Bill Mounce

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ψυχή, -ῆς, ἡ
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life, soul; heart, mind; a person; the immaterial (and eternal) part of inner person, often meaning the animate self, which can be translated by pronouns: my soul = I, myself
breath; the principle of animal life; the life,, Mt. 2:20; 6:25; Mk. 3:4; Lk. 21:19; Jn. 10:11; an inanimate being, 1 Cor. 15:45; a human individual, soul, Acts 2:41; 3:23; 7:14; 27:37; Rom. 13:1; 1 Pet. 3:20; the immaterial soul, Mt. 10:28; 1 Pet. 1:9; 2:11, 25; 4:19; the soul as the seat of religious and moral sentiment, Mt. 11:29; Acts 14:2, 22; 15:24; Eph. 6:6; the soul, as a seat of feeling, Mt. 12:18; 26:38; the soul, the inner self, Lk. 12:19

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Acts 20:24 But I make my life (psychēn | ψυχήν | acc sg fem) of no account as of any value to me, that I may finish my task and the ministry that I received from the Lord Jesus, to testify the good news of the grace of God.
Acts 27:10 saying, “Gentlemen, I perceive that the voyage that is about to take place will involve injury and much loss, not only of the cargo and the ship, but also of our lives.” (psychōn | ψυχῶν | gen pl fem)
Acts 27:22 And now I advise you to be of good courage; for there will be no loss of (psychēs | ψυχῆς | gen sg fem) life (psychēs | ψυχῆς | gen sg fem) among you, but only of the ship.
Acts 27:37 We were in all two hundred seventy-six persons (psychai | ψυχαί | nom pl fem) on the ship.
Romans 2:9 There will be tribulation and distress for every human being (psychēn | ψυχήν | acc sg fem) who does evil, for the Jew first and also for the Greek,
Romans 11:3 “Lord, they have killed your prophets, they have torn down your altars, and I alone am left, and they are seeking my life.” (psychēn | ψυχήν | acc sg fem)
Romans 13:1 Every person (psychē | ψυχή | nom sg fem) must be subject to the governing authorities because there is no authority except by God’s appointment, and those that presently exist have been instituted by God.
Romans 16:4 who risked their own necks for my life (psychēs | ψυχῆς | gen sg fem). Not only I but also all the churches of the Gentiles are grateful to them.
1 Corinthians 15:45 So also it is written, “The first man, Adam, became a living soul.” (psychēn | ψυχήν | acc sg fem) The last Adam became a life-giving spirit.
2 Corinthians 1:23 I call God as a witness against my soul (psychēn | ψυχήν | acc sg fem), that it was to spare you that I did not come again to Corinth.
2 Corinthians 12:15 I will most gladly spend and be spent on behalf of your souls (psychōn | ψυχῶν | gen pl fem). If I love you more, am I to be loved less?
Ephesians 6:6 not by way of eye-service, as people-pleasers, but as slaves of Christ doing the will of God from the heart (psychēs | ψυχῆς | gen sg fem),
Philippians 1:27 Only conduct yourselves in a manner worthy of the gospel of Christ, so that, whether I come and see you or remain away, I may hear that you are standing firm in one spirit, striving side by side with one mind (psychē | ψυχῇ | dat sg fem) for the faith of the gospel,
Philippians 2:30 because he came close to death for the work of Christ, risking his life (psychē | ψυχῇ | dat sg fem) to make up for the help you were not able to give me.
Colossians 3:23 Whatever you do, do it heartily, (psychēs | ψυχῆς | gen sg fem) as for the Lord, not for men,
1 Thessalonians 2:8 So deep was our affection for you that we were pleased to share with you not only the gospel of God but our own selves (psychas | ψυχάς | acc pl fem) as well, so dear had you become to us.
1 Thessalonians 5:23 Now may the God of peace himself sanctify you completely, and may your spirit, soul (psychē | ψυχή | nom sg fem), and body be preserved completely whole and blameless at the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.
Hebrews 4:12 For the word of God is living and effective, sharper than any two-edged sword, cutting through so as to divide soul (psychēs | ψυχῆς | gen sg fem) from spirit, joints from marrow. It is even able to discern the thoughts and deliberations of the heart.
Hebrews 6:19 We have this hope as an anchor for life (psychēs | ψυχῆς | gen sg fem), both sure and steadfast — a hope that enters the inner shrine behind the veil,
Hebrews 10:38 But my righteous one will live by faithfulness. But should he shrink back, my soul (psychē | ψυχή | nom sg fem) will take no pleasure in him.”
Hebrews 10:39 But we are not of those who shrink back and are lost, but are of those who are faithful and so preserve their soul (psychēs | ψυχῆς | gen sg fem).
Hebrews 12:3 Consider him who endured from sinners such opposition against himself, so that you may not grow weary in your souls (psychais | ψυχαῖς | dat pl fem) and lose heart.
Hebrews 13:17 Continue to obey your leaders and submit to them, for they keep watch over your souls (psychōn | ψυχῶν | gen pl fem) as those who must give an account. Let them do this with joy, and not with groaning, for that would be of no advantage to you.
James 1:21 Therefore put aside all filthiness and rampant wickedness, and receive with meekness the implanted word, which is able to save your souls (psychas | ψυχάς | acc pl fem).
James 5:20 he should know that the one who brings a sinner back from the error of his way will save that person’s soul (psychēn | ψυχήν | acc sg fem) from death and cover a multitude of sins.
1 Peter 1:9 because you are obtaining the goal of your faith — the salvation of your souls (psychōn | ψυχῶν | gen pl fem).
1 Peter 1:22 Since you have purified your souls (psychas | ψυχάς | acc pl fem) by obedience to the truth so that there is a sincere love for other believers, love one another fervently from a pure heart,
1 Peter 2:11 Dear friends, I urge you as foreigners and exiles to abstain from desires of the flesh, which wage war against your soul (psychēs | ψυχῆς | gen sg fem),
1 Peter 2:25 For you were like sheep, going astray, but now you have turned back to the shepherd and guardian of your souls (psychōn | ψυχῶν | gen pl fem).
1 Peter 3:20 who once were disobedient when the patience of God waited in the days of Noah while the ark was being built, in which a few, that is eight souls (psychai | ψυχαί | nom pl fem), were brought safely through water.
1 Peter 4:19 So then, let those who are suffering according to the will of God by doing good entrust their souls (psychas | ψυχάς | acc pl fem) to a faithful Creator.
2 Peter 2:8 (for while that righteous man was living among them day after day, he was tormented in his righteous soul (psychēn | ψυχήν | acc sg fem) by the lawless deeds that he saw and heard);
2 Peter 2:14 They have eyes full of adultery that do not stop sinning. They seduce unstable souls (psychas | ψυχάς | acc pl fem) and have hearts well trained in greed. Accursed brood!
1 John 3:16 By this we have come to know love: that he laid down his life (psychēn | ψυχήν | acc sg fem) on our behalf. And we are obligated to lay down our lives (psychas | ψυχάς | acc pl fem) for the brothers.
3 John 1:2 Dear friend, I pray that in every way you may prosper and be in good health, just as your soul (psychē | ψυχή | nom sg fem) is prospering.
Jude 1:15 to execute judgment on all and to convict all the ungodly (psychēn | ψυχήν | acc sg fem) of all their ungodly acts that they have committed in their ungodliness, and of all the harsh things that ungodly sinners have spoken against him.”
Revelation 6:9 And when he opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls (psychas | ψυχάς | acc pl fem) of those who had been slain for the word of God and for the witness they had borne.
Revelation 8:9 a third of the living creatures in the sea died, and a third of the ships were destroyed.
Revelation 12:11 They overcame him by the blood of the Lamb and by the word of their testimony, and they did not love their lives (psychēn | ψυχήν | acc sg fem) even to death.
Revelation 16:3 The second angel poured out his bowl on the sea and it turned into blood like that of a corpse, and every living creature (psychē | ψυχή | nom sg fem) in the sea died.
Revelation 18:13 cinnamon, spice, incense, myrrh, and frankincense; wine, olive oil, fine flour, and wheat; cattle, sheep, horses, and chariots; and slaves, that is, human livestock (psychas | ψυχάς | acc pl fem).
Revelation 18:14 “The fruit that your soul (psychēs | ψυχῆς | gen sg fem) longed for has gone from you, and all your delicacies and splendid things are lost to you, never to be found again!”
Revelation 20:4 And I saw thrones, and seated on them were those who had been given the authority to judge. I also saw the souls (psychas | ψυχάς | acc pl fem) of those who had been beheaded for the testimony of Jesus and for the word of God. These had not worshiped the beast or its image and had not received its mark on their foreheads or their hands. They came to life and reigned with Christ for a thousand years.