Bill Mounce

For an Informed Love of God

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ψυχικός, ή, όν
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pertaining to the natural state: physical, unspiritual, without the Spirit
pertaining to the life, or soul; in NT animal, as distinguished from spiritual subsistence, 1 Cor. 15:44, 46; occupied with mere animal things, animal, sensual, 1 Cor. 2:14; Jas. 3:15; Jude 19*

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1 Corinthians 2:14 The natural (psychikos | ψυχικός | nom sg masc) man does not receive the things of the Spirit of God, for they are foolishness to him; he cannot understand them because they are spiritually discerned.
1 Corinthians 15:44 it is sown a natural (psychikon | ψυχικόν | nom sg neut) body, it is raised a spiritual body. If there is a natural (psychikon | ψυχικόν | nom sg neut) body, there is also a spiritual body.
1 Corinthians 15:46 However, the spiritual did not come first, but the natural (psychikon | ψυχικόν | nom sg neut), then the spiritual.
James 3:15 This is not the wisdom that comes down from above, but is earthly, unspiritual (psychikē | ψυχική | nom sg fem), demonic.
Jude 1:19 These are the ones causing division, worldly-minded (psychikoi | ψυχικοί | nom pl masc), and devoid of the Spirit.