'Breath' in the Bible
for all the wildlife of the earth, for every bird of the sky, and for every creature that crawls on the earth—everything having the breath of life in it. I have given every green plant for food.” And it was so.
Then the Lord God formed the man out of the dust from the ground and breathed the breath of life into his nostrils, and the man became a living being.
“Understand that I am bringing a flood—floodwaters on the earth to destroy every creature under heaven with the breath of life in it. Everything on earth will die.
Two of all flesh that has the breath of life in it entered the ark with Noah.
Everything with the breath of the spirit of life in its nostrils—everything on dry land died.
He took his last breath and died at a ripe old age, old and contented, and he was gathered to his people.
This is the length of Ishmael’s life: 137 years. He took his last breath and died, and was gathered to his people.
With her last breath—for she was dying—she named him Ben-oni, but his father called him Benjamin.
He took his last breath and died, and was gathered to his people, old and full of days. His sons Esau and Jacob buried him.
But You blew with Your breath,and the sea covered them.They sank like leadin the mighty waters.
The depths of the sea became visible,the foundations of the world were exposedat the rebuke of the Lord,at the blast of the breath of His nostrils.
the food at his table, his servants’ residence, his attendants’ service and their attire, his cupbearers, and the burnt offerings he offered at the Lord’s temple, it took her breath away.
After this, the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. His illness became very severe until no breath remained in him.
the food at his table, his servants’ residence, his attendants’ service and their attire, his cupbearers and their attire, and the burnt offerings he offered at the Lord’s temple, it took her breath away.
They perish at a single blast from Godand come to an end by the breath of His nostrils.
Remember that my life is but a breath.My eye will never again see anything good.
I give up! I will not live forever.Leave me alone, for my days are a breath.
He doesn’t let me catch my breathbut soaks me with bitter experiences.
The life of every living thing is in His hand,as well as the breath of all mankind.
He will not escape from the darkness;flames will wither his shoots,and by the breath of God’s mouth, he will depart.
My breath is offensive to my wife,and my own family finds me repulsive.
Who did you speak these words to?Whose breath came out of your mouth?
By His breath the heavens gained their beauty;His hand pierced the fleeing serpent.
as long as my breath is still in meand the breath from God remains in my nostrils,
But it is a spirit in manand the breath of the Almightythat give him understanding.
The Spirit of God has made me,and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
If He put His mind to itand withdrew the spirit and breath He gave,
Ice is formed by the breath of God,and watery expanses are frozen.
His breath sets coals ablaze,and flames pour out of his mouth.
The depths of the sea became visible,the foundations of the world were exposed,at Your rebuke, Lord,at the blast of the breath of Your nostrils.
The heavens were made by the word of the Lord,and all the stars, by the breath of His mouth.
When You hide Your face,they are terrified;when You take away their breath,they die and return to the dust.
When You send Your breath,they are created,and You renew the face of the earth.
They have ears but cannot hear;indeed, there is no breath in their mouths.
Man is like a breath;his days are like a passing shadow.
When his breath leaves him,he returns to the ground;on that day his plans die.
The Lord’s lamp sheds light on a person’s life,searching the innermost parts.
For the fate of people and the fate of animals is the same. As one dies, so dies the other; they all have the same breath. People have no advantage over animals since everything is futile.
I said, “I will climb the palm treeand take hold of its fruit.”May your breasts be like clusters of grapes,and the fragrance of your breath like apricots.
Put no more trust in man,who has only the breath in his nostrils.What is he really worth?
For You have been a stronghold for the poor,a stronghold for the needy person in his distress,a refuge from the rain, a shade from the heat.When the breath of the violentis like rain against a wall,
His breath is like an overflowing torrentthat rises to the neck.He comes to sift the nations in a sieve of destructionand to put a bridle on the jaws of the peoplesto lead them astray.
Indeed! Topheth has been readyfor the king for a long time now.Its funeral pyre is deep and wide,with plenty of fire and wood.The breath of the Lord, like a torrent of brimstone,kindles it.
You will conceive chaff;you will give birth to stubble.Your breath is fire that will consume you.
The grass withers, the flowers fadewhen the breath of the Lord blows on them;indeed, the people are grass.
This is what God, Yahweh, says—who created the heavens and stretched them out,who spread out the earth and what comes from it,who gives breath to the people on itand life to those who walk on it—
When you cry out,let your collection of idols deliver you!The wind will carry all of them off,a breath will take them away.But whoever takes refuge in Mewill inherit the landand possess My holy mountain.
For I will not accuse you forever,and I will not always be angry;for then the spirit would grow weak before Me,even the breath of man, which I have made.
I hear a cry like a woman in labor,a cry of anguish like one bearing her first child.The cry of Daughter Zion gasping for breath,stretching out her hands:Woe is me, for my life is wearybecause of the murderers!
Everyone is stupid and ignorant.Every goldsmith is put to shameby his carved image,for his cast images are a lie;there is no breath in them.
The mother of seven grew faint;she breathed her last breath.Her sun set while it was still day;she was ashamed and humiliated.The rest of them I will give over to the swordin the presence of their enemies.”This is the Lord’s declaration.
Everyone is stupid and ignorant.Every goldsmith is put to shame by his carved image,for his cast images are a lie;there is no breath in them.
?ReshThe Lord’s anointed, the breath of our life,was captured in their traps.We had said about him,“We will live under his protection among the nations.”
This is what the Lord God says to these bones: I will cause breath to enter you, and you will live.
I will put tendons on you, make flesh grow on you, and cover you with skin. I will put breath in you so that you come to life. Then you will know that I am Yahweh.”
As I looked, tendons appeared on them, flesh grew, and skin covered them, but there was no breath in them.
He said to me, “Prophesy to the breath, prophesy, son of man. Say to it: This is what the Lord God says: Breath, come from the four winds and breathe into these slain so that they may live!”
So I prophesied as He commanded me; the breath entered them, and they came to life and stood on their feet, a vast army.
Instead, you have exalted yourself against the Lord of heaven. The vessels from His house were brought to you, and as you and your nobles, wives, and concubines drank wine from them, you praised the gods made of silver and gold, bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or understand. But you have not glorified the God who holds your life-breath in His hand and who controls the whole course of your life.
How can someone like me, your servant, speak with someone like you, my lord? Now I have no strength, and there is no breath in me.”
Woe to him who says to wood: Wake up!or to mute stone: Come alive!Can it teach?Look! It may be plated with gold and silver,yet there is no breath in it at all.
Didn’t the one God make us with a remnant of His life-breath? And what does the One seek? A godly offspring. So watch yourselves carefully, and do not act treacherously against the wife of your youth.
Neither is He served by human hands, as though He needed anything, since He Himself gives everyone life and breath and all things.
and then the lawless one will be revealed. The Lord Jesus will destroy him with the breath of His mouth and will bring him to nothing with the brightness of His coming.
But after 3½ days, the breath of life from God entered them, and they stood on their feet. So great fear fell on those who saw them.
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