Bible Verses About
Spirit





Ezekiel 10:17

When they stood, these stood; and when they mounted up, these mounted up with them: for the spirit of the living creature was in them.

Ezekiel 11:1

Moreover the Spirit lifted me up, and brought me to the east gate of the LORD's house, which looks eastward: and see, at the door of the gate twenty-five men; and I saw in the midst of them Jaazaniah the son of Azzur, and Pelatiah the son of Benaiah, princes of the people.

Ezekiel 11:5

The Spirit of the LORD fell on me, and he said to me, Speak, Thus says the LORD: Thus you have said, house of Israel; for I know the things that come into your mind.

Ezekiel 11:19

I will give them one heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take the stony heart out of their flesh, and will give them a heart of flesh;

Ezekiel 11:24

The Spirit lifted me up, and brought me in the vision by the Spirit of God into Chaldea, to them of the captivity. So the vision that I had seen went up from me.

Ezekiel 13:3

Thus says the Lord the LORD, Woe to the foolish prophets, who follow their own spirit, and have seen nothing!

Ezekiel 18:31

Cast away from you all your transgressions, in which you have transgressed; and make yourself a new heart and a new spirit: for why will you die, house of Israel?

Ezekiel 21:7

It shall be, when they tell you, Why do you sigh? that you shall say, Because of the news, for it comes; and every heart shall melt, and all hands shall be feeble, and every spirit shall faint, and all knees shall be weak as water: behold, it comes, and it shall be done, says the Lord the LORD.

Ezekiel 36:26

I will also give you a new heart, and I will put a new spirit within you; and I will take away the stony heart out of your flesh, and I will give you a heart of flesh.

Ezekiel 36:27

I will put my Spirit within you, and cause you to walk in my statutes, and you shall keep my ordinances, and do them.

Ezekiel 37:1

The hand of the LORD was on me, and he brought me out in the Spirit of the LORD, and set me down in the midst of the valley; and it was full of bones.

Ezekiel 37:14

I will put my Spirit in you, and you shall live, and I will place you in your own land: and you shall know that I, the LORD, have spoken it and performed it, says the LORD.

Ezekiel 39:29

neither will I hide my face any more from them; for I have poured out my Spirit on the house of Israel, says the Lord the LORD.

Ezekiel 43:5

The Spirit took me up, and brought me into the inner court; and behold, the glory of the LORD filled the house.

Ezra 1:1

Now in the first year of Cyrus king of Persia, that the word of the LORD by the mouth of Jeremiah might be accomplished, the LORD stirred up the spirit of Cyrus king of Persia, so that he made a proclamation throughout all his kingdom, and [put it] also in writing, saying,

Ezra 1:5

Then the heads of fathers' [houses] of Judah and Benjamin, and the priests, and the Levites, even all whose spirit God had stirred to go up rose up to build the house of the LORD which is in Jerusalem.

Galatians 3:2

I just want to learn this from you. Did you receive the Spirit by the works of the law, or by hearing of faith?

Galatians 3:3

Are you so foolish? Having begun in the Spirit, are you now completed in the flesh?

Galatians 3:5

He therefore who supplies the Spirit to you, and works miracles among you, does he do it by the works of the law, or by hearing of faith?

Galatians 3:14

that the blessing of Abraham might come on the Gentiles through Christ Jesus; that we might receive the promise of the Spirit through faith.

Galatians 4:6

And because you are children, God sent out the Spirit of his Son into your hearts, crying, "Abba, Father!"

Galatians 4:29

But as then, he who was born according to the flesh persecuted him who was born according to the Spirit, so also it is now.

Galatians 5:5

For we, through the Spirit, by faith wait for the hope of righteousness.

Galatians 5:16

But I say, walk by the Spirit, and you won't fulfill the lust of the flesh.

Galatians 5:17

For the flesh lusts against the Spirit, and the Spirit against the flesh; and these are contrary to one another, that you may not do the things that you desire.

Galatians 5:18

But if you are led by the Spirit, you are not under the law.

Galatians 5:22

But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faith,

Galatians 5:25

If we live by the Spirit, let's also walk by the Spirit.

Galatians 6:1

Brothers, even if a man is caught in some fault, you who are spiritual must restore such a one in a spirit of gentleness; looking to yourself so that you also aren't tempted.

Galatians 6:8

For he who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption. But he who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life.

Galatians 6:18

The grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with your spirit, brothers. Amen.

Genesis 1:2

Now the earth was formless and empty. Darkness was on the surface of the deep. God's Spirit was hovering over the surface of the waters.

Genesis 6:3

the LORD said, "My Spirit will not strive with man forever, because he also is flesh; yet will his days be one hundred twenty years."

Genesis 7:22

All in whose nostrils was the breath of the spirit of life, of all that was on the dry land, died.

Genesis 25:8

Abraham gave up the spirit, and died in a good old age, an old man, and full of years, and was gathered to his people.

Genesis 25:17

These are the years of the life of Ishmael: one hundred thirty-seven years. He gave up the spirit and died, and was gathered to his people.

Genesis 26:35

They grieved Isaac's and Rebekah's spirits.

Genesis 35:29

Isaac gave up the spirit, and died, and was gathered to his people, old and full of days. Esau and Jacob, his sons, buried him.

Genesis 41:8

It happened in the morning that his spirit was troubled, and he sent and called for all of Egypt's magicians and wise men. Pharaoh told them his dreams, but there was no one who could interpret them to Pharaoh.

Genesis 41:38

Pharaoh said to his servants, "Can we find such a one as this, a man in whom is the Spirit of God?"

Genesis 45:27

They told him all the words of Joseph, which he had said to them. When he saw the wagons which Joseph had sent to carry him, the spirit of Jacob, their father, revived.

Genesis 49:33

When Jacob made an end of charging his sons, he gathered up his feet into the bed, and yielded up the spirit, and was gathered to his people.

Haggai 1:14

the LORD stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua, the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people; and they came and worked on the house of the LORD of Armies, their God,

Haggai 2:5

This is the word that I covenanted with you when you came out of Egypt, and my Spirit lived among you. 'Don't be afraid.'

Hebrews 1:14

Aren't they all serving spirits, sent out to do service for the sake of those who will inherit salvation?

Hebrews 2:4

God also testifying with them, both by signs and wonders, by various works of power, and by gifts of the Holy Spirit, according to his own will?

Hebrews 3:7

Therefore, even as the Holy Spirit says, "Today if you will hear his voice,

Hebrews 4:12

For the word of God is living, and active, and sharper than any two-edged sword, and piercing even to the dividing of soul and spirit, of both joints and marrow, and is able to discern the thoughts and intentions of the heart.

Hebrews 6:4

For concerning those who were once enlightened and tasted of the heavenly gift, and were made partakers of the Holy Spirit,

Hebrews 9:8

The Holy Spirit is indicating this, that the way into the Holy Place wasn't yet revealed while the first tabernacle was still standing;

Hebrews 9:14

how much more will the blood of Christ, who through the eternal Spirit offered himself without blemish to God, cleanse your conscience from dead works to serve the living God?

Hebrews 10:15

The Holy Spirit also testifies to us, for after saying,

Hebrews 10:29

How much worse punishment, do you think, will he be judged worthy of, who has trodden under foot the Son of God, and has counted the blood of the covenant with which he was sanctified an unholy thing, and has insulted the Spirit of grace?

Hebrews 12:9

Furthermore, we had the fathers of our flesh to chasten us, and we paid them respect. Shall we not much rather be in subjection to the Father of spirits, and live?

Hebrews 12:23

to the general assembly and assembly of the firstborn who are enrolled in heaven, to God the Judge of all, to the spirits of just men made perfect,

Hosea 4:12

My people consult with their wooden idol, and answer to a stick of wood. Indeed the spirit of prostitution has led them astray, and they have been unfaithful to their God.

Hosea 5:4

Their deeds won't allow them to turn to their God; for the spirit of prostitution is within them, and they don't know the LORD.

Isaiah 4:4

when the Lord shall have washed away the filth of the daughters of Zion, and shall have purged the blood of Jerusalem from its midst, by the spirit of justice, and by the spirit of burning.

Isaiah 8:19

When they tell you, "Consult with those who have familiar spirits and with the wizards, who chirp and who mutter:" shouldn't a people consult with their God? Should they consult the dead on behalf of the living?

Isaiah 11:2

The Spirit of the LORD will rest on him: the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of counsel and might, the spirit of knowledge and of the fear of the LORD.

Isaiah 19:3

The spirit of Egypt will fail in its midst. I will destroy its counsel. They will seek the idols, the charmers, those who have familiar spirits, and the wizards.

Isaiah 19:14

the LORD has mixed a spirit of perverseness in the midst of her; and they have caused Egypt to go astray in all of its works, like a drunken man staggers in his vomit.

Isaiah 26:9

With my soul have I desired you in the night. Yes, with my spirit within me will I seek you earnestly; for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world learn righteousness.

Isaiah 28:6

and a spirit of justice to him who sits in judgment, and strength to those who turn back the battle at the gate.

Isaiah 29:4

You will be brought down, and will speak out of the ground. Your speech will mumble out of the dust. Your voice will be as of one who has a familiar spirit, out of the ground, and your speech will whisper out of the dust.

Isaiah 29:10

For the LORD has poured out on you a spirit of deep sleep, and has closed your eyes, the prophets; and he has covered your heads, the seers.

Isaiah 29:24

They also who err in spirit will come to understanding, and those who grumble will receive instruction."

Isaiah 30:1

"Woe to the rebellious children," says the LORD, "who take counsel, but not from me; and who make an alliance, but not with my Spirit, that they may add sin to sin,

Isaiah 31:3

Now the Egyptians are men, and not God; and their horses flesh, and not spirit. When the LORD stretches out his hand, both he who helps shall stumble, and he who is helped shall fall, and they all shall be consumed together.

Isaiah 32:15

Until the Spirit is poured on us from on high, and the wilderness becomes a fruitful field, and the fruitful field is considered a forest.

Isaiah 34:16

Search in the book of the LORD, and read: not one of these will be missing. none will lack her mate. For my mouth has commanded, and his Spirit has gathered them.

Isaiah 37:7

Behold, I will put a spirit in him and he will hear news, and will return to his own land. I will cause him to fall by the sword in his own land."'"

Isaiah 38:16

Lord, men live by these things; and my spirit finds life in all of them: you restore me, and cause me to live.

Isaiah 40:13

Who has directed the Spirit of the LORD, or has taught him as his counselor?

Isaiah 42:1

"Behold, my servant, whom I uphold; my chosen, in whom my soul delights-- I have put my Spirit on him. He will bring justice to the nations.

Isaiah 42:5

Thus says God the LORD, he who created the heavens and stretched them out, he who spread out the earth and that which comes out of it, he who gives breath to its people and spirit to those who walk in it.

Isaiah 44:3

For I will pour water on him who is thirsty, and streams on the dry ground. I will pour my Spirit on your seed, and my blessing on your offspring:

Isaiah 48:16

"Come near to me and hear this: "From the beginning I have not spoken in secret; from the time that it was, there am I." Now the Lord the LORD has sent me, with his Spirit.

Isaiah 54:6

For the LORD has called you as a wife forsaken and grieved in spirit, even a wife of youth, when she is cast off," says your God.

Isaiah 57:15

For thus says the high and lofty One who inhabits eternity, whose name is Holy: "I dwell in the high and holy place, with him also who is of a contrite and humble spirit, to revive the spirit of the humble, and to revive the heart of the contrite.

Isaiah 57:16

For I will not contend forever, neither will I be always angry; for the spirit would faint before me, and the souls who I have made.

Isaiah 59:21

"As for me, this is my covenant with them," says the LORD. "My Spirit who is on you, and my words which I have put in your mouth, shall not depart out of your mouth, nor out of the mouth of your seed, nor out of the mouth of your seed's seed," says the LORD, "from henceforth and forever."

Isaiah 61:1

The Spirit of the Lord the LORD is on me; because the LORD has anointed me to preach good news to the humble. He has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim liberty to the captives, and release to those who are bound;

Isaiah 61:3

to appoint to those who mourn in Zion, to give to them a garland for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they may be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the LORD, that he may be glorified.

Isaiah 63:10

But they rebelled, and grieved his holy Spirit: therefore he was turned to be their enemy, [and] himself fought against them.

Isaiah 63:11

Then he remembered the days of old, Moses [and] his people, [saying], Where is he who brought them up out of the sea with the shepherds of his flock? where is he who put his holy Spirit in the midst of them?

Isaiah 63:14

As the livestock that go down into the valley, the Spirit of the LORD caused them to rest; so you led your people, to make yourself a glorious name.

Isaiah 65:14

behold, my servants shall sing for joy of heart, but you shall cry for sorrow of heart, and shall wail for anguish of spirit.

Isaiah 66:2

For all these things has my hand made, and [so] all these things came to be," says the LORD: "but to this man will I look, even to him who is poor and of a contrite spirit, and who trembles at my word.

James 2:26

For as the body apart from the spirit is dead, even so faith apart from works is dead.

James 4:5

Or do you think that the Scripture says in vain, "The Spirit who lives in us yearns jealously"?

Jeremiah 15:9

She who has borne seven languishes; she has given up the spirit; her sun is gone down while it was yet day; she has been disappointed and confounded: and the residue of them will I deliver to the sword before their enemies, says the LORD.

Jeremiah 51:11

Make sharp the arrows; hold firm the shields: the LORD has stirred up the spirit of the kings of the Medes; because his purpose is against Babylon, to destroy it: for it is the vengeance of the LORD, the vengeance of his temple.

Job 3:11

"Why didn't I die from the womb? Why didn't I give up the spirit when my mother bore me?

Job 4:15

Then a spirit passed before my face. The hair of my flesh stood up.

Job 6:4

For the arrows of the Almighty are within me. My spirit drinks up their poison. The terrors of God set themselves in array against me.

Job 7:11

"Therefore I will not keep silent. I will speak in the anguish of my spirit. I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.

Job 10:12

You have granted me life and loving kindness. Your visitation has preserved my spirit.

Job 10:18

"'Why, then, have you brought me forth out of the womb? I wish I had given up the spirit, and no eye had seen me.

Job 11:20

But the eyes of the wicked shall fail. They shall have no way to flee. Their hope shall be the giving up of the spirit."

Job 13:19

Who is he who will contend with me? For then would I hold my peace and give up the spirit.

Job 14:10

But man dies, and is laid low. Yes, man gives up the spirit, and where is he?

Job 15:13

That you turn your spirit against God, and let such words go out of your mouth?

Job 17:1

"My spirit is consumed. My days are extinct, And the grave is ready for me.

Job 20:3

I have heard the reproof which puts me to shame. The spirit of my understanding answers me.

Job 26:4

To whom have you uttered words? Whose spirit came forth from you?

Job 26:13

By his Spirit the heavens are garnished. His hand has pierced the swift serpent.

Job 27:3

(For the length of my life is still in me, and the spirit of God is in my nostrils);

Job 32:8

But there is a spirit in man, and the breath of the Almighty gives them understanding.

Job 32:18

For I am full of words. The spirit within me constrains me.

Job 33:4

The Spirit of God has made me, and the breath of the Almighty gives me life.

Job 34:14

If he set his heart on himself, If he gathered to himself his spirit and his breath,

Joel 2:28

"It will happen afterward, that I will pour out my Spirit on all flesh; and your sons and your daughters will prophesy. Your old men will dream dreams. Your young men will see visions.

Joel 2:29

And also on the servants and on the handmaids in those days, I will pour out my Spirit.

1 John 3:24

He who keeps his commandments remains in him, and he in him. By this we know that he remains in us, by the Spirit which he gave us.

1 John 4:1

Beloved, don't believe every spirit, but test the spirits, whether they are of God, because many false prophets have gone out into the world.

1 John 4:2

By this you know the Spirit of God: every spirit who confesses that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is of God,

1 John 4:3

and every spirit who doesn't confess that Jesus Christ has come in the flesh is not of God, and this is the spirit of the Antichrist, of whom you have heard that it comes. Now it is in the world already.

1 John 4:6

We are of God. He who knows God listens to us. He who is not of God doesn't listen to us. By this we know the spirit of truth, and the spirit of error.

1 John 4:13

By this we know that we remain in him and he in us, because he has given us of his Spirit.

1 John 5:6

This is he who came by water and blood, Jesus Christ; not with the water only, but with the water and the blood. It is the Spirit who testifies, because the Spirit is the truth.

1 John 5:8

the Spirit, the water, and the blood; and the three agree as one.

John 1:32

John testified, saying, "I have seen the Spirit descending like a dove out of heaven, and it remained on him.

John 1:33

I didn't recognize him, but he who sent me to baptize in water, he said to me, 'On whomever you will see the Spirit descending, and remaining on him, the same is he who baptizes in the Holy Spirit.'

John 3:5

Jesus answered, "Most certainly I tell you, unless one is born of water and spirit, he can't enter into the Kingdom of God!

John 3:6

That which is born of the flesh is flesh. That which is born of the Spirit is spirit.

John 3:8

The wind blows where it wants to, and you hear its sound, but don't know where it comes from and where it is going. So is everyone who is born of the Spirit."

John 3:34

For he whom God has sent speaks the words of God; for God gives the Spirit without measure.

John 4:23

But the hour comes, and now is, when the true worshippers will worship the Father in spirit and truth, for the Father seeks such to be his worshippers.

John 4:24

God is spirit, and those who worship him must worship in spirit and truth."

John 6:63

It is the spirit who gives life. The flesh profits nothing. The words that I speak to you are spirit, and are life.

John 7:39

But he said this about the Spirit, which those believing in him were to receive. For the Holy Spirit was not yet given, because Jesus wasn't yet glorified.

John 11:33

When Jesus therefore saw her weeping, and the Jews weeping who came with her, he groaned in the spirit, and was troubled,

John 13:21

When Jesus had said this, he was troubled in spirit, and testified, "Most certainly I tell you that one of you will betray me."

John 14:17

the Spirit of truth, whom the world can't receive; for it doesn't see him, neither knows him. You know him, for he lives with you, and will be in you.

John 14:26

But the Counselor, the Holy Spirit, whom the Father will send in my name, he will teach you all things, and will remind you of all that I said to you.

John 15:26

"When the Counselor has come, whom I will send to you from the Father, the Spirit of truth, who proceeds from the Father, he will testify about me.

John 16:13

However when he, the Spirit of truth, has come, he will guide you into all truth, for he will not speak from himself; but whatever he hears, he will speak. He will declare to you things that are coming.

John 19:30

When Jesus therefore had received the vinegar, he said, "It is finished." He bowed his head, and gave up his spirit.

John 20:22

When he had said this, he breathed on them, and said to them, "Receive the Holy Spirit!

Joshua 2:11

As soon as we had heard it, our hearts melted, neither did there remain any more spirit in any man, because of you: for the LORD your God, he is God in heaven above, and on earth beneath.

Joshua 5:1

It happened, when all the kings of the Amorites, who were beyond the Jordan westward, and all the kings of the Canaanites, who were by the sea, heard how that the LORD had dried up the waters of the Jordan from before the children of Israel, until we had passed over, that their heart melted, neither was there spirit in them any more, because of the children of Israel.

Jude 1:19

These are they who cause divisions, and are sensual, not having the Spirit.

Jude 1:20

But you, beloved, keep building up yourselves on your most holy faith, praying in the Holy Spirit.

Judges 3:10

The Spirit of the LORD came on him, and he judged Israel; and he went out to war, and the LORD delivered Cushan Rishathaim king of Mesopotamia into his hand: and his hand prevailed against Cushan Rishathaim.

Judges 6:34

But the Spirit of the LORD came on Gideon; and he blew a trumpet; and Abiezer was gathered together after him.

Judges 9:23

God sent an evil spirit between Abimelech and the men of Shechem; and the men of Shechem dealt treacherously with Abimelech:

Judges 11:29

Then the Spirit of the LORD came on Jephthah, and he passed over Gilead and Manasseh, and passed over Mizpeh of Gilead, and from Mizpeh of Gilead he passed over to the children of Ammon.

Judges 13:25

The Spirit of the LORD began to move him in Mahaneh Dan, between Zorah and Eshtaol.

Judges 14:6

The Spirit of the LORD came mightily on him, and he tore him as he would have torn a young goat; and he had nothing in his hand: but he didn't tell his father or his mother what he had done.

Judges 14:19

The Spirit of the LORD came mightily on him, and he went down to Ashkelon, and struck thirty men of them, and took their spoil, and gave the changes [of clothing] to those who declared the riddle. His anger was kindled, and he went up to his father's house.

Judges 15:14

When he came to Lehi, the Philistines shouted as they met him: and the Spirit of the LORD came mightily on him, and the ropes that were on his arms became as flax that was burnt with fire, and his bands dropped from off his hands.

Judges 15:19

But God split the hollow place that is in Lehi, and water came out of it. When he had drunk, his spirit came again, and he revived: therefore its name was called En Hakkore, which is in Lehi, to this day.

Lamentations 1:19

I called for my lovers, [but] they deceived me: My priests and my elders gave up the spirit in the city, While they sought them food to refresh their souls.

Luke 1:15

For he will be great in the sight of the Lord, and he will drink no wine nor strong drink. He will be filled with the Holy Spirit, even from his mother's womb.

Luke 1:17

He will go before him in the spirit and power of Elijah, 'to turn the hearts of the fathers to the children,' and the disobedient to the wisdom of the just; to prepare a people prepared for the Lord."

Luke 1:35

The angel answered her, "The Holy Spirit will come on you, and the power of the Most High will overshadow you. Therefore also the holy one who is born from you will be called the Son of God.

Luke 1:41

It happened, when Elizabeth heard Mary's greeting, that the baby leaped in her womb, and Elizabeth was filled with the Holy Spirit.

Luke 1:47

My spirit has rejoiced in God my Savior,

Luke 1:67

His father, Zacharias, was filled with the Holy Spirit, and prophesied, saying,

Luke 1:80

The child was growing, and becoming strong in spirit, and was in the desert until the day of his public appearance to Israel.

Luke 2:25

Behold, there was a man in Jerusalem whose name was Simeon. This man was righteous and devout, looking for the consolation of Israel, and the Holy Spirit was on him.

Luke 2:26

It had been revealed to him by the Holy Spirit that he should not see death before he had seen the Lord's Christ.

Luke 2:27

He came in the Spirit into the temple. When the parents brought in the child, Jesus, that they might do concerning him according to the custom of the law,

Luke 2:40

The child was growing, and was becoming strong in spirit, being filled with wisdom, and the grace of God was upon him.

Luke 3:16

John answered them all, "I indeed baptize you with water, but he comes who is mightier than I, the latchet of whose sandals I am not worthy to loosen. He will baptize you in the Holy Spirit and fire,

Luke 3:22

and the Holy Spirit descended in a bodily form as a dove on him; and a voice came out of the sky, saying "You are my beloved Son. In you I am well pleased."

Luke 4:1

Jesus, full of the Holy Spirit, returned from the Jordan, and was led by the Spirit into the wilderness

Luke 4:14

Jesus returned in the power of the Spirit into Galilee, and news about him spread through all the surrounding area.

Luke 4:18

"The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has anointed me to preach good news to the poor. He has sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to proclaim release to the captives, recovering of sight to the blind, to deliver those who are crushed,

Luke 4:33

In the synagogue there was a man who had a spirit of an unclean demon, and he cried out with a loud voice,

Luke 4:36

Amazement came on all, and they spoke together, one with another, saying, "What is this word? For with authority and power he commands the unclean spirits, and they come out!"

Luke 6:18

as well as those who were troubled by unclean spirits, and they were being healed.

Luke 7:21

In that hour he cured many of diseases and plagues and evil spirits; and to many who were blind he gave sight.

Luke 8:2

and certain women who had been healed of evil spirits and infirmities: Mary who was called Magdalene, from whom seven demons had gone out;

Luke 8:29

For Jesus was commanding the unclean spirit to come out of the man. For the unclean spirit had often seized the man. He was kept under guard, and bound with chains and fetters. Breaking the bands apart, he was driven by the demon into the desert.

Luke 8:55

Her spirit returned, and she rose up immediately. He commanded that something be given to her to eat.

Luke 9:39

Behold, a spirit takes him, he suddenly cries out, and it convulses him so that he foams, and it hardly departs from him, bruising him severely.