God of the spirits of all flesh

While Israel was in the wilderness, Korah led a rebellion against Moses and Aaron. God was angry at Korah and wanted to destroy the nation. However, Moses and Aaron interceded. “They fell on their faces and said, ‘O God, God of the spirits of all flesh, when one man sins, will You be angry with the entire congregation?’” (Numbers 16:22)

Moses and Aaron used the phrase like a name of God to remind Him that He had created human beings and that He loves everyone.

A name of God pictured in the Hebrew text: God of the spirits of all flesh (Elohei harukhot lekhol-basar) Numbers 16:22

God of the spirits of all flesh (Elohei harukhot lekhol-basar) in the Hebrew text of Numbers 16:22.

God of the Spirits of all Flesh in Hebrew

’Elohei harukhot lekhol-basar

Strong’s numbers: 430, 7307, 3605, 1320

Bible references: Num. 16:22; 27:16

Some Bible versions use a slightly different descriptive name in English: God who gives breath to all living things (NIV), God of the Spirits of everything living (The Message Bible)

Two similar names for God are God of all flesh (Jer 32:27) and God of the living. The latter first occurs in a phrase where Jesus says that God is not God of the dead but God of the living (Matt. 22:32; Mark 12:27 (KJV); Luke 20:38; Rom. 14:9).

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