Bible verses about "breath" | ISV

Psalms 104:29-30

29 When you withdraw your favor, they are disappointed; Take away their breath, and they die and return to dust. 30 When you send your spirit, they are created, and you replenish the surface of the earth.

Isaiah 40:7


Isaiah 2:22

John 20:19-23

19 It was the evening of the first day of the week, and the doors of the house where the disciples had met were locked because they were afraid of the Jews. Jesus came and stood among them. He said to them, "Peace be with you." 20 After saying this, he showed them his hands and his side, and when they saw the Lord the disciples were overjoyed. 21 Jesus said to them again, "Peace be with you. Just as the Father has sent me, so I am sending you." 22 When he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit. 23 If you forgive people's sins, they are forgiven. If you retain people's sins, they are retained."

Acts 17:25

25 and he isn't served by people as if he needed anything. He himself gives everyone life, breath, and everything else.

Job 34:14-15

14 If he were to decide to do so, that is, to take back to himself his spirit and breath of life, 15 every living thing would die all at once, and mankind would return to dust."

Psalms 150:6

6 Let everyone who breathes praise the LORD. Hallelujah!

Isaiah 42:5


Ezekiel 37:9


John 20:22

22 When he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit.

2 Timothy 3:16

16 All Scripture is God-breathed and is useful for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

Job 27:3

3 As long as I can breathe; as long as God's breath is in my nostrils,

Genesis 2:7

7 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.

Job 33:4

4 "The spirit of God fashioned me; and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

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