And Man Became a Living Soul

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.” (Genesis 2:7)

It was an important finding by Jewish scholars that the early Genesis scripts, as they found them in the writings attributed to Moses and his scribes were in the form of poetry and prose, and further work on these led to an amazing understanding that the Genesis account is a compendium of ancient song lines.