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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.
and killed the Author of life, whom God has raised from the dead, of which we are witnesses.
neither is worshipped with men's hands, as though he needed any thing, seeing he gives to all life and breath and all things
The Spirit of God made me, and the breath of the Almighty gave me life.
but hast lifted up thyself against the Lord of heaven; and they have brought the vessels of his house before thee, and thou and thy princes, thy wives and thy concubines, have drunk wine in them; furthermore, thou hast praised gods of silver and of gold, of brass, of iron, of wood, and of stone, which do not see, nor hear, nor know; and the God in whose hand is thy soul and whose are all thy ways, thou hast never honoured.
for in him we live and move and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also of his lineage.
and ye do not know what shall be tomorrow. For what is your life? Certainly it is a vapour that appears for a little time and then vanishes away. Ye ought to say instead, If the Lord wills, and if we live, we shall do this or that.
Come now, ye that say, Today and tomorrow we will go into such a city and continue there a year and buy and sell and get gain; and ye do not know what shall be tomorrow. For what is your life? Certainly it is a vapour that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.
And God said, Let us make man in our image, after our likeness; and let them have dominion over the fish of the sea and over the fowl of the air and over the beasts and over all the earth and over every serpent that moves upon the earth. So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them.
For surely your blood which is your souls I will require; at the hand of every animal I will require it and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother I will require the soul (or life) of man. Whoever sheds man's blood in man, his blood shall be shed; for in the image of God is man made.
none of them can by any means ransom his brother, nor give God an atonement for him; (for the redemption of their soul is of great price, and they shall never pay it) that he should still live for ever and not see corruption.
For what is a man profited if he shall gain the whole world and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?
For what is a man advantaged if he gains the whole world, having destroyed himself or having suffered the loss of himself?
for I command thee this day to love the LORD thy God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commandments and his statutes and his rights, that thou may live and be multiplied; and may the LORD thy God bless thee in the land into which thou dost enter to inherit it.
Surely goodness and mercy shall follow me all the days of my life: and I will rest in the house of the LORD for ever.
For thou art my hope, O Lord GOD; thou art my security from my youth. By thee have I been sustained from the womb; thou art he that took me out of my mother's bowels; my praise has been continually of thee.
O LORD, I know that man is not the lord of his own way: it is not in man that walks to order his steps.
He has declared unto thee, O man, what is good and what the LORD requires of thee: only to do right judgment, and to love mercy, and to humble thyself to walk with thy God.
He that finds his life shall lose it, and he that loses his life for my sake shall find it.
For to me to live is Christ and to die is gain.
The days of our years are seventy, and of the most valiant eighty years, yet their strength is labour and sorrow; for it is soon cut off, and we fly away.
For we know that if the earthly house of this our habitation were dissolved, we have a building of God, a house not made with hands, eternal in the heavens.
As for man, his days are as grass; as an open flower of the field, so he blossoms. For the wind passes over it, and it is gone, and its place shall know it no more.
My dwelling place has been moved and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent; he has cut off my life like a weaver: he has cut me off with sickness: between the day and the night thou shalt consume me.
Because I have the right (as long as I am in this tabernacle) to stir you up by reminding you, knowing that shortly I must put off this my tabernacle, even as our Lord Jesus Christ has declared unto me.
For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as were all our fathers; our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no other hope.
and ye do not know what shall be tomorrow. For what is your life? Certainly it is a vapour that appears for a little time and then vanishes away.
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle and are spent without hope. Remember thou that my life is wind and that my eyes shall not return to see good.
LORD, make me to know my end and the measure of my days, what it is that I may know how long I am to be of this world. Behold, thou hast made my days as a handbreadth, and my age is as nothing before thee; verily every man that lives is altogether vanity. Selah. Surely man walks in darkness; surely they are disquieted in vain; they heap up riches not knowing who shall gather them.
Cause us to learn this that we might number our days, that we may apply our hearts unto wisdom.
The voice that said, Cry. And I said, What shall I cry? All flesh is grass, and all the mercy thereof is as the open flower of the field: The grass withers, the flower fades because the spirit of the LORD blows upon it; surely the people is grass. The grass withers, the open flower fades; but the word of our God shall stand for ever.
Therefore, in the manner which sin entered into the world by one man, and because of sin, death; and so death passed upon all men in the one in whom all sinned.
but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it; for in the day that thou dost eat of it thou shalt surely die.
For as in Adam all die, even so in the Christ shall all be made alive.
And Adam lived one hundred and thirty years and begat a son in his own likeness, after his image, and called his name Seth: And the days of Adam after he had begotten Seth were eight hundred years, and he begat sons and daughters; and all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years, and he died.read more.
And Seth lived one hundred and five years and begat Enos. And Seth lived after he begat Enos eight hundred and seven years and begat sons and daughters; and all the days of Seth were nine hundred and twelve years, and he died. And Enos lived ninety years and begat Cainan, and Enos lived after he begat Cainan eight hundred and fifteen years and begat sons and daughters; and all the days of Enos were nine hundred and five years, and he died. And Cainan lived seventy years and begat Mahalaleel; and Cainan lived after he begat Mahalaleel eight hundred and forty years and begat sons and daughters; and all the days of Cainan were nine hundred and ten years, and he died. And Mahalaleel lived sixty-five years and begat Jared; and Mahalaleel lived after he begat Jared eight hundred and thirty years and begat sons and daughters; and all the days of Mahalaleel were eight hundred ninety-five years and he died. And Jared lived one hundred sixty-two years and he begat Enoch; and Jared lived after he begat Enoch eight hundred years and begat sons and daughters; and all the days of Jared were nine hundred sixty-two years, and he died. And Enoch lived sixty-five years and begat Methuselah; And Enoch walked with God after he begat Methuselah three hundred years and begat sons and daughters; and all the days of Enoch were three hundred sixty-five years. And Enoch walked with God; and he was not, for God took him. And Methuselah lived one hundred eighty-seven years, and begat Lamech; and Methuselah lived after he begat Lamech seven hundred eighty-two years and begat sons and daughters; and all the days of Methuselah were nine hundred sixty-nine years, and he died. And Lamech lived one hundred eighty-two years and begat a son; and he called his name Noah, saying, This same shall comfort us concerning our work and toil of our hands because of the ground which the LORD has cursed. And Lamech lived after he begat Noah five hundred ninety-five years and begat sons and daughters; and all the days of Lamech were seven hundred seventy-seven years, and he died. And Noah was five hundred years old; and Noah begat Shem, Ham, and Japheth.
These are the generations of Shem: Shem was one hundred years old and begat Arphaxad two years after the flood: And Shem lived after he begat Arphaxad five hundred years and begat sons and daughters. And Arphaxad lived thirty-five years and begat Salah;read more.
and Arphaxad lived after he begat Salah four hundred and three years and begat sons and daughters. And Salah lived thirty years and begat Eber; and Salah lived after he begat Eber four hundred and three years and begat sons and daughters. And Eber lived thirty-four years and begat Peleg; and Eber lived after he begat Peleg four hundred and thirty years and begat sons and daughters. And Peleg lived thirty years and begat Reu; and Peleg lived after he begat Reu two hundred and nine years and begat sons and daughters. And Reu lived thirty-two years and begat Serug; and Reu lived after he begat Serug two hundred and seven years and begat sons and daughters. And Serug lived thirty years and begat Nahor; and Serug lived after he begat Nahor two hundred years and begat sons and daughters. And Nahor lived twenty-nine years and begat Terah; and Nahor lived after he begat Terah one hundred and nineteen years and begat sons and daughters. And Terah lived seventy years and begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran. Now these are the generations of Terah: Terah begat Abram, Nahor, and Haran; and Haran begat Lot. And Haran died before his father Terah in the land of his nature, in Ur of the Chaldees. And Abram and Nahor took wives for themselves; the name of Abram's wife was Sarai, and the name of Nahor's wife, Milcah, the daughter of Haran, the father of Milcah and the father of Iscah. But Sarai was barren; she had no child. And Terah took Abram, his son, and Lot, the son of Haran, his son's son, and Sarai, his daughter-in-law, his son Abram's wife, and they went forth with them from Ur of the Chaldees to go into the land of Canaan; and they came unto Haran and dwelt there. And the days of Terah were two hundred and five years, and Terah died in Haran.
Honour thy father and thy mother that thy days may be lengthened upon the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.
Honour thy father and thy mother, as the LORD thy God has commanded thee; that thy days may be prolonged and that it may go well with thee, in the land which the LORD thy God gives thee.
But ye shall serve the LORD your God, and he shall bless thy bread and thy water; and I will take all sickness away from the midst of thee. No women shall abort, nor be barren, in thy land; the number of thy days I will fulfil.
For they shall add length of days and long life and peace unto thee.
The fear of the LORD shall prolong days, but the years of the wicked shall be shortened.
For he that desires to love life and see the good days, let him refrain his tongue from evil and his lips that they speak no guile;
Lamed Who is the man that desires life and loves many days that he may see good? Mem Keep thy tongue from evil, and thy lips from speaking guile.
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- 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