44 Bible Verses about Breath

Job 33:4 ESV / 144 helpful votes

The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 115 helpful votes

Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

Job 27:3 ESV / 68 helpful votes

As long as my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils,

2 Timothy 3:16 ESV / 64 helpful votes

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness,

John 20:22 ESV / 58 helpful votes

And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit.

Ezekiel 37:9 ESV / 53 helpful votes

Then he said to me, “Prophesy to the breath; prophesy, son of man, and say to the breath, Thus says the Lord God: Come from the four winds, O breath, and breathe on these slain, that they may live.”

Psalm 150:6 ESV / 52 helpful votes

Let everything that has breath praise the Lord! Praise the Lord!

Isaiah 42:5 ESV / 49 helpful votes

Thus says God, the Lord, 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 it and spirit to those who walk in it:

Job 34:14-15 ESV / 38 helpful votes

If he should set his heart to it and gather to himself his spirit and his breath, all flesh would perish together, and man would return to dust.

John 20:19-23 ESV / 31 helpful votes

On the evening of that day, the first day of the week, the doors being locked where the disciples were for fear of the Jews, Jesus came and stood among them and said to them, “Peace be with you.” When he had said this, he showed them his hands and his side. Then the disciples were glad when they saw the Lord. Jesus said to them again, “Peace be with you. As the Father has sent me, even so I am sending you.” And when he had said this, he breathed on them and said to them, “Receive the Holy Spirit. If you forgive the sins of any, they are forgiven them; if you withhold forgiveness from any, it is withheld.”

Acts 17:25 ESV / 29 helpful votes

Nor is he served by human hands, as though he needed anything, since he himself gives to all mankind life and breath and everything.

Isaiah 40:7 ESV / 19 helpful votes

The grass withers, the flower fades when the breath of the Lord blows on it; surely the people are grass.

Psalm 104:29-30 ESV / 19 helpful votes

When you hide your face, they are dismayed; when you take away their breath, they die and return to their dust. When you send forth your Spirit, they are created, and you renew the face of the ground.

Isaiah 2:22 ESV / 16 helpful votes

Stop regarding man in whose nostrils is breath, for of what account is he?

Ezekiel 37:5 ESV / 5 helpful votes

Thus says the Lord God to these bones: Behold, I will cause breath to enter you, and you shall live.

Psalm 33:6 ESV / 4 helpful votes

By the word of the Lord the heavens were made, and by the breath of his mouth all their host.

Job 4:9 ESV / 4 helpful votes

By the breath of God they perish, and by the blast of his anger they are consumed.

Acts 9:1 ESV / 3 helpful votes

But Saul, still breathing threats and murder against the disciples of the Lord, went to the high priest

Ezekiel 37:10 ESV / 3 helpful votes

So I prophesied as he commanded me, and the breath came into them, and they lived and stood on their feet, an exceedingly great army.

Ezekiel 37:6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

And I will lay sinews upon you, and will cause flesh to come upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath in you, and you shall live, and you shall know that I am the Lord.”

Psalm 150:1-6 ESV / 3 helpful votes

Praise the Lord! Praise God in his sanctuary; praise him in his mighty heavens! Praise him for his mighty deeds; praise him according to his excellent greatness! Praise him with trumpet sound; praise him with lute and harp! Praise him with tambourine and dance; praise him with strings and pipe! Praise him with sounding cymbals; praise him with loud clashing cymbals! ...

Revelation 19:1-21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

After this I heard what seemed to be the loud voice of a great multitude in heaven, crying out, “Hallelujah! Salvation and glory and power belong to our God, for his judgments are true and just; for he has judged the great prostitute who corrupted the earth with her immorality, and has avenged on her the blood of his servants.” Once more they cried out, “Hallelujah! The smoke from her goes up forever and ever.” And the twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God who was seated on the throne, saying, “Amen. Hallelujah!” And from the throne came a voice saying, “Praise our God, all you his servants, you who fear him, small and great.” ...

2 Peter 1:20-21 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Knowing this first of all, that no prophecy of Scripture comes from someone's own interpretation. For no prophecy was ever produced by the will of man, but men spoke from God as they were carried along by the Holy Spirit.

Hebrews 11:3 ESV / 2 helpful votes

By faith we understand that the universe was created by the word of God, so that what is seen was not made out of things that are visible.

Hebrews 11:1 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Now faith is the assurance of things hoped for, the conviction of things not seen.

2 Thessalonians 2:8 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And then the lawless one will be revealed, whom the Lord Jesus will kill with the breath of his mouth and bring to nothing by the appearance of his coming.

1 Thessalonians 5:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Pray without ceasing,

Philippians 4:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

I can do all things through him who strengthens me.

John 3:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

“For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life.

Matthew 17:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

He said to them, “Because of your little faith. For truly, I say to you, if you have faith like a grain of mustard seed, you will say to this mountain, ‘Move from here to there,’ and it will move, and nothing will be impossible for you.”

Daniel 10:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

How can my lord's servant talk with my lord? For now no strength remains in me, and no breath is left in me.”

Daniel 5:23 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But you have lifted up yourself against the Lord of heaven. And the vessels of his house have been brought in before you, and you and your lords, your wives, and your concubines have drunk wine from them. And you have praised the gods of silver and gold, of bronze, iron, wood, and stone, which do not see or hear or know, but the God in whose hand is your breath, and whose are all your ways, you have not honored.

Jeremiah 10:14 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Every man is stupid and without knowledge; every goldsmith is put to shame by his idols, for his images are false, and there is no breath in them.

Isaiah 30:33 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For a burning place has long been prepared; indeed, for the king it is made ready, its pyre made deep and wide, with fire and wood in abundance; the breath of the Lord, like a stream of sulfur, kindles it.

Isaiah 11:4 ESV / 2 helpful votes

But with righteousness he shall judge the poor, and decide with equity for the meek of the earth; and he shall strike the earth with the rod of his mouth, and with the breath of his lips he shall kill the wicked.

Psalm 33:1-22 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Shout for joy in the Lord, O you righteous! Praise befits the upright. Give thanks to the Lord with the lyre; make melody to him with the harp of ten strings! Sing to him a new song; play skillfully on the strings, with loud shouts. For the word of the Lord is upright, and all his work is done in faithfulness. He loves righteousness and justice; the earth is full of the steadfast love of the Lord. ...

Psalm 18:15 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Then the channels of the sea were seen, and the foundations of the world were laid bare at your rebuke, O Lord, at the blast of the breath of your nostrils.

Job 37:5 ESV / 2 helpful votes

God thunders wondrously with his voice; he does great things that we cannot comprehend.

Job 26:13 ESV / 2 helpful votes

By his wind the heavens were made fair; his hand pierced the fleeing serpent.

1 Samuel 3:9 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Therefore Eli said to Samuel, “Go, lie down, and if he calls you, you shall say, ‘Speak, Lord, for your servant hears.’” So Samuel went and lay down in his place.

Genesis 6:17 ESV / 2 helpful votes

For behold, I will bring a flood of waters upon the earth to destroy all flesh in which is the breath of life under heaven. Everything that is on the earth shall die.

Genesis 2:6 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And a mist was going up from the land and was watering the whole face of the ground—

Genesis 1:20 ESV / 2 helpful votes

And God said, “Let the waters swarm with swarms of living creatures, and let birds fly above the earth across the expanse of the heavens.”

Genesis 1:2 ESV / 2 helpful votes

The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.

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