Job 27:3
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New American Standard Bible
For as long as life is in me, And the breath of God is in my nostrils,

King James Bible
All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils;

Darby Bible Translation
All the while my breath is in me, and the spirit of +God is in my nostrils,

World English Bible
(For the length of my life is still in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils);

Young's Literal Translation
For all the while my breath is in me, And the spirit of God in my nostrils.

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Barnes' Notes on the Bible

And the spirit of God is in my nostrils - As long as I live. The "spirit of God" here means the breath that God breathed into man when he created him, Genesis 2:7. It would seem probable that there was an allusion to that fact by the language here, and that the knowledge of the way in which man was created was thus handed down by tradition.

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On the Interior Man
The interior man is the rational soul; in the apostle: have in your hearts, in the interior man, Christ through faith. [Eph. 3:16] His head is Christ; in the apostle: the head of the man is Christ. [I Cor. 11:3] The crown of the head is the height of righteousness; in Solomon: for the crown of your head has received the crown of grace. The same in a bad part: the crown of hairs having walked about in their own delights, that is, in the height of iniquity. [Prov. 4:9; Ps. 67(68):22(21)] The hair is
St. Eucherius of Lyons—The Formulae of St. Eucherius of Lyons

The Sinner Arraigned and Convicted.
1. Conviction of guilt necessary.--2. A charge of rebellion against God advanced.--3. Where it is shown--that all men are born under God's law.--4. That no man hath perfectly kept it.--5. An appeal to the reader's conscience on this head, that he hath not.--6. That to have broken it, is an evil inexpressibly great.--7. Illustrated by a more particular view of the aggravations of this guilt, arising--from knowledge.--8. From divine favors received.--9. From convictions of conscience overborne.--10.
Philip Doddridge—The Rise and Progress of Religion in the Soul

Cross References
Job 12:10
In whose hand is the life of every living thing, And the breath of all mankind?

Job 32:8
"But it is a spirit in man, And the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Job 33:4
"The Spirit of God has made me, And the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

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