10 Bible Verses about Souls

Ezekiel 18:4 ESV / 12 helpful votes

Behold, all souls are mine; the soul of the father as well as the soul of the son is mine: the soul who sins shall die.

Matthew 10:28 ESV / 7 helpful votes

And do not fear those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather fear him who can destroy both soul and body in hell.

Acts 2:41 ESV / 6 helpful votes

So those who received his word were baptized, and there were added that day about three thousand souls.

Ecclesiastes 12:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

And the dust returns to the earth as it was, and the spirit returns to God who gave it.

Genesis 2:7 ESV / 6 helpful votes

Then the Lord God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living creature.

Ezekiel 18:20 ESV / 5 helpful votes

The soul who sins shall die. The son shall not suffer for the iniquity of the father, nor the father suffer for the iniquity of the son. The righteousness of the righteous shall be upon himself, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon himself.

Romans 6:16 ESV / 2 helpful votes

Do you not know that if you present yourselves to anyone as obedient slaves, you are slaves of the one whom you obey, either of sin, which leads to death, or of obedience, which leads to righteousness?

Romans 12:1-2 ESV / 1 helpful vote

I appeal to you therefore, brothers, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God, which is your spiritual worship. Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect.

Romans 6:23 ESV / 1 helpful vote

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.

Genesis 1:24 ESV / 1 helpful vote

And God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures according to their kinds—livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds.” And it was so.

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