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This word generally refers to physical life (Genesis 2:7; Luke 16:25, etc.).
However, it is also used figuratively.
- immortality (Hebrews 7:16)
- conduct or manner of life (Romans 6:4)
- spiritual life or salvation (John 3:16-18, 36)
- eternal life (Matthew 19:16-17; John 3:15)
- God and Christ are the absolute source and cause of all life (John 1:4; 5:26, 39; 11:25; 12:50)