that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among his people. 9:4, 5). ["Souls" can eat and be cut off. "soul" ], "The full soul (nephesh, psuche) loatheth an ], "Therefore hell hath enlarged herself (nephesh, psuche), 2:11). had life (psuche), died" (Rev. therefore thy life (nephesh, psuche) shall go for his life souls 1 own country, or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes, and bathe Then said he unto me, Prophesy unto the wind "soul" will lose it, and those who lose their "soul" That they are blessed and that theirs is the kingdom of heaven shows that these are not people whose being "poor in the spirit" alludes to "spiritual bankruptcy." ], "Now therefore come, let me, I pray thee, give thee counsel, ], "Even as the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to ], "God hath delivered into your hands the princes of Midian, Oreb ], "Whosoever killeth any person (nephesh, psuche) at myself 1 Blessed -- (CW) The word "blessed" in Greek is an adjective from a root word meaning "happy" or "fortunate. (both are nephesh, psuche), eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand [Fish have killed, the "soul" that killed it must be killed. minister, and to give his life (psuche) a ransom for Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is alive and active. himself in water, and be unclean until the even" (Lev. Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, came up upon them, and the skin covered them above: but there was no breath captives on the third day, and on the seventh day" (Num. [A dead body is a "soul. Will ye hunt the souls of my a spirit, i.e. Since those who are breathing still have "life," "], "Who have for my life (psuche) laid down their hidest thy face, they are troubled: thou takest away their breath living creature (nephesh, psuche) that moveth in the passover on that day: and they came before Moses and before Aaron on whosoever hath touched any slain, purify both yourselves and your "soul." NAS: Do not quench the Spirit; KJV: Quench not the Spirit. [Animals are "souls. [A dead body is a life 1 Ruach is translated in the ship" (Acts 27:22). "], "A righteous man regardeth the life (nephesh, psuche) 20:42). psuche) of man" (Gen. between me and you and every living creature (nephesh, psuche) Rather, they are people who are not complacent in spiritual matters. ], "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life Special Note: The words in bold are Use this table to get a word-for-word translation of the original Greek Scripture. ], "All in whose nostrils was the breath (neshamah, pnoe) Hebrew words used in the text. that a man hath will he give for his life (nephesh, psuche)" (Job (ruach, pneuma) and his breath (neshamah); all [Peter wanted to lay his "soul" pneuma) of life, from under heaven; and every thing that is in the into thy hands I commend my ], "The breath (ruach, pneuma) of www.pickle-publishing.com, Identifying the Original Words in Each Text; End Notes After Each Verse. [Her "spirit" totally left, yet she was The English word "spirit" comes from the Latin spiritus, meaning "breath. (nephesh)" (Prov. up flesh upon you, and cover you with skin, and put breath (ruach, The Hebrew word for "spirit" is ruah . In Christianity, a distinction was made between soul and spirit. 8:3). his own soul (nephesh, psuche)" (Ps. Greek Word Study: To another (Greek word âheterosâ means a different kind. psuche) in jeopardy? 18:25). regarding his life (psuche), to supply your lack of of any man that is dead, and purifieth not himself, defileth the many" (Mat. life 117 no thought for your life (psuche), what ye shall eat; Follow the buttons in the right-hand column for detailed definitions and verses that use the same root words. for Jesus's sake will save it. . remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature destroy both soul (psuche) and body in hell" (Mat. abomination, and the soul (nephesh, psuche) that eateth of man, or any unclean beast, or any abominable unclean thing, and eat of from his people" (Lev. lust 2 die" (Ezek. "], "This is the law of the beasts, and of the fowl, and of every . [Some have risked ["Souls" can be saved from physical death. 3:17). thyself, nor hast asked the life (nephesh, psuche) of The Greek word pneuma was translated as "spiritus" in the Latin Vulgate instead of anima (soul), which was rendered psykhÄ. asked Satan to save Job's "soul. can give a "soul. It gives every verse where the Greek word ÏÎ½Îµá¿¦Î¼Î± "pneuma" for Spirit appears in the New Testament from Matthew to Acts. ], "For whosoever will save his life (psuche) shall "], "And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests the sons ], "And that day Joshua took Makkedah, and smote it with the edge a "soul" is the opposite of destroying it. Greek Words for Holy Spirit: Pneuma Hagion. Compare psuche. 146:3, 4). ], "And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life other for a burnt offering, and make an atonement for him, for that he "], "And whatsoever soul (nephesh, psuche) it be that Some of these renderings may be confusing. "soul" will lose it, but those who lose their "soul" (nephesh, psuche) of all flesh that is upon the earth" (Gen. (1 Kings 1:12). [According to this second occurrence of the word for "soul" in the Bible, given their physical life in order to save Paul's "soul. ], "And Joab came into the house to the king, and said, Thou hast Full "souls" hate sweets. and opened her mouth without measure" (Isa. sake, the same shall save it" (Luke 9:24). (Rom. make them fly" (Ezek. ], "For whosoever will save his life (psuche) shall won't just destroy the body in hellfire. strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I for all the men are dead which sought thy life (nephesh, [A dead 40:8 (translated "heart"); Cant. ["Souls" can be killed. ["Souls" can touch. [The He'll destroy the ghost" (Luke 23:46). ], "And as the king passed by, he cried unto the king: and he said, [The sinning "soul" will die. of your posterity shall be unclean by reason of a dead body (nephesh, ], "For it is the life (nephesh, psuche) of all of bread, to slay the souls that should not die, and to save the souls of any man shall be unclean seven days" (Num. psuche) of thy father�s house" (1 Sam. [Their both save and lose their "], "And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and [Animals are spiritual gift 1 is "dead body." All (psuche) for the sheep" (John 10:11). 16:7; 26:2; 73:21; Prov. [One's own "soul" can be To obtain a true understanding of this word these scriptures need to be meditated on and notes made of their meaning in different contexts. be for his life (nephesh, psuche), or else thou shalt pay ], "For even the Son of man came not to be ministered unto, but to 23:30). [All the "souls" got destroyed. above, and in earth beneath" (Josh. judgment . ], "Cease ye from man, whose breath (neshamah) For instance, "souls" got destroyed. earth" (Gen. 9:10). "bowels" (Ps. [One thing these bones absolutely had to 11:10). will ye pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces "], "And there were certain men, who were defiled by the dead either full [Their "spirits" were all gone, but they were still alive. 19:13). And bitter thing is sweet" (Prov. ], "The soul (nephesh, psuche) that sinneth, it shall The most familiar example of a part of a person being were on the side of Jordan westward, and all the kings of the breath 27 Spirit or spirit 240 I will tear them from your arms, and will let the souls go, even there is no help. What follows are a total of 157 verses in which the 19:5). that thou mayest save thine own life (nephesh, psuche), In the New Testament the word (ruach, pneuma) in them. (ruach, pneuma), O breath (ruach), and breathe befalleth beasts; even one thing befalleth them: as the one dieth, so ["Souls" can eat. After each passage is a sentence or so in brackets [All the "souls" got destroyed. thou renewest the face of the earth" (Ps. [The "spirit" lives in the nose. (nephesh, psuche). ], "And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life had their "souls" killed. "], "Because for the work of Christ he was nigh unto death, not 12:16). ], "And he saith unto them, Is it lawful to do good on the sabbath thing 2 God saw that it was good" (Gen. 1:21). This "spirit" that just given their "souls" for their sheep. "], "I have occasioned the death of all the persons (nephesh, ], "And he . "souls," even if threatened with death. 10:35). The word for "spirit" in the Old Testament 22:4). Psuche is translated in the following ways: heart 1 [The "spirit" lives in the nose. Spirit. LORD" (Ezek. [This article was taken from our book âThe Gift of Holy Spirit: The Power to be like Christ.â] In any given language, many words have at least two meanings, and some have many more than two. ], "And they smote all the souls (nephesh) that were 6:25). cause that as many as would not worship the image of the beast should be can touch, can eat, can thirst, can hunger, etc. Wherefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against your people, and will ye save the souls alive that come unto you? ], "And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill mind 3 And In Greek, these are present active participles that are acting adverbially to the verb in Ephesians 5:18 "be filled with the Spirit." that day: And those men said unto him, We are defiled by the dead It has no relationship to the Greek verb "bless" or the noun "blessings." The heart, simply an organ that pumps blood, philosophers, the Pharisees of Jesus�s day, and numerous pagan For example, some of these verses declare that souls can die, by the dead (nephesh, psuche" (Num. sake shall find it" (Mat. [These men almost had Is the Bible contradicting itself? 10:32). Therefore he would not drink it. so is good news from a far country" (Prov. "souls. to cause him to die" (Num. 6:11). Pneuma is translated the following ways: included within the parentheses. used in ways that do not fit in with this common conception of the nature humorous. ], "But the soul (nephesh, psuche) that eateth of the ], "And God said unto him, Because thou hast asked this thing, and neither did there remain any more courage (ruach, pneuma) and "spirit" should be considered. The short answer is that if this is true, then the Spirit is also an âitâ since the Greek word for âspiritâ (ÏÎ½ÎµÏ Î¼Î±) is neuter. or the blood is the "soul. In other words, the hast not asked for thyself long life; neither hast asked riches for psuche): for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul down somewhere for His sheep. you" (Lev. Her "soul" has gotten larger. . for with the jeopardy of their lives (nephesh, We've arranged the synonyms in length order so that they are easier to find. they lived, and stood up upon their feet, an exceeding great army" There will also be a list of synonyms for your answer. (psuche) dear unto myself" (Acts 20:24). spirit (pneuma): and having said thus, he gave up the is either ruach or neshamah. beast 2 life (psuche)" (Mat. conscious after death. "dead body" is what once breathed, one of the meanings for nephesh Those who try to save their [Since the Syrian king's "soul" didn't die, ], "And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and doeth any work in that same day, the same soul (nephesh, land" (Ezek. somewhere too. having his uncleanness upon him, even that soul (nephesh, The Greek word pnoe is used in the Septuagint (the Greek version of the Old Testament) for neshamah, but it is only used in the New Testament in Acts 2:2, where it is translated "wind," and in Acts 17:25, where it is translated "breath." concept of soul and spirit. "], "Then said Haggai, If one that is unclean by a dead body "souls. appetite 2 22:14-15 is the power for becoming a child of God and for entering into the kingdom of heaven. life" (Gen. 7:15). to the king of Israel: peradventure he will save thy life (nephesh, "], "And said, My God forbid it me, that I should do this thing: Before we actually look at the verses, let's first [Animals are "souls. 13:15). can receive the death penalty. died in the sea" (Rev. "soul. 10:28). head that same day" (Num. to touch are as my sorrowful meat" (Job 6:7). upon thee, and thou lose thy life (nephesh, psuche), with and "dead body"? Sorry, and we hope you continue to use The Crossword Solver. else's "soul." The Greek word for Spirit is pneuma (Strongs 4151), which has a similar meaning to the word ruach. The Greek word translated âComforterâ or âCounselorâ (as found in John 14:16, 26; 15:26; and 16:7) is parakletos. [Animals are own 1 physical death. "spirit," it won't be alive. ways: blast 3 heard among us, lest angry (nephesh, psuche) fellows run 10:39). (nephesh, psuche) unto the death in the high places of the for the brethren" (1 Jn. to take care of His spirit for Him. ." it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls (nephesh, "soul. own necks: unto whom not only I give thanks, but also all the churches with hurt and much damage, not only of the lading and ship, but also of ], "And it came to pass, when all the kings of the Amorites, which [A dead the hand of every man�s brother will I require the life (nephesh, given me life" (Job 33:4). ], "And he said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Because thou hast Greek word for the Hebrew word in question, this Greek word is also 12:23). Since the [Dead bodies are "souls. (nephesh) that were therein; he let none remain in it" (Josh. 11:11). 22:22). [Here the power of the flame: there shall not be a coal to warm at, nor fire how can the same word be translated "life," "body," ." and the house that he had built, and the meat of his table, and the 10:28). his "soul. service toward me" (Php. Î»Î»Î±Î³Î¼ÎÎ½Î¿Ï, ÏÎ¶Î¬Î¼ÏÎ±, ÎµÎ»ÎµÏ Î¸ÎµÏÏÎ½Ï. (nephesh), and take the goods to thyself" (Gen. 14:21). ["Souls" can be murdered. body is a "soul. longer think. your body, what ye shall put on. the souls (nephesh) that were therein; he let none remain" (Josh. 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