Breath, Breathe See also TG Breath of Life God gave men breath, 2 Ne. 9:26. with breath of lips shall the Lord slay wicked, 2 Ne. 21:4 (30:9; Isa. 11:4). God preserves men from day to day by lending them breath, Mosiah 2:21. brother of Jared2 asks how they will breathe in vessels, Ether 2:19. the Lord breathes breath of life into Adam and beasts, Moses 3:7, 19 (Abr. 5:7).