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from H5314
Short definition
properly, a breathing creature, i.e., animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental)
any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, × dead(-ly), desire, × (dis-)contented, × fish, ghost, + greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, × jeopardy of) life (× in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-)self, (them-, your-)selves, + slay, soul, + tablet, they, thing, (× she) will, × would have it
Long definition
1soul, self, life, creature, person, appetite, mind, living being, desire, emotion, passion
1that which breathes, the breathing substance or being, soul, the inner being of man
2living being
3living being (with life in the blood)
4the man himself, self, person or individual
5seat of the appetites
6seat of emotions and passions
7activity of mind
8activity of the will
9activity of the character

Man is a creature (Mark 16:15, 2 Corinthians 5:17, 2 Esdras 8:45), i.e. man was made on the fifth day (2 Esdras 6:47). Creature merely means 'thing created'

Strong's Concordance

dust is two-fold. It is referring to literal dust (because all of the elements found in man can be found in the elements of the ground), but also confusion, i.e. man was taken out of his confused state and given the laws and order. breath The spirit, knowledge, wisdom and understanding (Wisdom 7:24-28, Ezekiel 37).

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