.
"For the person who wants to love life and see good days must keep his tongue from evil and his lips from speaking deceit.
Who among you desires life, and wants long life in order to see good? Then keep your tongue from doing evil and your lips from spreading lies.
- Human (514 instances)
- Age, Span Of Life
- Enjoying Life
- God Giving Breath
- God Giving Life
- God's Salvation Made Known
- How To Live Long
- Last Things
- Life Being Temporary
- Life Loved
- Life, Brevity Of
- Losing Someone
- Loss Of A Loved One
- Loving Your Parents
- Man, Creation Of
- Old Age, Attainment Of
- Physical Life
- Respecting Parents