#1. HEBREW WORD STUDIES on
נֶפֶשׁ (Htr. nephesh) meaning 'Soul' (Strong's 5315)
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- HEBREW OLD TESTAMENT
- #1.1 Hebrew Scriptures for נֶפֶשׁ (Htr. nephesh) meaning 'Soul' - Genesis to Ruth
- #1.2 Hebrew Scriptures for נֶפֶשׁ nephesh - 1 Samuel to Psalms
- Introduction 1.3
- #1.3 Hebrew Scriptures for נֶפֶשׁ nephesh - Proverbs to Malachi
- GREEK NEW TESTAMENT
- #2.1 Greek Scriptures for ψυχή (Gtr. psuche) meaning 'Soul'
This is a thorough bible study about the meaning of the Hebrew word נֶפֶשׁ, 'nephesh' translated 'soul', and gives every verse where the Hebrew word "nephesh" appears between Proverbs and Malachi. To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. This requires putting scriptures together where they seem to have a similar meaning, and then meditating even more. The truth will be revealed by the Holy Spirit, who has been given to guide us into all truth (John 16:13). Wherever this word nephesh appears in the Hebrew, the translation of it is highlighted with bold and yellow. In Hebrew the suffixes and some prepositions are added to the basic word to enhance the meaning, and where this has been done the meaning of the suffix or preposition has been included in highlighted text. Every blessing be to those who seek the truth of God's word.
Proverbs 1:18 And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk secretly for their own lives.
1:19 So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which takes away the life of the owners of it.
2:10 When wisdom enters into your heart and knowledge is pleasant to your soul;
3:22 So shall they be life to your soul, and grace to your neck.
6:16 These six things Yahweh hates: yes, seven are an abomination to him (Lit. his soul):
6:26 For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life.
6:30 Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul when he is hungry;
6:32 But whoever commits adultery with a woman lacks understanding: he who does it destroys his own soul.
7:23 Till a dart strikes through his liver; as a bird hastens to the snare, and does not know that it is for his life.
8:36 But he who sins against me wrongs his own soul: all those who hate me love death.
10:3 Yahweh will not suffer the soul of the righteous to famish: but he casts away the substance of the wicked.
11:17 The merciful man does good to his own soul: but he who is cruel troubles his own flesh.
11:25 The liberal soul shall be made fat: and he who waters shall be watered also himself.
11:30 The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he who wins souls is wise.
12:10 A righteous man regards the life of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
13:2 A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul of the transgressors shall eat violence.
13:3 He who keeps his mouth keeps his life: but he who opens wide his lips shall have destruction.
13:4 The soul of the sluggard desires, and has nothing: but the soul of the diligent shall be made fat.
13:8 The ransom of a man's life are his riches: but the poor does not hear rebuke.
13:19 The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.
13:25 The righteous eats to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want.
14:10 The heart knows his own bitterness (Lit. the bitterness of his soul; and a stranger does not intermeddle with his joy.
14:25 A true witness delivers souls: but a deceitful witness speaks lies.
15:32 He who refuses instruction despises his own soul: but he who hears reproof gets understanding.
16:17 The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he who keeps his way preserves his soul.
16:24 Pleasant words are as a honeycomb, sweet to the soul, and health to the bones.
16:26 He (Lit. The soul of him) who labours, labours for himself; for his mouth craves it of him.
18:7 A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul.
Proverbs 19:2 Also, that the soul be without knowledge, it is not good; and he who hastens with his feet sins.
19:8 He who gets wisdom loves his own soul: he who understands shall find good.
19:15 Slothfulness casts into a deep sleep; and an idle soul shall suffer hunger.
19:16 He who keeps the commandment keeps his own soul; but he who despises his ways shall die.
19:18 Chasten your son while there is hope, and do not let your soul spare for his crying.
20:2 The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoever provokes him to anger sins against his own soul.
21:10 The soul of the wicked desires evil: his neighbour finds no favour in his eyes.
21:23 Whoever keeps his mouth and his tongue keeps his soul from troubles.
22:25 Lest you learn his ways, and get a snare to your soul.
23:2 And put a knife to your throat, if you are a man given to appetite (Lit. master of a soul).
23:7 For as he thinks in his heart, so is he: Eat and drink, says he to you; but his heart is not with you.
23:14 You shall beat him with the rod, and shall deliver his soul from hell.
24:12 If you say, Behold, we did not know it; does not he who ponders the heart consider it? and he who keeps your soul, does he not know it? and shall he not render to every man according to his works?
24:13 My son, eat you honey, because it is good; and the honeycomb, which is sweet to your taste:
24:14 So shall the knowledge of wisdom be to your soul: when you have found it, then there shall be a reward, and your expectation shall not be cut off.
25:13 As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to those who send him: for he refreshes the soul of his masters.
25:25 As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.
27:7 The full soul loathes a honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet.
27:9 Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so does the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty counsel (Lit. the counsel of the soul).
28:17 A man that does violence to the blood of any person shall flee to the pit; let no man prevent him.
25 He who is of a proud heart stirs up strife: but he who puts his trust in Yahweh shall be made fat.
29:10 The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul.
29:17 Correct your son and he shall give you rest; yes, he shall give delight to your soul.
29:24 Whoever is partner with a thief hates his own soul: he hears cursing, and does not betray it.
31:6 Give strong drink to him who is ready to perish, and wine to those who are of heavy hearts.
Ecclesiastes 2:24 There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.
4:8 There is one alone, and there is not a second; yes, he has neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither says he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yes, it is a sore travail.
6:2 A man to whom God has given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he lacks nothing for his soul of all that he desires, yet God does not give him power to eat of it, but a stranger eats it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.
6:3 If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul is not filled with good, and also that he have no burial; I say, that an untimely birth is better than he.
6:7 All the labour of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite is not filled.
6:9 Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
7:28 Which yet my soul seeks, but I do not find: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.
Song of Solomon 1:7 Tell me, O you whom my soul loves, where do you feed, where do you make your flock to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turns aside by the flocks of your companions?
3:1 By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loves: I sought him, but I did not find him.
3:2 I will rise now, and go about the city in the streets, and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loves: I sought him, but I did not find him.
3:3 The watchmen who go about the city found me: to whom I said, Did you see him whom my soul loves?
3:4 It was but a little that I passed from them, but I found him whom my soul loves: I held him, and would not let him go, until I had brought him into my mother's house, and into the chamber of her that conceived me.
5:6 I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spoke: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.
6:12 Or ever I was aware, my soul made me like the chariots of Amminadib.
Isaiah 1:14 Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hates: they are a trouble to me; I am weary to bear them.
3:9 The show of their countenance witnesses against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they do not hide it. Woe to their soul! for they have rewarded evil to themselves.
3:20 The bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs, and the headbands, and the tablets (Lit. houses of the soul), and the earrings,
5:14 Therefore hell has enlarged herself (Lit. her soul), and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he who rejoices, shall descend into it.
10:18 And shall consume the glory of his forest, and of his fruitful field, both soul and body: and they shall be as when a standard bearer faints.
15:4 And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shall be heard even to Jahaz: therefore the armed soldiers of Moab shall cry out; his life shall be grievous to him.
19:10 And they shall be broken in the purposes of it, all that make reward shall be grieved in soul.
26:8 Yes, in the way of your judgments, O Yahweh, have we waited for you; the desire of our soul is to your name, and to the remembrance of you.
26:9 With my soul have I desired you in the night; yes, with my spirit within me will I seek you early: for when your judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.
29:8 It shall even be as when an hungry man dreams, and, behold, he eats; but he awakes, and his soul is empty: or as when a thirsty man dreams, and, behold, he drinks; but he awakes, and, behold, he is faint, and his soul has appetite: so shall the multitude of all the nations be, that fight against mount Zion.
32:6 For the vile person will speak villainy, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and to utter error against Yahweh, to make empty the soul of the hungry, and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.
38:15 What shall I say? he has both spoken to me, and he himself has done it: I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.
38:17 Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but you have in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for you have cast all my sins behind your back.
42:1 Behold my servant, whom I uphold; my elect, in whom my soul delights; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.
43:4 Since you were precious in my sight, you have been honourable, and I have loved you: therefore will I give men for you, and people for your life.
Isaiah 44:20 He feeds on ashes: a deceived heart has turned him aside, so that he cannot deliver his soul, nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?
46:2 They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves (Lit. their soul) are gone into captivity.
47:14 Behold, they shall be as stubble; the fire shall burn them; they shall not deliver themselves (Lit. their soul) from the power of the flame: there shall not be a coal to warm at, nor fire to sit before it.
49:7 Thus says Yahweh, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man despises (Lit. the despised of soul), to him whom the nation abhors, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of Yahweh that is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose you.
51:23 But I will put it into the hand of those who afflict you; which have said to your soul, Bow down that we may go over: and you have laid your body as the ground, and as the street, to those who went over.
53:10 Yet it pleased Yahweh to bruise him; he has put him to grief: when you shall make his soul an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of Yahweh shall prosper in his hand.
53:11 He shall see of the travail of his soul, and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.
53:12 Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he has poured out his soul to death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bore the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.
55:2 Why do you spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which does not satisfy? hearken diligently to me, and eat you that which is good, and let your soul delight itself in fatness.
55:3 Incline your ear, and come to me: hear, and your soul shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.
56:11 Yes, they are greedy (Lit. strong of soul) dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.
58:3 Why have we fasted, say they, and you do not see? why have we afflicted our soul, and you take no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast you find pleasure, and exact all your labours.
58:4 Behold, you fast for strife and debate, and to smite with the fist of wickedness: you shall not fast as you do this day, to make your voice to be heard on high.
58:5 Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? will you call this a fast, and an acceptable day to Yahweh?
58:10 And if you draw out your soul to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; then shall your light rise in obscurity, and your darkness will be as the noonday:
58:11 And Yahweh shall guide you continually, and satisfy your soul in drought, and make fat your bones: and you shall be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters do not fail.
61:10 I will greatly rejoice in Yahweh, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he has clothed me with the garments of salvation, he has covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decks himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorns herself with her jewels.
66:3 He who kills an ox is as if he slew a man; he who sacrifices a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; he who offers an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; he who burns incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yes, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul delights in their abominations.
Jeremiah 2:24 A wild ass used to the wilderness, that snuffs up the wind at her pleasure (Lit. the desire of her soul); in her occasion who can turn her away? all those who seek her will not weary themselves; in her month they shall find her.
2:34 Also in your skirts is found the blood of the souls of the poor innocents: I have not found it by secret search, but upon all these.
3:11 And Yahweh said to me, The backsliding Israel has justified herself (Lit. her soul) more than treacherous Judah.
4:10 Then said I, Ah, Lord Yahweh! surely you have greatly deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying, You shall have peace; whereas the sword reaches to the soul.
4:19 My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart makes a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because you have heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.
4:30 And when you are spoiled, what will you do? Though you clothe yourself with crimson, though you put on ornaments of gold, though you enlarge your eyes with paint, in vain shall you make yourself fair; your lovers will despise you, they will seek your life.
4:31 For I have heard a voice as of a woman in travail, and the anguish as of her that brings forth her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion, who bewails herself, who spreads her hands, saying, Woe is me now! for my soul is wearied because of murderers.
5:9 Shall I not visit for these things? says Yahweh: and shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
6:8 Be you instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from you; lest I make you desolate, a land not inhabited.
6:16 Thus says Yahweh, Stand you in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk in it, and you shall find rest for your souls. But they said, We will not walk in it.
9:9 (8) Shall I not visit them for these things? says Yahweh: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
11:21 Therefore thus says Yahweh of the men of Anathoth, that seek your life, saying, Do not prophesy in the name of Yahweh, that you do not die by our hand:
12:7 I have forsaken my house, I have left my heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.
13:17 But if you will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places for your pride; and my eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because Yahweh's flock is carried away captive.
14:19 Have you utterly rejected Judah? has your soul loathed Zion? why have you smitten us, and there is no healing for us? we looked for peace, and there is no good; and for the time of healing, and behold trouble!
15:1 Then said Yahweh to me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind could not be toward this people: cast them out of my sight, and let them go forth.
15:9 She who has borne seven languishes: she has breathed out her life; her sun is gone down while it was yet day: she has been ashamed and confounded: and the residue of them will I deliver to the sword before their enemies, says Yahweh.
17:21 Thus says Yahweh; Take heed to yourselves, and do not bear a burden on the Sabbath day, nor bring it in by the gates of Jerusalem;
18:20 Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have dug a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before you to speak good for them, and to turn away your wrath from them.
19:7 And I will make void the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place; and I will cause them to fall by the sword before their enemies, and by the hands of those who seek their lives: and their carcases will I give to be meat for the fowls of the heaven, and for the beasts of the earth.
19:9 And I will cause them to eat the flesh of their sons and the flesh of their daughters, and they shall eat every one the flesh of his friend in the siege and straightness, with which their enemies, and those who seek their lives, shall straiten them.
Jeremiah 20:13 Sing to Yahweh, praise you Yahweh: for he has delivered the soul of the poor from the hand of evildoers.
21:7 And afterward, says Yahweh, I will deliver Zedekiah king of Judah, and his servants, and the people, and such as are left in this city from the pestilence, from the sword, and from the famine, into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of those who seek their life: and he shall smite them with the edge of the sword; he shall not spare them, neither have pity, nor have mercy.
21:9 He who remains in this city shall die by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he who goes out, and falls to the Chaldeans that besiege you, he shall live, and his life shall be to him for a prey.
22:25 And I will give you into the hand of those who seek your life, and into the hand of them whose face you fear, even into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of the Chaldeans.
22:27 But to the land to which they desire (Lit. lift up their soul) to return, there shall they not return.
26:19 Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him at all to death? did he not fear Yahweh, and besought Yahweh, and Yahweh repented him of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Thus might we procure great evil against our souls.
31:12 Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of Yahweh, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.
31:14 And I will satiate the soul of the priests with fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, says Yahweh.
31:25 For I have satiated the weary soul, and I have replenished every sorrowful soul.
32:41 Yes, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly with my whole heart and with my whole soul.
34:16 But you turned and polluted my name, and caused every man his servant, and every man his handmaid, whom you had set at liberty at their pleasure, to return, and brought them into subjection, to be to you for servants and for handmaids.
34:20 I will even give them into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of those who seek their life: and their dead bodies shall be for meat for the fowls of the heaven, and to the beasts of the earth.
34:21 And Zedekiah king of Judah and his princes will I give into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of those who seek their life, and into the hand of the king of Babylon's army, which are gone up from you.
37:9 Thus says Yahweh; Do not deceive yourselves, saying, The Chaldeans shall surely depart from us: for they shall not depart.
38:2 Thus says Yahweh, He who remains in this city shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he who goes out to the Chaldeans shall live; for he shall have his life for a prey, and shall live.
38:16 So Zedekiah the king swore secretly to Jeremiah, saying, As Yahweh lives, that made us this soul, I will not put you to death, neither will I give you into the hand of these men that seek your life.
38:17 Then said Jeremiah to Zedekiah, Thus says Yahweh, the God of hosts, the God of Israel; If you will assuredly go forth to the king of Babylon's princes, then your soul shall live, and this city shall not be burned with fire; and you shall live, and your house:
38:20 But Jeremiah said, They shall not deliver you. Obey, I beseech you, the voice of Yahweh, which I speak to you: so it shall be well to you, and your soul shall live.
39:18 For I will surely deliver you, and you shall not fall by the sword, but your life shall be for a prey to you: because you have put your trust in me, says Yahweh.
40:14 And said to him, Do you certainly know that Baalis the king of the Ammonites has sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah to slay you (Lit. strike your soul)? But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam did not believe them.
40:15 Then Johanan the son of Kareah spoke to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Let me go, I pray you, and I will slay Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no man shall know it: why should he slay you, that all the Jews who are gathered to you should be scattered, and the remnant in Judah perish?
Jeremiah 42:20 For you dissembled in your hearts, when you sent me to Yahweh your God, saying, Pray for us to Yahweh our God; and according to all that Yahweh our God shall say, so declare to us, and we will do it.
43:6 Even men, and women, and children, and the king's daughters, and every person that Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had left with Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Jeremiah the prophet, and Baruch the son of Neriah.
44:7 Therefore now thus says Yahweh, the God of hosts, the God of Israel; Why do you commit this great evil against your souls, to cut off from you man and woman, child and suckling, out of Judah, to leave you none to remain;
44:14 So that none of the remnant of Judah, which are gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall escape or remain, that they should return into the land of Judah, to the which they have a desire (Lit. lift up their soul) to return to dwell there: for none shall return but such as shall escape.
44:30 Thus says Yahweh; Behold, I will give Pharaoh-Hophra king of Egypt into the hand of his enemies, and into the hand of those who seek his life; as I gave Zedekiah king of Judah into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, his enemy, and that sought his life.
45:5 And do you seek great things for yourself? Do not seek them: for, behold, I will bring evil upon all flesh, says Yahweh: but your life will I give to you for a prey in all places where you go.
46:26 And I will deliver them into the hand of those who seek their lives, and into the hand of Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of his servants: and afterward it shall be inhabited, as in the days of old, says Yahweh.
48:6 Flee, save your lives, and be like the heath in the wilderness.
49:37 For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before those who seek their life: and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, says Yahweh; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:
50:19 And I will bring Israel again to his habitation, and he shall feed on Carmel and Bashan, and his soul shall be satisfied upon mount Ephraim and Gilead.
51:6 Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and deliver every man his soul: be not cut off in her iniquity; for this is the time of Yahweh's vengeance; he will render to her a recompense.
51:14 Yahweh of hosts has sworn by himself (Lit. his soul), saying, Surely I will fill you with men, as with caterpillars; and they shall lift up a shout against you.
51:45 My people, go you out of the midst of her, and deliver you every man his soul from the fierce anger of Yahweh.
52:29 In the eighteenth year of Nebuchadnezzar he carried away captive from Jerusalem eight hundred thirty and two persons:
52:30 In the three and twentieth year of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard carried away captive of the Jews seven hundred forty and five persons: all the persons were four thousand and six hundred.
Lamentations 1:11 All her people sigh, they seek bread; they have given their pleasant things for meat to relieve the soul: see, O Yahweh, and consider; for I am become vile.
1:16 For these things I weep; my eye, my eye runs down with water, because the comforter that should relieve my soul is far from me: my children are desolate, because the enemy prevailed.
1:19 I called for my lovers, but they deceived me: my priests and my elders died in the city, while they sought their meat to relieve their souls.
2:12 They say to their mothers, Where is corn and wine? when they swooned as the wounded in the streets of the city, when their soul was poured out into their mothers' bosom.
2:19 Arise, cry out in the night: in the beginning of the watches pour out your heart like water before the face of Yahweh: lift up your hands toward him for the life of your young children, who faint for hunger in the top of every street.
3:17 And you have removed my soul far off from peace: I forgot prosperity.
3:20 My soul has them still in remembrance, and is humbled in me.
3:24 Yahweh is my portion, says my soul; therefore will I hope in him.
3:25 Yahweh is good to those who wait for him, to the soul that seeks him.
3:51 My eye affects my heart because of all the daughters of my city.
3:58 O Lord, you have pleaded the causes of my soul; you have redeemed my life.
5:9 We got our bread with risk of our lives because of the sword of the wilderness.
Ezekiel 1:19 Yet if you warn the wicked, and he does not turn from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but you have delivered your soul.
1:21 Nevertheless if you warn the righteous man, that the righteous does not sin, and he does not sin, he shall surely live, because he has been warned; also you have delivered your soul.
4:14 Then said I, Ah Lord Yahweh! behold, my soul has not been polluted: for from my youth up even till now I have not eaten of that which dies of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither did their abominable flesh come into my mouth.
7:19 They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of Yahweh: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels: because it is the stumbling-block of their iniquity.
13:18 And say, Thus says the Lord Yahweh; Woe to the women that sew pillows to all armholes, and make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature to hunt souls! Will you hunt the souls of my people, and will you save the souls alive that come to you?
13:19 And will you pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that hear your lies?
13:20 Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh; Behold, I am against your pillows, with which you there hunt the souls to make them fly, and I will tear them from your arms, and will let the souls go, even the souls that you hunt to make them fly.
14:14 Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, says the Lord Yahweh.
14:20 Though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, as I live, says the Lord Yahweh, they shall deliver neither son nor daughter; they shall but deliver their own souls by their righteousness.
16:5 No eye pitied you, to do any of these to you, to have compassion upon you; but you were cast out in the open field, to the loathing of your person, in the day that you were born.
16:27 Behold, therefore I have stretched out my hand over you, and have diminished your ordinary food, and delivered you to the will of those who hate you, the daughters of the Philistines, which are ashamed of your lewd way.
17:17 Neither shall Pharaoh with his mighty army and great company make for him in the war, by casting up mounts, and building forts, to cut off many persons:
18:4 Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul who sins, it shall die.
18:20 The soul who sins, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father; neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.
18:27 Again, when the wicked man turns away from his wickedness that he has committed, and does that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
22:25 There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst of it, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst of it.
22:27 Her princes in the midst of it are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, to get dishonest gain.
23:17 And the Babylonians came to her into the bed of love, and they defiled her with their fornication, and she was polluted with them, and her mind was alienated from them.
23:18 So she discovered her fornications, and discovered her nakedness: then my mind was alienated from her, like as my mind was alienated from her sister.
23:22 Therefore, O Aholibah, thus says the Lord Yahweh; Behold, I will raise up your lovers against you, from whom your mind is alienated, and I will bring them against you on every side;
23:28 For thus says the Lord Yahweh; Behold, I will deliver you into the hand of them whom you hate, into the hand of them from whom your mind is alienated:
24:21 Speak to the house of Israel, Thus says the Lord Yahweh; Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the excellence of your strength, the desire of your eyes, and that which your soul pities; and your sons and your daughters whom you have left shall fall by the sword.
24:25 Also, you son of man, shall it not be in the day when I take from them their strength, the joy of their glory, the desire of their eyes, and that upon which they set their minds, their sons and their daughters,
25:6 For thus says the Lord Yahweh; Because you have clapped your hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced in heart with all your despite against the land of Israel;
25:15 Thus says the Lord Yahweh; Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with a despiteful heart, to destroy it for the old hatred;
27:13 Javan, Tubal, and Meshech, they were your merchants: they traded the persons of men and vessels of brass in your market.
27:31 And they shall make themselves utterly bald for you, and gird them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for you with bitterness of heart and bitter wailing.
32:10 Yes, I will make many people amazed at you, and their kings shall be horribly afraid for you, when I shall brandish my sword before them; and they shall tremble at every moment, every man for his own life, in the day of your fall.
33:5 He heard the sound of the trumpet, and did not take warning; his blood shall be upon him. But he who takes warning shall deliver his soul.
33:6 But if the watchman see the sword come, and does not blow the trumpet, and the people are not warned; if the sword come, and take any person from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at the watchman's hand.
33:9 Nevertheless, if you warn the wicked of his way to turn from it; if he does not turn from his way, he shall die in his iniquity; but you have delivered your soul.
36:5 Therefore thus says the Lord Yahweh; Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the remainder of the heathen, and against all Idumea, who have appointed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds, to cast it out for a prey.
47:9 And it shall come to pass, that every thing that lives, which moves, wherever the rivers shall come, shall live: and there shall be a very great multitude of fish, because these waters shall come there: for they shall be healed; and everything shall live where the river comes.
Hosea 4:8 They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart on their iniquity.
9:4 They shall not offer wine offerings to Yahweh, neither shall they be pleasing to him: their sacrifices shall be to them as the bread of mourners; all that eat of it shall be polluted: for their bread for their soul shall not come into the house of Yahweh.
Amos 2:14 Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself:
2:15 Neither shall he stand who handles the bow; and he who is swift of foot shall not deliver himself: neither shall he who rides the horse deliver himself.
6:8 The Lord Yahweh has sworn by himself, says Yahweh the God of hosts, I abhor the excellence of Jacob, and hate his palaces: therefore will I deliver up the city with all that is in it.
Jonah 1:14 Therefore they cried to Yahweh, and said, We beseech you, O Yahweh, we beseech you, do not let us perish for this man's life, and do not lay upon us innocent blood: for you, O Yahweh, have done as it pleased you.
2:5 (6) The waters enclosed around me, even to the soul: the depth closed around me, the weeds were wrapped around my head.
2:7 (8) When my soul fainted within me I remembered Yahweh: and my prayer came in to you, into your holy temple.
4:3 Therefore now, O Yahweh, take, I beseech you, my life from me; for it is better for me to die than to live.
4:8 And it came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.
Micah 6:7 Will Yahweh be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?
7:1 Woe is me! for I am as when they have gathered the summer fruits, as the grape gleanings of the vintage: there is no cluster to eat: my soul desired the first ripe fruit.
7:3 That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asks, and the judge asks for a reward; and the great man, he utters his mischievous desire (Lit. the mischief of his soul): so they wrap it up.
Habakkuk 2:4 Behold, his soul which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
2:5 Yes also, because he transgresses by wine, he is a proud man, neither keeps at home, who enlarges his desire as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathers to him all nations, and heaps to him all people:
2:10 You have consulted shame to your house by cutting off many people, and have sinned against your soul.
Haggai 2:13 Then said Haggai, If one that is unclean by a dead body touch any of these, shall it be unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean.
Zechariah 11:8 Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; and my soul loathed them, and their soul also abhorred me.
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