And Jehovah Elohim formed Man, dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and Man became a living soul.
1 Samuel 2:6
Jehovah killeth, and maketh alive; he bringeth down to Sheol, and bringeth up.
All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of +God is in my nostrils,
Thou sendest forth thy spirit, they are created, and thou renewest the face of the earth.
nor is served by men's hands as needing something, himself giving to all life and breath and all things;
And Jacob said to Pharaoh, The days of the years of my sojourning are a hundred and thirty years. Few and evil have been the days of the years of my life, and they do not attain to the days of the years of the life of my fathers, in the days of their sojourning.
1 Chronicles 29:15
For we are strangers before thee, and sojourners, as all our fathers: our days on the earth are as a shadow, and there is no hope of life.
My days are swifter than a weaver's shuttle, and are spent without hope.
For we are but of yesterday, and know nothing, for our days upon earth are a shadow.
And my days are swifter than a runner: they flee away, they see no good.
He cometh forth like a flower, and is cut down; and he fleeth as a shadow, and continueth not.
Behold, thou hast made my days as hand-breadths, and my lifetime is as nothing before thee; verily, every man, even the high placed, is altogether vanity. Selah.
Remember, as regards me, what life is. Wherefore hast thou created all the children of men to be vanity?
For all our days pass away in thy wrath: we spend our years as a passing thought.
My days are like a lengthened-out shadow, and I, I am withered like grass.
For who knoweth what is good for man in life, all the days of his vain life which he spendeth as a shadow? for who can tell man what shall be after him under the sun?
Mine age is departed, and is removed from me as a shepherd's tent. I have cut off like a weaver my life. He separateth me from the thrum: from day to night thou wilt make an end of me.