Genesis 2:7

“And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, & breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a liuing soule.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living being.
- New American Standard Version (1995)

And Jehovah God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
- American Standard Version (1901)

And the Lord God made man from the dust of the earth, breathing into him the breath of life: and man became a living soul.
- Basic English Bible

And Jehovah Elohim formed Man, dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and Man became a living soul.
- Darby Bible

And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
- Webster's Bible

Yahweh God formed man from the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
- World English Bible

And Jehovah God formeth the man -- dust from the ground, and breatheth into his nostrils breath of life, and the man becometh a living creature.
- Youngs Literal Bible

Then the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Discussion for Genesis 2

  • Doug
    In 1st Corinthians 5:7, Paul states that Christ became our Passover. Passover is the "High Sabbath". Debating which day is the Sabbath is senseless without Christ, and with Christ, every day should be your Sabbath as I assure you that no rest will be found without the One True Sabbath as your LORD
  • A disciple
    Sharon; The Sabbath is the seventh day. The seventh day was named Saturday by the heathen after their god of agriculture, Saturn. There is no corroboration in Scripture for Sunday being made the Sabbath. The Sabbath remained the seventh day in the early days, although they came together for Assembly and to break bread on the first of the week. Israel is 10 hours difference from us, not 3 days.
  • Sharon
    The Sabbath was meant for the whole world...not necessarily just America...so...the Sabbath is not Saturday...God said work 6 days and rest on the 7th day... He didn't say work 6 days of the week and then rest on the 7th day of the week...because if its Saturday in America then its Tuesday in Jerusalem
  • Claudette
    It is so awesome to know that even God rested- Not on any day but on the creation Sabbath-Saturday. God realized that man would need to rest so he gave us the example by resting Himself. Follow Him!
  • Servant of God
    The Tree of Knowledge is this: Knowledge in Mans hand is tainted. If he ate of it he would assume equality to God.Thus it was forbidden under penalty of banishment. We must only trust in the judgement of God, for that is life! Man independent of God is Ego. It is limited, corrupt, inherantly false. All of God's prophets were in touch with God and only spoke what was Commanded by Him,blessed be
  • A disciple
    "But of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest thereof thou shalt surely die." The world we know right now, and our own lives, show the fact done by that Word of God. Ashes to ashes and dust to dust; disobedience of the Word is defiance against the Spirit of Life in that Word; and so alienation in mind and of nature out of course.

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