Psuche

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   5590  
Original WordWord Origin
yucefrom (5594)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Psuche9:608,1342
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
psoo-khay'   Noun Feminine
 Definition
  1. breath
    1. the breath of life
      1. the vital force which animates the body and shows itself in breathing 1a
    2. of animals 1a
  2. of men
    1. life
    2. that in which there is life
      1. a living being, a living soul
  3. the soul
    1. the seat of the feelings, desires, affections, aversions (our heart, soul etc.)
    2. 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
    3. the soul as an essence which differs from the body and is not dissolved by death (distinguished from other parts of the body)
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 101
heart 2, heartily 1, life 36, lives 7, mind 1, minds 1, person 1, persons 3, soul 33, souls 14, suspense* 1, thing 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew11
Mark7
Luke13
John9
Acts14
Romans4
1 Corinthians1
2 Corinthians2
Ephesians1
Philippians2
Colossians1
1 Thessalonians2
Hebrews6
James2
1 Peter6
2 Peter2
1 John1
3 John1
Revelation6


Total91
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Psuche". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.