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נֶפֶשׁ 'nephesh' meaning 'Soul' Strong's 5315 Genesis to Deuteronomy

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Introduction 1.1

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 Genesis and Deuteronomy. 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 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.

#1.1 Scriptures for נֶפֶשׁ 'nephesh' meaning 'Soul' Strong's 5315 - Genesis to Deuteronomy

Genesis 1:20 And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that has life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.
1:21 And God created great whales, and every living creature that moves, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
1:24 And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
1:30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to everything that creeps upon the earth, in which there is life (Lit. a living soul), I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.
2:7 And Yahweh God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul.
2:19 And out of the ground Yahweh God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them to Adam to see what he would call them: and whatever Adam called every living creature, that was the name of it.
9:4 But flesh with the life of it (Lit. its soul), which is the blood of it, you shall you eat.
9:5 And surely your blood of your lives will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man.
9:10 And with every living creature that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.
9:12 And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature that is with you, for perpetual generations:
9:15 And I will remember my covenant, which is between me and you and every living creature of all flesh; and the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.
9:16 And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature of all flesh that is upon the earth.
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 begotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.
12:13 Say, I pray you, you are my sister: that it may be well with me for your sake; and my soul shall live because of you.
14:21 And the king of Sodom said to Abram, Give me the persons, and take the goods to yourself.
17:14 And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul shall be cut off from his people; he has broken my covenant.
19:17 And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for your life; do not look behind you, neither stay in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest you are consumed.
19:18 And Lot said to them, Oh, not so, my Lord:
19:19 Behold now, your servant has found grace in your sight, and you have magnified your mercy, which you have showed to me in saving my life; and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil take me, and I die:
19:20 Behold now, this city is near to flee to, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape there, (is it not a little one?) and my soul shall live.
Genesis 23:8 And he communed with them, saying, If it is your mind that I should bury my dead out of my sight; hear me, and entreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,
27:4 And make me savoury meat, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless you before I die.
27:19 And Jacob said to his father, I am Esau your firstborn; I have done according as you told me: arise, I pray you, sit and eat of my venison, that your soul may bless me.
27:25 And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son's venison, that my soul may bless you. And he brought it near to him, and he ate: and he brought him wine, and he drank.
27:31 And he also had made savoury meat, and brought it to his father, and said to his father, Let my father arise, and eat of his son's venison, that your soul may bless me.
32:30 (31) And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face and my life is preserved.
34:3 And his soul clung to Dinah the daughter of Jacob, and he loved the damsel, and spoke kindly to the damsel.
34:8 And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul (Lit. his soul) of my son Shechem longs for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.
35:18 And it came to pass, as her soul was in departing, (for she died) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called him Benjamin.
36:6 And Esau took his wives, and his sons, and his daughters, and all the persons of his house, and his cattle, and all his beasts, and all his substance, which he had got in the land of Canaan; and went into the country from the face of his brother Jacob.
37:21 And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill him (Lit. strike his soul).
42:21 And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
44:30 Now therefore when I come to your servant my father, and the lad be not with us; seeing that his life is bound up in the lad's life;
46:15 These be the sons of Leah, which she bare to Jacob in Padanaram, with his daughter Dinah: all the souls of his sons and his daughters were thirty and three.
46:18 These are the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to Leah his daughter, and these she bare to Jacob, even sixteen souls.
46:22 These are the sons of Rachel, who were born to Jacob: all the souls were fourteen.
46:25 These are the sons of Bilhah, which Laban gave to Rachel his daughter, and she bore these to Jacob: all the souls were seven.
46:26 All the souls that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out of his loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls were threescore and six;
46:27 And the sons of Joseph, which were born him in Egypt, were two souls: all the souls of the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, were threescore and ten.
49:6 O my soul, do not come (Or Do not let my soul come) into their secret; to their assembly, my honour, do not be united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their self-will they dug down a wall.

Exodus 1:5 And all the souls that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: for Joseph was in Egypt already.
4:19 And Yahweh said to Moses in Midian, Go, return into Egypt: for all the men are dead which sought your life.
12:4 And if the household is too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next to his house take it according to the number of the souls; every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb.
12:15 Seven days shall you eat unleavened bread; even the first day you shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whoever eats leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul shall be cut off from Israel.
12:16 And in the first day there shall be a holy convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be a holy convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done in them, save that which every man must eat, that only may be done of you.
12:19 Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whoever eats that which is leavened, even that soul shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he is a stranger, or born in the land.
15:9 The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
16:16 This is the thing which Yahweh has commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating, an omer for every man, according to the number of your persons; take you every man for them which are in his tents.
21:23 And if any mischief follow, then you shall give life for life,
21:30 If there be laid on him a sum of money, then he shall give for the ransom of his life whatever is laid upon him.
23:9 Also you shall not oppress a stranger: for you know the heart of a stranger, seeing you were strangers in the land of Egypt.
30:12 When you take the sum of the children of Israel after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul to Yahweh, when you number them; that there is no plague among them, when you number them.
30:15 The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, when they give an offering to the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls.
30:16 And you shall take the atonement money of the children of Israel, and shall appoint it for the service of the tent of meeting; that it may be a memorial to the children of Israel before Yahweh, to make atonement for your souls.
31:14 You shall keep the Sabbath therefore; for it is holy to you: everyone who defiles it shall surely be put to death: for whoever does any work in it, that soul shall be cut off from among his people.

Leviticus 2:1 And when any (Lit. A soul when he) will offer a meat offering to Yahweh, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil upon it, and put frankincense on it:
4:2 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, If a soul shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of Yahweh concerning things which ought not to be done, and shall do against any of them:
4:27 And if any one (Lit. one soul) of the common people sin through ignorance, while he does somewhat against any of the commandments of Yahweh concerning things which ought not to be done, and be guilty;
5:1 And if a soul sin, and hear the voice of swearing, and is a witness, whether he has seen or known of it; if he do not utter it, then he shall bear his iniquity.
5:2 Or if a soul touches any unclean thing, whether it is a carcase of an unclean beast, or a carcase of unclean cattle, or the carcase of unclean creeping things, and if it is hidden from him; he also shall be unclean, and guilty.
5:4 Or if a soul swears, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatever it is that a man shall pronounce with an oath, and it is hid from him; when he knows of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.
5:15 If a soul commits a trespass, and sin through ignorance, in the holy things of Yahweh; then he shall bring for his trespass to Yahweh a ram without blemish out of the flocks, with your estimation by shekels of silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for a trespass offering:
5:17 And if a soul sins, and commits any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of Yahweh; though he did not know it, yet he is guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.
6:2 If a soul sins, and commits a trespass against Yahweh, and lie to his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or has deceived his neighbour;
7:18 And if any of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offerings be eaten at all on the third day, it shall not be accepted, neither shall it be imputed to him who offers it: it shall be an abomination, and the soul who eats of it shall bear his iniquity.
7:20 But the soul who eats of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, that pertain to Yahweh, having his uncleanness upon him, even that soul shall be cut off from his people.
7:21 Moreover the soul that shall touch any unclean thing, as the uncleanness of man, or any unclean beast, or any abominable unclean thing, and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which pertain to Yahweh, even that soul shall be cut off from his people.
7:25 For whoever eats the fat of the beast, of which men offer an offering made by fire to Yahweh, even the soul who eats it shall be cut off from his people.
7:27 Whatever soul it is who eats any manner of blood, even that soul shall be cut off from his people.
11:10 And all that have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the waters, and of any living thing which is in the waters, they shall be an abomination to you:
11:43 You shall not make yourselves (Lit. your souls) abominable with any creeping thing that creeps, neither shall you make yourselves unclean with them, that you should be defiled by them.
11:44 For I am Yahweh your God: you shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and you shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall you defile yourselves (Lit. your souls) with any manner of creeping thing that creeps upon the earth.
11:46 This is the law of the beasts, and of the fowl, and of every living creature that moves in the waters, and of every creature that creeps upon the earth:
16:29 And this shall be a statute for ever to you: that in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, you shall afflict your souls, and do no work at all, whether it is one of your own country, or a stranger who sojourns among you:
16:31 It shall be a Sabbath of rest to you, and you shall afflict your souls, by a statute forever.
Leviticus 17:10 And whatever man there is of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, who eats any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul who eats blood, and will cut him off from among his people.
17:11 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 makes an atonement for the soul.
17:12 Therefore I said to the children of Israel, No soul of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger who sojourns among you eat blood.
17:14 For it is the life of all flesh; the blood of it is for the life of it: therefore I said to the children of Israel, You shall eat the blood of no manner of flesh: for the life of all flesh is the blood of it: whoever eats it shall be cut off.
17:15 And every soul who eats that which died of itself, or that which was torn with beasts, whether it is one of your own country, or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the evening: then shall he be clean.
18:29 For whoever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.
19:8 Therefore everyone who eats it shall bear his iniquity, because he has profaned the hallowed thing of Yahweh: and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.
19:28 You shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, nor print any marks upon you: I am Yahweh.
20:6 And the soul that turns 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.
20:25 You shall therefore put difference between clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean: and you shall not make your souls abominable by beast, or by fowl, or by any manner of living thing that creeps on the ground, which I have separated from you as unclean.
21:1 And Yahweh said to Moses, Speak to the priests the sons of Aaron, and say to them, There shall none be defiled for the dead (Lit. a soul) among his people:
21:11 Neither shall he go in to any dead body, nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;
22:3 Say to them, Whoever he is of all your seed among your generations, who goes to the holy things, which the children of Israel hallow to Yahweh, having his uncleanness upon him, that soul shall be cut off from my presence: I am Yahweh.
22:4 Whatever man of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or has a running issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he is clean. And whoever touches anything that is unclean by the dead, or a man whose seed goes from him;
22:6 The soul who has touched any such shall be unclean until evening, and shall not eat of the holy things, unless he washes his flesh with water.
22:11 But if the priest buys any soul with his money, he shall eat of it, and he who is born in his house: they shall eat of his meat.
23:27 Also on the tenth day of this seventh month there shall be a day of atonement: it shall be a holy convocation to you; and you shall afflict your souls, and offer an offering made by fire to Yahweh.
23:29 For whatever soul it is that shall not be afflicted in that same day, he shall be cut off from among his people.
23:30 And whatever soul it is that does any work in that same day, the same soul will I destroy from among his people.
23:32 It shall be to you a Sabbath of rest, and you shall afflict your souls: in the ninth day of the month at even, from evening to evening, shall you celebrate your Sabbath.
24:17 And he who kills any man (Lit. soul of mankind) shall surely be put to death.
24:18 And he who kills a beast (Lit. soul of a beast) shall make it good; beast for beast.
26:11 And I will set my tabernacle among you: and my soul shall not abhor you.
26:15 And if you shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments, so that you will not do all my commandments, but that you break my covenant:
26:16 I also will do this to you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and you shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
26:30 And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.
26:43 The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her Sabbaths, while she lies desolate without them: and they shall accept of the punishment of their iniquity: because, even because they despised my judgments, and because their soul abhorred my statutes.
27:2 Speak to the children of Israel, and say to them, When a man shall make a singular vow, the persons shall be for Yahweh by your estimation.

Numbers 5:2 Command the children of Israel, that they put out of the camp every leper, and every one that has an issue, and whoever is defiled by the dead:
5:6 Speak to the children of Israel, When a man or woman shall commit any sin that men commit, to do a trespass against the LORD, and that person be guilty;
6:6 All the days that he separates himself to Yahweh he shall come at no dead body.
6:11 And the priest shall offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, and make an atonement for him, for that he sinned by the dead, and shall hallow his head that same day.
9:6 And there were certain men, who were defiled by the dead body of a man, that they could not keep the Passover on that day: and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day:
9:7 And those men said to him, We are defiled by the dead body of a man: therefore are we kept back, that we may not offer an offering of Yahweh in his appointed season among the children of Israel?
9:10 Speak to the children of Israel, saying, If any man of you or of your posterity shall be unclean by reason of a dead body, or be in a journey afar off, yet he shall keep the Passover to Yahweh.
9:13 But the man that is clean, and is not in a journey, and forbears to keep the Passover, even the same soul shall be cut off from among his people: because he brought not the offering of Yahweh in his appointed season, that man shall bear his sin.
11:6 But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes.
15:27 And if any soul sins through ignorance, then he shall bring a she goat of the first year for a sin offering.
15:28 And the priest shall make an atonement for the soul who sins ignorantly, when he sins by ignorance before the LORD, to make an atonement for him; and it shall be forgiven him.
15:29 You shall have one law for him who sins through ignorance, both for him who is born among the children of Israel, and for the stranger who sojourns among them.
15:30 But the soul that does anything presumptuously, whether he is born in the land, or a stranger, the same reproaches Yahweh; and that soul shall be cut off from among his people.
15:31 Because he has despised the word of Yahweh, and has broken his commandment, that soul shall utterly be cut off; his iniquity shall be upon him.
16:38 (17:3) The censers of these sinners against their own souls, let them make them broad plates for a covering of the altar: for they offered them before Yahweh, therefore they are hallowed: and they shall be a sign to the children of Israel.
19:11 He who touches the dead body of any man (Lit. the dead, any soul of man) shall be unclean seven days.
19:13 Whoever touches the dead body of any man that is dead, and does not purify himself, defiles the tabernacle of Yahweh; and that soul shall be cut off from Israel: because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean; his uncleanness is yet upon him.
19:18 And a clean person shall take hyssop, and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it upon the tent, and upon all the vessels, and upon the persons that were there, and upon him who touched a bone, or one slain, or one dead, or a grave:
19:20 But the man that shall be unclean, and shall not purify himself, that soul shall be cut off from among the congregation, because he has defiled the sanctuary of Yahweh: the water of separation has not been sprinkled upon him; he is unclean.
19:22 And whatever the unclean person touches shall be unclean; and the soul that touches it shall be unclean until evening.
21:4 And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Red sea, to circle the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way.
21:5 And the people spoke against God, and against Moses, Why have you brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loathes this light bread.
23:10 Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let me (Lit. my soul) die the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!
Numbers 29:7 And you shall have on the tenth day of this seventh month a holy convocation; and you shall afflict your souls: you shall not do any work in it:
30:2 (3) If a man vows a vow to Yahweh, or swears an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth.
30:3 (4) If a woman also vows a vow to Yahweh, and binds herself by a bond, being in her father's house in her youth;
30:4 (5) And her father hears her vow, and her bond with which she has bound her soul, and her father shall hold his peace at her: then all her vows shall stand, and every bond with which she has bound her soul shall stand.
30:5 (6) But if her father disallows her in the day that he hears; none of her vows, or of her bonds with which she has bound her soul, shall stand: and Yahweh shall forgive her, because her father disallowed her.
30:6 (7) And if she had at all an husband, when she vowed, or uttered anything out of her lips, with which she bound her soul;
30:7 And her husband heard it, and held his peace at her in the day that he heard it: then her vows shall stand, and her bonds with which she bound her soul shall stand.
30:8 But if her husband disallowed her on the day that he heard it; then he shall make her vow which she vowed, and that which she uttered with her lips, with which she bound her soul, of no effect: and Yahweh shall forgive her.
30:9 (10) But every vow of a widow, and of her who is divorced, with which they have bound their souls, shall stand against her.
30:10 (12) And if she vowed in her husband's house, or bound her soul by a bond with an oath;
30:11 And her husband heard it, and held his peace at her, and did not disallow her: then all her vows shall stand, and every bond with which she bound her soul shall stand.
30:12 (13) But if her husband has utterly made them void on the day he heard them; then whatever proceeded out of her lips concerning her vows, or concerning the bond of her soul, shall not stand: her husband has made them void; and Yahweh shall forgive her.
30:13 (14) Every vow, and every binding oath to afflict the soul, her husband may establish it, or her husband may make it void.
31:19 And do you abide without the camp seven days: whoever has killed any person, and whoever has touched any slain, purify both yourselves and your captives on the third day, and on the seventh day.
31:28 And levy a tribute to Yahweh of the men of war which went out to battle: one soul of five hundred, both of the persons, and of the beeves, and of the asses, and of the sheep:
31:35 And thirty and two thousand persons in all (Lit. the soul of man … were thirty two thousand souls), of women that had not known man by lying with him.
31:40 And the persons (Lit. soul of man) were sixteen thousand; of which Yahweh's tribute was thirty and two persons.
31:46 And sixteen thousand persons (Lit. soul of man);
31:50 We have therefore brought an oblation for Yahweh, what every man has got, of jewels of gold, chains, and bracelets, rings, earrings, and tablets, to make an atonement for our souls before Yahweh.
35:11 Then you shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee there, who kills any person (Lit. a soul) at unawares.
35:15 These six cities shall be a refuge, both for the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them: that everyone who kills any person (Lit. a soul) unawares may flee there.
35:30 Whoever kills any person (Lit. a soul), the murderer shall be put to death by the mouth of witnesses: but one witness shall not testify against any person to cause him to die.
35:31 Moreover you shall take no satisfaction for the life of a murderer, who is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.

Deuteronomy 4:9 Only take heed to yourself, and keep your soul diligently, lest you forget the things which your eyes have seen, and lest they depart from your heart all the days of your life: but teach them your sons, and your sons' sons;
4:15 Take you therefore good heed to yourselves (Lit. your souls); for you saw no manner of similitude on the day that Yahweh spoke to you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire:
4:29 But if from there you shall seek Yahweh your God, you shall find him, if you seek him with all your heart and with all your soul.
6:5 And you shall love Yahweh your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, and with all your might.
10:12 And now, Israel, what does Yahweh your God require of you, but to fear Yahweh your God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul,
10:22 Your fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; and now Yahweh your God has made you as the stars of heaven for multitude.
11:13 And it shall come to pass, if you shall hearken diligently to my commandments which I command you this day, to love Yahweh your God, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul,
11:18 Therefore shall you lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between your eyes.
12:15 Nevertheless you may kill and eat flesh in all your gates, whatever your soul lusts after, according to the blessing of Yahweh your God which he has given you: the unclean and the clean may eat of it, as of the roebuck, and as of the hart.
12:20 When Yahweh your God shall enlarge your border, as he has promised you, and you shall say, I will eat flesh, because your soul longs to eat flesh; you may eat flesh, whatever your soul lusts after.
12:21 If the place which Yahweh your God has chosen to put his name there be too far from you, then you shall kill of your herd and of your flock, which Yahweh has given you, as I have commanded you, and you shall eat in your gates whatever your soul lusts after.
12:23 Only be sure that you do not eat the blood: for the blood is the life; and you may not eat the life with the flesh.
13:3 (4) You shall not hearken to the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for Yahweh your God proves you, to know whether you love Yahweh your God with all your heart and with all your soul.
13:6 (7) If your brother, the son of your mother, or your son, or your daughter, or the wife of your bosom, or your friend, which is as your own soul, entice you secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which you have not known, you, nor your fathers;
14:26 And you shall bestow that money for whatever your soul lusts after, for oxen, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatever your soul desires: and you shall eat there before Yahweh your God, and you shall rejoice, you, and your household,
18:6 And if a Levite come from any of your gates out of all Israel, where he sojourned, and come with all the desire of his mind to the place which Yahweh shall choose;
Deuteronomy 19:6 Lest the avenger of the blood pursue the slayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and slay him (Lit. his soul); whereas he was not worthy of death, inasmuch as he did not hate in time past.
19:11 But if any man hates his neighbour, and lies in waits for him, and rises up against him, and smites him mortally (Lit. his soul) that he dies, and flees into one of these cities:
19:21 And your eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
21:14 And it shall be, if you have no delight in her, then you shall let her go where she wills (Lit. to her soul); but you shall not sell her at all for money; you shall not make merchandise of her, because you have humbled her.
22:26 But to the damsel you shall do nothing; there is in the damsel no sin worthy of death: for as when a man rises against his neighbour, and slays him (Lit. kills him a soul), even so is this matter:
23:24 (25) When you come into your neighbour's vineyard, then you may eat grapes your fill at your own pleasure (Lit. according to your soul); but you shall not put any in your vessel.
24:6 No man shall take the lower or the upper millstone to pledge: for he takes a man's life (Lit. a soul) to pledge.
24:7 If a man is found stealing any (Lit. a soul) of his brothers of the children of Israel, and makes merchandise of him, or sells him; then that thief shall die; and you shall put evil away from among you.
24:15 At his day you shall give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and sets his heart (Lit. his soul) upon it: lest he cry against you to Yahweh, and it is sin to you.
26:16 This day Yahweh your God has commanded you to do these statutes and judgments: you shall therefore keep and do them with all your heart, and with all your soul.
27:25 Cursed is he who takes reward to slay an innocent person. And all the people shall say, Amen.
28:65 And among these nations shall you find no ease, neither shall the sole of your foot have rest: but Yahweh shall give you there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind:
30:2 And shall return to Yahweh your God, and shall obey his voice according to all that I command you this day, you and your children, with all your heart, and with all your soul;
30:6 And Yahweh your God will circumcise your heart, and the heart of your seed, to love Yahweh your God with all your heart, and with all your soul, that you may live.
30:10 If you shall hearken to the voice of Yahweh your God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if you turn to Yahweh your God with all your heart, and with all your soul.

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