Parts of Speech

n f

Root Word (Etymology)

from 5594

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 9:608

KJV Translation Count — 105x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: soul (58), life (40), mind (3), heart (1), heartily Trans (1), not tr (2)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. breath
a. the breath of life
1. the vital force which animates the body and shows itself in breathing
a. of animals
b. of men
b. life
c. that in which there is life
1. a living being, a living soul
2. the soul
a. the seat of the feelings, desires, affections, aversions (our heart, soul etc.)
b. the (human) soul in so far as it is constituted that by the right use of the aids offered it by God it can attain its highest end and secure eternal blessedness, the soul regarded as a moral being designed for everlasting life
c. the soul as an essence which differs from the body and is not dissolved by death (distinguished from other parts of the body)

Strong's Definitions

psoo-khay'; from (5594) (ψύχω); breath, i.e. (by implication) spirit, abstract or concrete (the animal sentient principle only; thus distinguished on the one hand from (4151) (πνευ̑μα), which is the rational and immortal soul; and on the other from (2222) (ζωή), which is mere vitality, even of plants: these terms thus exactly correspond respectively to the Hebrew Hebrew {5315} (nephesh), Hebrew {7307} (ruwach) and Hebrew {2416} (chay)): — heart (+ -ily), life, mind, soul, + us, + you.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Saying, Arise, and take the young child and his mother, and go into the land of Israel: for they are dead which sought the young child's G5590.


Therefore I say unto you, Take no thought for your G5590, what ye shall eat, or what ye shall drink; nor yet for your body, what ye shall put on. Is G5590 the G5590 more than meat, and the body than raiment?


And fear G5590 them which kill the body, but are G5590 able to kill the G5590: but rather fear him which is able to desG5590oy both G5590 and body in hell.


He that findeth his G5590 shall lose it: and he that loseth his G5590 for my sake shall find it.


Take my yoke upon you, and learn of me; for I am meek and lowly in G5590: and ye shall find rest unto your G5590s.


Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my G5590 is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.


For whosoever will save his G5590 shall lose it: and whosoever will lose his G5590 for my sake shall find it.


For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own G5590? or what shall a man give in exchange for his G5590?


Even as the Son of man came G5590 to be ministered unto, but to minister, and to give his G5590 a ransom for many.


Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy G5590, and with all thy G5590, and with all thy G5590.