Psalm 6:2-5

King James Version

2 Have mercy upon me, O Lord; for I am weak: 

O Lord, heal me; for my bones are vexed.

3 My soul is also sore vexed: 

but thou, O Lord, how long?

4 Return, O Lord, deliver my soul: 

oh save me for thy mercies' sake.

5 For in death there is no remembrance of thee: 

in the grave who shall give thee thanks?

What does the soul want?

What does the soul need?

Who owns our soul?

Here's what Scripture says:

Genesis 2:7

King James Version

7 And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, 

and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; 

and man became a living soul.

Deuteronomy 6:4-5

King James Version

4 Hear, O Israel: 

The Lord our God is one Lord:

5 And thou shalt love the Lord thy God 

with all thine heart, 

and with all thy soul, 

and with all thy might.

Psalm 23:1-4

King James Version

23 The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want.

2 He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: 

he leadeth me beside the still waters.

3 He restoreth my soul: 

he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness 

for his name's sake.

4 Yea, though I walk 

through the valley of the shadow of death, 

I will fear no evil: 

for thou art with me; 

thy rod and thy staff they comfort me.

Psalm 43:5

King James Version

5 Why art thou cast down, O my soul? 

and why art thou disquieted within me? 

hope in God: 

for I shall yet praise him, 

who is the health of my countenance, 

and my God.

Isaiah 26:8-9

King James Version

8 Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O Lord, 

have we waited for thee; 

the desire of our soul is to thy name, 

and to the remembrance of thee.

9 With my soul have I desired thee in the night; 

yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: 

for when thy judgments are in the earth, 

the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.

Ezekiel 18:4

King James Version

4 Behold, all souls are mine; 

as the soul of the father, 

so also the soul of the son is mine: 

the soul that sinneth, it shall die.

Ezekiel 18:20-24

King James Version

20 The soul that sinneth, it shall die. 

The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, 

neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: 

the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, 

and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

21 But if the wicked will turn from all his sins 

that he hath committed, 

and keep all my statutes, 

and do that which is lawful and right, 

he shall surely live, 

he shall not die.

22 All his transgressions that he hath committed, 

they shall not be mentioned unto him: 

in his righteousness that he hath done he shall live.

23 Have I any pleasure at all that the wicked should die?

saith the Lord God: 

and not that he should return from his ways, 

and live?

24 But when the righteous 

turneth away from his righteousness, 

and committeth iniquity, 

and doeth according to all the abominations 

that the wicked man doeth, 

shall he live? 

All his righteousness that he hath done 

shall not be mentioned: 

in his trespass that he hath trespassed, 

and in his sin that he hath sinned, 

in them shall he die.

Matthew 10:28

King James Version

28 And fear not them which kill the body, 

but are not able to kill the soul: 

but rather fear him which is able to destroy 

both soul and body in hell.

Matthew 16:25-26

King James Version

25 For whosoever will save his life shall lose it: 

and whosoever will lose his life for my sake 

shall find it.

26 For what is a man profited, 

if he shall gain the whole world, 

and lose his own soul? 

or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

Acts 2:26-28

King James Version

26 Therefore did my heart rejoice,

 and my tongue was glad; 

moreover also my flesh shall rest in hope:

27 Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, 

neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One 

to see corruption.

28 Thou hast made known to me the ways of life; 

thou shalt make me full of joy with thy countenance.

Acts 2:38-43

King James Version

38 Then Peter said unto them, 


and be baptized every one of you 

in the name of Jesus Christ for the remission of sins,

 and ye shall receive the gift of the Holy Ghost.

39 For the promise is unto you, 

and to your children, 

and to all that are afar off, 

even as many as the Lord our God shall call.

40 And with many other words did he testify and exhort, 


Save yourselves from this untoward generation.

41 Then they that gladly received his word were baptized: 

and the same day there were added unto them 

about three thousand souls.

42 And they continued stedfastly 

in the apostles' doctrine and fellowship, 

and in breaking of bread, 

and in prayers.

43 And fear came upon every soul: 

and many wonders and signs were done 

by the apostles.

1 Corinthians 15:45

King James Version

45 And so it is written, 

The first man Adam was made a living soul; 

the last Adam was made a quickening spirit.

1 Corinthians 15:51-55

King James Version

51 Behold, 

I shew you a mystery; 

We shall not all sleep, 

but we shall all be changed,

52 In a moment, 

in the twinkling of an eye, 

at the last trump: 

for the trumpet shall sound, 

and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, 

and we shall be changed.

53 For this corruptible must put on incorruption, 

and this mortal must put on immortality.

54 So when this corruptible shall have put on incorruption, 

and this mortal shall have put on immortality, 

then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written, 

Death is swallowed up in victory.

55 O death, where is thy sting? 

O grave, where is thy victory?

1 Corinthians 15:56-58

King James Version

56 The sting of death is sin; 

and the strength of sin is the law.

57 But thanks be to God, 

which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ.

58 Therefore, my beloved brethren, 

be ye stedfast, 


always abounding in the work of the Lord, 

forasmuch as ye know that your labour 

is not in vain in the Lord.

1 Thessalonians 5:23

King James Version

23 And the very God of peace sanctify you wholly; 

and I pray God your whole spirit and soul and body 

be preserved blameless 

unto the coming of our Lord Jesus Christ.

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