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Today we use the Gregorian calendar from Pope Gregory; from the 1500’s

Today is January 20, 2018 - in the 21 Century


January -- Janus's month

Middle English Januarie
Januarius "of Janus"
Janu(s) "Janus" + -arius "ary (pertaining to)"
Januarius mensis "month of Janus"

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We are now in the 11th month of Yehovah, called Sh’vat,  שְׁבָט

Sebat in English – day 2

Zech.1 [7] Upon the four and twentieth day of the eleventh month, which is the month Sebatשְׁבָט


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The “soul” of mankind


Soul – 416 verses in TaNaKh, for “ Soul” – nephesh נֶפֶשׁ


Properly a breathing creature, a person, or spiritual inner being


Used widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental): - any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, desire, mind, mortality, one, own, person, pleasure, self…That which breathes, the breathing substance or being, soul, the inner being of man, living being (with life in the blood), the man himself, self, person or an individual…


Here is a list of the word “nephesh” wildly used with all it variants:




Total KJV Occurrences: 749

For the people that are interested in looking these up, look below:

soul, 416 - Gen_2:7, Gen_17:13-14 (2), Gen_19:20, Gen_27:4, Gen_27:19, Gen_27:25, Gen_27:31, Gen_34:3, Gen_34:8, Gen_35:18, Gen_42:21, Gen_49:6, Exo_12:15, Exo_12:19, Exo_30:12, Exo_31:14, Lev_4:2, Lev_5:1-2 (2), Lev_5:4, Lev_5:15, Lev_5:17, Lev_6:2, Lev_7:18, Lev_7:20-21 (4), Lev_7:25, Lev_7:27 (2), Lev_17:10-12 (3), Lev_17:15, Lev_19:8, Lev_20:6 (2), Lev_22:3, Lev_22:6, Lev_22:11, Lev_23:29-30 (3), Lev_26:11, Lev_26:15, Lev_26:30, Lev_26:43, Num_9:13, Num_11:6, Num_15:27-28 (2), Num_15:30-31 (3), Num_19:13, Num_19:20, Num_19:22, Num_21:4-5 (2), Num_30:2, Num_30:4-8 (6), Num_30:10-13 (4), Num_31:28, Deu_4:9, Deu_4:29, Deu_6:5, Deu_11:12-13 (2), Deu_11:18, Deu_12:15, Deu_12:20-21 (3), Deu_13:3, Deu_13:6, Deu_14:26 (2), Deu_26:16, Deu_30:2, Deu_30:6, Deu_30:10, Jos_22:5, Jdg_5:21, Jdg_16:16 (2), 1Sa_1:10, 1Sa_1:15, 1Sa_1:26, 1Sa_2:16, 1Sa_17:55, 1Sa_18:1 (3), 1Sa_20:3-4 (3), 1Sa_20:17, 1Sa_23:20, 1Sa_24:11, 1Sa_25:26, 1Sa_25:29 (2), 1Sa_26:21, 1Sa_30:6, 2Sa_4:9, 2Sa_5:8, 2Sa_11:11, 2Sa_14:19, 1Ki_1:29, 1Ki_2:4, 1Ki_8:48, 1Ki_11:37, 1Ki_17:21-22 (2), 2Ki_2:2, 2Ki_2:4, 2Ki_2:6, 2Ki_4:27, 2Ki_4:30, 2Ki_23:3, 2Ki_23:25, 1Ch_22:19, 2Ch_6:38, 2Ch_15:12, 2Ch_34:31, Job_3:20, Job_6:7, Job_7:11, Job_7:15, Job_9:21, Job_10:1 (2), Job_12:10, Job_14:22, Job_16:4, Job_19:2, Job_21:25, Job_23:13, Job_24:12, Job_27:2, Job_27:8, Job_30:16, Job_30:25, Job_31:30, Job_33:18, Job_33:20, Job_33:22, Job_33:28, Job_33:30, Psa_6:2-4 (3), Psa_7:2, Psa_7:5, Psa_11:1, Psa_11:5, Psa_13:2, Psa_16:10, Psa_17:13, Psa_19:7, Psa_22:20, Psa_22:29, Psa_24:3-4 (2), Psa_25:1, Psa_25:13, Psa_25:20, Psa_26:9, Psa_30:3, Psa_31:7, Psa_31:9, Psa_33:19-20 (2), Psa_34:2, Psa_34:22, Psa_35:3-4 (2), Psa_35:7, Psa_35:9, Psa_35:12-13 (2), Psa_35:17, Psa_40:14, Psa_41:4, Psa_42:1-2 (2), Psa_42:4-6 (3), Psa_42:11, Psa_43:5, Psa_44:25, Psa_49:8, Psa_49:15, Psa_49:18, Psa_54:3-4 (2), Psa_55:18, Psa_56:6, Psa_56:13, Psa_57:1, Psa_57:4, Psa_57:6, Psa_59:3, Psa_62:1, Psa_62:5, Psa_63:1, Psa_63:5, Psa_66:8-9 (3), Psa_66:16, Psa_69:1, Psa_69:10, Psa_69:18, Psa_70:2, Psa_71:10, Psa_71:13, Psa_71:23, Psa_72:14, Psa_74:19, Psa_77:2, Psa_78:50, Psa_86:2 (2), Psa_86:4 (2), Psa_86:13-14 (2), Psa_88:3, Psa_88:14, Psa_89:48, Psa_94:17, Psa_94:19, Psa_94:21, Psa_103:1-2 (2), Psa_103:22, Psa_104:1, Psa_104:35, Psa_106:15, Psa_107:5, Psa_107:9 (2), Psa_107:18, Psa_107:26, Psa_109:20, Psa_109:31, Psa_116:4, Psa_116:7-8 (2), Psa_119:20, Psa_119:25, Psa_119:28, Psa_119:81, Psa_119:109, Psa_119:129, Psa_119:167, Psa_119:175, Psa_120:2, Psa_121:6-7 (2), Psa_124:4-5 (3), Psa_124:7, Psa_130:5-6 (2), Psa_138:2-3 (2), Psa_139:14, Psa_141:8, Psa_142:4, Psa_142:7, Psa_143:3, Psa_143:6, Psa_143:8, Psa_143:11-12 (2), Psa_146:1, Pro_2:10, Pro_3:22, Pro_6:30, Pro_6:32, Pro_8:36, Pro_10:3, Pro_11:17, Pro_11:25, Pro_13:2, Pro_13:4 (2), Pro_13:19, Pro_13:25, Pro_15:32, Pro_16:17, Pro_16:24, Pro_18:7, Pro_19:2, Pro_19:8, Pro_19:15-16 (2), Pro_19:18, Pro_20:2, Pro_21:10, Pro_21:23, Pro_22:5, Pro_22:23, Pro_22:25, Pro_23:14, Pro_24:12, Pro_24:14, Pro_25:13, Pro_25:25, Pro_27:7 (2), Pro_29:10, Pro_29:17, Ecc_2:24 (2), Ecc_4:8, Ecc_6:2-3 (2), Ecc_7:28, Son_1:7, Son_3:1-4 (4), Son_5:6, Son_6:12, Isa_1:14, Isa_3:9, Isa_10:18, Isa_26:8-9 (2), Isa_29:8 (2), Isa_32:6, Isa_38:15, Isa_38:17, Isa_42:1, Isa_44:20, Isa_51:23, Isa_53:10-12 (3), Isa_58:2-3 (3), Isa_58:5, Isa_58:10-11 (3), Isa_61:10, Isa_66:3, Jer_4:10, Jer_4:19, Jer_4:31, Jer_5:9, Jer_5:29, Jer_9:8-9 (2), Jer_12:7, Jer_13:17, Jer_18:19-20 (2), Jer_20:13, Jer_31:12, Jer_31:14, Jer_31:25 (2), Jer_32:41, Jer_38:16-17 (2), Jer_38:20, Jer_50:19, Jer_51:6, Jer_51:45, Lam_1:11, Lam_1:16, Lam_2:12, Lam_3:17, Lam_3:20, Lam_3:24-25 (2), Lam_3:58, Eze_3:19, Eze_3:21, Eze_4:14, Eze_18:4 (3), Eze_18:20, Eze_18:27, Eze_24:21, Eze_33:5, Eze_33:9, Jon_2:4-5 (2), Mic_6:7 (2), Mic_7:1, Hab_2:4, Hab_2:10, Zec_11:8

life, 100 - Gen_9:4-5 (2), Gen_19:17, Gen_19:19, Gen_44:30 (3), Exo_4:19, Exo_21:23 (2), Exo_21:30, Lev_17:11, Lev_17:14 (3), Num_35:31, Deu_12:23 (2), Deu_19:21 (2), Deu_24:6, Jos_2:14, Jdg_9:17, Jdg_12:3, Jdg_18:25, Rth_4:15, 1Sa_19:5, 1Sa_19:11, 1Sa_20:1, 1Sa_22:23 (2), 1Sa_23:15, 1Sa_26:24 (2), 1Sa_28:9, 1Sa_28:21, 2Sa_1:9, 2Sa_4:8, 2Sa_14:7, 2Sa_16:11, 2Sa_18:13, 2Sa_19:5, 1Ki_1:12 (2), 1Ki_2:23, 1Ki_3:11, 1Ki_19:2-4 (4), 1Ki_19:10, 1Ki_19:14, 1Ki_20:31, 1Ki_20:39 (2), 1Ki_20:42 (2), 2Ki_1:13-14 (3), 2Ki_7:7, 2Ki_10:24 (2), 2Ch_1:11, Est_7:3, Est_7:7, Est_8:11, Job_2:4, Job_2:6, Job_6:11, Job_13:14, Job_31:39, Psa_31:13, Psa_38:12, Pro_1:19, Pro_6:26, Pro_7:23, Pro_12:10, Pro_13:3, Pro_13:8, Isa_43:4 (2), Jer_4:30, Jer_11:21, Jer_21:7, Jer_21:9, Jer_22:25, Jer_34:20-21 (2), Jer_38:2, Jer_38:16, Jer_39:18, Jer_44:30 (2), Jer_45:5, Jer_49:37, Lam_2:19, Eze_32:10, Jon_1:14, Jon_4:3

souls, 58 - Gen_12:5, Gen_46:15, Gen_46:18, Gen_46:22, Gen_46:25-27 (5), Exo_1:5 (2), Exo_12:4, Exo_30:15-16 (2), Lev_16:29, Lev_16:31, Lev_17:11, Lev_18:29, Lev_20:25, Lev_23:27, Lev_23:32, Num_16:38, Num_29:7, Num_30:9, Num_31:50, Jos_10:28, Jos_10:30, Jos_10:32, Jos_10:35, Jos_10:37 (2), Jos_10:39, Jos_11:11, Jos_23:14, 1Sa_25:29, Psa_72:13, Psa_97:10, Pro_11:30, Pro_14:25, Jer_2:34, Jer_6:16, Jer_26:19, Jer_44:7, Eze_7:19 (2), Eze_13:18-20 (8), Eze_14:14, Eze_14:20, Eze_18:4, Eze_22:25, Eze_22:27

lives, 18 - Gen_9:5, Jos_2:13, Jos_9:24, Jdg_5:18, Jdg_18:25, 2Sa_19:5 (3), 2Sa_23:17, 1Ch_11:19 (2), Est_9:16, Pro_1:18, Jer_19:7, Jer_19:9, Jer_46:26, Jer_48:6, Lam_5:9

persons, 16 - Gen_14:21, Gen_36:6, Exo_16:16, Lev_27:2, Num_19:18, Num_31:35, Num_31:40 (2), Num_31:46, Deu_10:22, 1Sa_22:22, Jer_52:29-30 (3), Eze_17:17, Eze_27:13

person, 14 - Num_5:6, Num_31:19, Num_35:11, Num_35:15, Num_35:30 (2), Deu_27:25, Jos_20:3, Jos_20:9, 2Sa_14:14, Pro_28:17, Jer_43:6, Eze_33:5-6 (2)

heart, 12 - Exo_23:9, Lev_26:16, Deu_24:15, 1Sa_2:33, 2Sa_3:21, Pro_23:7, Pro_28:25, Lam_3:51, Eze_25:6, Eze_25:15, Eze_27:31, Hos_4:8

mind, 11 - Gen_23:8 (2), Deu_18:6, Deu_28:65, 1Sa_2:35, 1Ch_28:9, Jer_15:1, Eze_23:17-18 (3), Eze_23:22, Eze_23:28

himself, 10 - 1Ki_19:4, Job_18:4, Job_22:2, Job_23:9, Job_32:2, Amo_2:14-15 (4), Amo_6:8

body, 9 - Lev_21:11, Num_9:6-7 (3), Num_19:10-11 (2), Num_19:13, Num_19:16, Hag_2:13

creature, 9 - Gen_1:21, Gen_1:24, Gen_2:19, Gen_9:10, Gen_9:12, Gen_9:15-16 (2), Lev_11:46 (2)

dead, 8 - Lev_19:28, Lev_21:1, Lev_22:4, Num_5:2, Num_6:11, Num_9:6-7 (2), Num_9:10

yourselves, 8 - Lev_11:43-44 (4), Deu_4:15, Jos_23:11, Jer_17:21, Jer_37:9

desire, 5 - Ecc_6:9 (2), Jer_22:27, Jer_44:14, Mic_7:3, Hab_2:5

man, 4 - Lev_24:16-17 (2), 2Ki_12:4, Isa_49:7

minds, 4 - 2Sa_17:8, 2Ki_9:15, Eze_24:25, Eze_36:5

pleasure, 4 - Deu_23:24, Psa_105:22, Jer_2:24, Jer_34:16

will, 4 - Deu_21:14, Psa_27:12, Psa_41:2, Eze_16:27

any, 3 - Lev_2:1, Lev_4:27, Deu_24:7

beast, 3 - Lev_24:18 (3)

themselves, 3 - Est_9:31, Isa_46:2, Isa_47:14

appetite, 2 - Pro_23:2, Ecc_6:7

ghost, 2 - Job_11:20, Jer_15:9

hearts, 2 - Pro_31:6, Jer_42:20

lust, 2 - Exo_15:9, Psa_78:18

thing, 2 - Lev_11:10, Eze_47:9

angry, 1 - Jdg_18:25

breath, 1 - Job_41:21

deadly, 1 - Psa_17:9

discontented, 1 - 1Sa_22:2

fish, 1 - Isa_19:10

greedy, 1 - Isa_56:10-11 (2)

heart’s, 1 - Psa_10:3

hearty, 1 - Pro_27:9

herself, 1 - Isa_5:14

men, 1 - 1Ch_5:21

mortally, 1 - Deu_19:11

myself, 1 - Psa_131:2

one, 1 - Lev_4:27

own, 1 - Pro_14:10

slay, 1 - Jer_40:14

slayeth, 1 - Deu_22:26

soul’s, 1 - Job_16:4

tablets, 1 - Isa_3:20

thyself, 1 - Est_4:13

would, 1 - Psa_35:25


The first instance of the word soul:

Gen.2 [7] And Lord Yehovah formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.

Gen.12 [5] And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.

A soul can be cut off from His people; if you break Yehovah’s covenant.

Gen.35 [18] And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Ben-oni: but his father called him Benjamin.

Gen.34 [3] And his soul clave unto Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spake kindly unto the damsel.

[8] And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.


There can be anguish of soul

souls can be numbered:

all the souls of his sons and his daughters were thirty and three

sixteen souls

souls were fourteen

all the souls were seven

all the souls were threescore and six

two souls

And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls:

souls can be cut off from Israel

Exod.30 [12] When thou takest the sum of the children of Israel after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul unto Yehovah, when thou numberest them; that there be no plague among them, when thou numberest them.

[15] The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, when they give an offering unto Yehovah, to make an atonement for your souls.[16] And thou shalt take the atonement money of the children of Israel, and shalt appoint it for the service of the tabernacle of the congregation; that it may be a memorial unto the children of Israel before Yehovah, to make an atonement for your souls.

Exod.31 [14] Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

Lev.5 - [1] And if a soul sin, and hear the voice of swearing, and is a witness, whether he hath seen or known of it; if he do not utter it, then he shall bear his iniquity.
[2] Or if a soul touch any unclean thing, whether it be a carcase of an unclean beast, or a carcase of unclean cattle, or the carcase of unclean creeping things, and if it be hidden from him; he also shall be unclean, and guilty.
[3] Or if he touch the uncleanness of man, whatsoever uncleanness it be that a man shall be defiled withal, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty.
[4] Or if a soul swear, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall pronounce with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.
[5] And it shall be, when he shall be guilty in one of these things, that he shall confess that he hath sinned in that thing:
[6] And he shall bring his trespass offering unto Yehovah for his sin which he hath sinned, a female from the flock, a lamb or a kid of the goats, for a sin offering; and the priest shall make an atonement for him concerning his sin.
[7] And if he be not able to bring a lamb, then he shall bring for his trespass, which he hath committed, two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, unto Yehovah; one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering.
[8] And he shall bring them unto the priest, who shall offer that which is for the sin offering first, and wring off his head from his neck, but shall not divide it asunder:
[9] And he shall sprinkle of the blood of the sin offering upon the side of the altar; and the rest of the blood shall be wrung out at the bottom of the altar: it is a sin offering.
[10] And he shall offer the second for a burnt offering, according to the manner: and the priest shall make an atonement for him for his sin which he hath sinned, and it shall be forgiven him.
[11] But if he be not able to bring two turtledoves, or two young pigeons, then he that sinned shall bring for his offering the tenth part of an ephah of fine flour for a sin offering; he shall put no oil upon it, neither shall he put any frankincense thereon: for it is a sin offering.
[12] Then shall he bring it to the priest, and the priest shall take his handful of it, even a memorial thereof, and burn it on the altar, according to the offerings made by fire unto Yehovah: it is a sin offering.
[13] And the priest shall make an atonement for him as touching his sin that he hath sinned in one of these, and it shall be forgiven him: and the remnant shall be the priest's, as a meat offering.
[14] And Yehovah spake unto Moses, saying,
[15] If a soul commit a trespass, and sin through ignorance, in the holy things of Yehovah; then he shall bring for his trespass unto Yehovah a ram without blemish out of the flocks, with thy estimation by shekels of silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for a trespass offering:
[16] And he shall make amends for the harm that he hath done in the holy thing, and shall add the fifth part thereto, and give it unto the priest: and the priest shall make an atonement for him with the ram of the trespass offering, and it shall be forgiven him.
[17] And if a soul sin, and commit any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of Yehovah; though he wist it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.
[18] And he shall bring a ram without blemish out of the flock, with thy estimation, for a trespass offering, unto the priest: and the priest shall make an atonement for him concerning his ignorance wherein he erred and wist it not, and it shall be forgiven him.
[19] It is a trespass offering: he hath certainly trespassed against Yehovah.

Lev.16 [29] And this shall be a statute for ever unto you: that in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, ye shall afflict your souls, and do no work at all, whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger that sojourneth among you:
[30] For on that day shall the priest make an atonement for you, to cleanse you, that ye may be clean from all your sins before Yehovah.
[31] It shall be a sabbath of rest unto you, and ye shall afflict your souls, by a statute for ever.

Lev.17 [10] And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among his people.[11] For the life of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul.[12] Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger that sojourneth among you eat blood.

[15] And every soul that eateth that which died of itself, or that which was torn with beasts, whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even: then shall he be clean.

Lev.20 [6] And the soul that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, and will cut him off from among his people.

[25] Ye shall therefore put difference between clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean: and ye shall not make your souls abominable by beast, or by fowl, or by any manner of living thing that creepeth on the ground, which I have separated from you as unclean.

Ezek.18 [4] Behold, all souls are mine; as the soul of the father, so also the soul of the son is mine: the soul that sinneth, it shall die

[20] The soul that sinneth, 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.

[21] But if the wicked will turn from all his sins that he hath committed, and keep all my statutes, and do that which is lawful and right, he shall surely live, he shall not die.
[22] All his transgressions that he hath committed, they shall not be mentioned unto him: in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live.
[23] Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die? saith the Lord YEHOVAH: and not that he should return from his ways, and live?
[24] But when the righteous turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and doeth according to all the abominations that the wicked man doeth, shall he live? All his righteousness that he hath done shall not be mentioned: in his trespass that he hath trespassed, and in his sin that he hath sinned, in them shall he die.
[25] Yet ye say, The way of Yehovah is not equal. Hear now, O house of Israel; Is not my way equal? are not your ways unequal?
[26] When a righteous man turneth away from his righteousness, and committeth iniquity, and dieth in them; for his iniquity that he hath done shall he die.
[27] Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul alive.
[28] Because he considereth, and turneth away from all his transgressions that he hath committed, he shall surely live, he shall not die.
[29] Yet saith the house of Israel, The way of the Lord is not equal. O house of Israel, are not my ways equal? are not your ways unequal?

[30] Therefore I will judge you, O house of Israel, every one according to his ways, saith the Lord YEHOVAH. Repent, and turn yourselves from all your transgressions; so iniquity shall not be your ruin.
[31] Cast away from you all your transgressions, whereby ye have transgressed; and make you a new heart and a new spirit: for why will ye die, O house of Israel?
[32] For I have no pleasure in the death of him that dieth, saith the Lord YEHOVAH: wherefore turn yourselves, and live ye.


Here are some instances in the Gospels and letters:

Also widely used, observe: I am only using this Greek word as “soul” here

G5590 ψυχή - psuchē - there are many variants of this word off the root

Total KJV Occurrences: 105

soul, 39 - Mat_10:28 (2), Mat_12:18, Mat_16:26 (2), Mat_26:37-38 (2), Mar_8:36-37 (2), Mar_12:30, Mar_14:33-34 (2), Luk_1:46, Luk_2:35, Luk_10:27, Luk_12:19-20 (3), Act_2:27 (2), Act_2:31, Act_2:43, Act_3:23, Act_4:32, Rom_2:9, Rom_13:1, 1Co_15:45, 2Co_1:23, 1Th_5:23, Heb_4:12, Heb_6:19, Heb_10:38-39 (2), Jas_5:20, 1Pe_2:11, 2Pe_2:8, 3Jn_1:2, Rev_16:3, Rev_18:14

life, 36 - Mat_2:20, Mat_6:25 (2), Mat_10:39 (2), Mat_16:25 (2), Mat_20:28, Mar_3:4, Mar_8:35 (2), Mar_10:45, Luk_6:9, Luk_9:24 (2), Luk_12:22-23 (2), Luk_14:26, Luk_17:33 (2), Joh_10:11, Joh_10:15, Joh_10:17, Joh_12:25 (2), Joh_13:37-38 (2), Joh_15:13, Act_20:10, Act_20:24, Act_27:22, Rom_16:3-4 (2), Php_2:30, 1Jn_3:16, Rev_8:9

souls, 19 - Mat_11:29, Luk_21:19, Act_2:41, Act_7:14, Act_14:22, Act_15:24, Act_27:37, 1Th_2:8, Heb_13:17, Jas_1:21, 1Pe_1:9, 1Pe_1:22, 1Pe_2:25, 1Pe_3:20, 1Pe_4:19, 2Pe_2:14, Rev_6:9, Rev_18:13, Rev_20:4

lives, 5 - Luk_9:56, Act_15:26, Act_27:10, 1Jn_3:16, Rev_12:11

minds, 2 - Heb_12:2-3 (2)

doubt, 1 - Joh_10:24

heart, 1 - Eph_6:6

heartily, 1 - Col_3:23

mind, 1 - Php_1:27


Yeshua said:

Matt.10 [28] And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell.

Matt.16[26] For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

Matt.22[37] Yeshua said unto him, Thou shalt love Yehovah thy Yehovah with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.

Matt.26 [38] Then saith he unto them, My soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me.

Mark.8 [36] For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?[37] Or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

Mark.12 [30] And thou shalt love Yehovah thy Yehovah with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.

[33] And to love him with all the heart, and with all the understanding, and with all the soul, and with all the strength, and to love his neighbour as himself, is more than all whole burnt offerings and sacrifices.

Luke.1 [46] And Mary said, My soul doth magnify Yehovah,

Luke.2 [35] (Yea, a sword shall pierce through thy own soul also,) that the thoughts of many hearts may be revealed.

Luke.12 [19] And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.[20] But Yehovah said unto him, Thou fool, this night thy soul shall be required of thee: then whose shall those things be, which thou hast provided?

Luke.21 [19] In your patience possess ye your souls.

Acts.2 [27] Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.

[31] He seeing this before spake of the resurrection of Messiah, that his soul was not left in hell, neither his flesh did see corruption.

[41] Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: and the same day there were added unto them about three thousand souls.

[43] And fear came upon every soul: and many wonders and signs were done by the apostles.

Acts.4 [32] And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul: neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.

Used in a numbering

Acts.7[14] Then sent Joseph, and called his father Jacob to him, and all his kindred, threescore and fifteen souls.

Acts.27 [37] And we were in all in the ship two hundred threescore and sixteen souls.

1Pet.3 [20] Which sometime were disobedient, when once the longsuffering of Yehovah waited in the days of Noah, while the ark was a preparing, wherein few, that is, eight souls were saved by water.


Acts.14 [22] Confirming the souls of the disciples, and exhorting them to continue in the faith, and that we must through much tribulation enter into the kingdom of Yehovah.

Rom.2 [9] Tribulation and anguish, upon every soul of man that doeth evil, of the Jew first, and also of the Gentile;

Rom.13 [1] Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of Yehovah: the powers that be are ordained of Yehovah.

1Cor.15 [45] And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul; the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.

1Thes.5 [23] And the very Yehovah of peace sanctify you wholly; and I pray Yehovah your whole spirit and soul and body be preserved blameless unto the coming of our Lord Yeshua Messiah.

Heb.4 [12] For the word of Yehovah is quick, and powerful, and sharper than any twoedged sword, piercing even to the dividing asunder of soul and spirit, and of the joints and marrow, and is a discerner of the thoughts and intents of the heart. [13] Neither is there any creature that is not manifest in his sight: but all things are naked and opened unto the eyes of him with whom we have to do.

Heb.10 [38] Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.[39] But we are not of them who draw back unto perdition; but of them that believe to the saving of the soul.

Heb.13 [17] Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.

Jas.1 [21] Wherefore lay apart all filthiness and superfluity of naughtiness, and receive with meekness the engrafted word, which is able to save your souls.

Jas.5 [20] Let him know, that he which converteth the sinner from the error of his way shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.

1Pet.1 [9] Receiving the end of your faith, even the salvation of your souls.

[22] Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:

1Pet.2 [11] Dearly beloved, I beseech you as strangers and pilgrims, abstain from fleshly lusts, which war against the soul;

[25] For ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.

1Pet.4 [19] Wherefore let them that suffer according to the will of Yehovah commit the keeping of their souls to him in well doing, as unto a faithful Creator.

2Pet.2 [8] (For that righteous man dwelling among them, in seeing and hearing, vexed his righteous soul from day to day with their unlawful deeds;)

[14] Having eyes full of adultery, and that cannot cease from sin; beguiling unstable souls: an heart they have exercised with covetous practices; cursed child

3John.1 [2] Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.

Rev.6 [9] And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of Yehovah, and for the testimony which they held:

Rev.16 [3] And the second angel poured out his vial upon the sea; and it became as the blood of a dead man: and every living soul died in the sea.

Rev.20 [4] And I saw thrones, and they sat upon them, and judgment was given unto them: and I saw the souls of them that were beheaded for the witness of Yeshua, and for the word of Yehovah, and which had not worshipped the beast, neither his image, neither had received his mark upon their foreheads, or in their hands; and they lived and reigned with Messiah a thousand years.


In closing:

Here is just a small list of the Hebrew and Greek word used for “soul”.

As you can see, these Hebrew and Greek words can be used in many ways.

As Yeshua put it, He said:

Matt.11 [29] Take My yoke upon you, and learn of Me; for I am meek and lowly in heart: and ye shall find rest unto your souls.

Shabbat shalom


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