Breath, Breathe - Vine's Expository Dictionary of New Testament Words

Breath, Breathe

[ A-1,Noun,G4157, pnoe ]
akin to pneo, to blow," lit., "a blowing," signifies
(a) "breath, the breath of life," Acts 17:25;
(b) "wind," Acts 2:2. See WIND.

[ A-2,Noun,G4151, pneuma ]
"spirit," also denotes "breath," Revelation 11:11; Revelation 13:15, RV. In 2 Thessalonians 2:8, the AV has "spirit" for RV, "breath." See GHOST, LIFE, SPIRIT, WIND.

[ B-1,Verb,G1709, empneo ]
lit., "to breathe in, or on," is used in Acts 9:1, indicating that threatening and slaughter were, so to speak, the elements from which Saul drew and expelled his breath.

[ B-2,Verb,G1720, emphusao ]
"to breathe upon," is used of the symbolic act of the Lord Jesus in breathing upon His Apostles the communication of the Holy Spirit, John 20:22.

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