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.
1 Samuel 2:6
The LORD kills and gives life, he brings people down to where the dead are and he raises them up.
As long as I can breathe; as long as God's breath is in my nostrils,
When you send your spirit, they are created, and you replenish the surface of the earth.
and he isn't served by people as if he needed anything. He himself gives everyone life, breath, and everything else.
"I'm 130 years old," Jacob replied. "My years have turned out to be few and unpleasant, but I haven't yet reached the age my ancestors did during their travels on earth."
1 Chronicles 29:15
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.
My days pass as swiftly as a hand-loom; they come to their conclusion without hope.
Because we are of yesterday and we know nothing, for our time on earth is only a shadow.
"My days pass faster than a runner; but they pass quickly without seeing anything good.
He springs up like a flower and then withers. Like a shadow, he disappears and doesn't last.
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
Remember how short my lifetime is! How powerless have you created all human beings!
All our days pass away in your wrath; our years fade away and end like a sigh.
My life is like a declining shadow, and I am withering like a plant.
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.