Then the Lord God formed(A) a man[a](B) from the dust(C) of the ground(D) and breathed into his nostrils the breath(E) of life,(F) and the man became a living being.(G)

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Footnotes

  1. Genesis 2:7 The Hebrew for man (adam) sounds like and may be related to the Hebrew for ground (adamah); it is also the name Adam (see verse 20).

But it is the spirit[a](A) in a person,
    the breath of the Almighty,(B) that gives them understanding.(C)

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  1. Job 32:8 Or Spirit; also in verse 18

The Spirit(A) of God has made me;(B)
    the breath of the Almighty(C) gives me life.(D)

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14 If it were his intention
    and he withdrew his spirit[a](A) and breath,(B)

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  1. Job 34:14 Or Spirit

They are like a breath;(A)
    their days are like a fleeting shadow.(B)

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