In this post, we will be sharing with you uplifting bible verses about the soul, what does the bible says about our soul. As Christians, we are to live in a way that honors God. There is nothing that pleases God more than when we choose to follow Him with all our heart, soul, mind, and strength. Everything inside us should be for God’s glory.
As humans, we have both a soul and spirit within us which are interconnected but different at the same time. The body houses the physical part of who we are while the soul houses other non-physical parts of ourselves such as our mind, will, emotions, etc.
The following verses from the Holy Bible will help us gain a better understanding of what role our souls play in our lives as Christians:
Bible Verses About The Soul KJV
And when he had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held:
I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.
Song of Solomon 3:3
The watchmen that go about the city found me: to whom I said, Saw ye him whom my soul loveth?
And saith unto them, my soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: tarry ye here, and watch.
Shall I not visit for these things? saith the Lord: and shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
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.
My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart maketh a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because thou hast heard, O my soul, the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.
Shall I not visit them for these things? saith the Lord: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
Did not I weep for him that was in trouble? was not my soul grieved for the poor?
Song of Solomon 5:6
I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul failed when he spake: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.
Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee.
The things that my soul refused to touch are as my sorrowful meat.
my soul followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.
my soul shall make her boast in the Lord: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.
Then saith he unto them, my soul is exceeding sorrowful, even unto death: tarry ye here, and watch with me.
O my soul, thou hast said unto the Lord, Thou art my Lord: my goodness extendeth not to thee;
my soul hath long dwelt with him that hateth peace.
As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul after thee, O God.
O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; and have not set thee before them.
O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;
And now my soul is poured out upon me; the days of affliction have taken hold upon me.
Rejoice the soul of thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah.
For I have heard a voice as of a woman in travail, and the anguish as of her that bringeth forth her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion, that bewaileth herself, that spreadeth her hands, saying, Woe is me now! for my soul is wearied because of murderers.
So that my soul chooseth strangling, and death rather than my life.
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.
my soul longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the Lord: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.
Let my soul live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me.
And I set my tabernacle among you: and my soul shall not abhor you.
O keep my soul, and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in thee.
my soul is weary of my life; I will leave my complaint upon myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul.
Terrors are turned upon me: they pursue my soul as the wind: and my welfare passeth away as a cloud.
He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.
Preserve my soul; for I am holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee.
Song of Solomon 6:12
Or ever I was aware, my soul made me like the chariots of Amminadib.
They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah.
For thou hast delivered my soul from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
I wait for the Lord, my soul doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
Say, I pray thee, thou art my sister: that it may be well with me for thy sake; and my soul shall live because of thee.
Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul depart from thee; lest I make thee desolate, a land not inhabited.
1 Samuel 1:15
And Hannah answered and said, No, my lord, I am a woman of a sorrowful spirit: I have drunk neither wine nor strong drink, but have poured out my soul before the Lord.
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.
And thou hast removed my soul far off from peace: I forgat prosperity.
O my soul, come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall.
3 John 1:2
Beloved, I wish above all things that thou mayest prosper and be in health, even as thy soul prospereth.
O Lord, thou hast brought up my soul from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.
They rewarded me evil for good to the spoiling of my soul.
Arise, O Lord, disappoint him, cast him down: deliver my soul from the wicked, which is thy sword:
Draw out also the spear, and stop the way against them that persecute me: say unto my soul, I am thy salvation.
Then said I, Ah Lord God! behold, my soul hath not been polluted: for from my youth up even till now have I not eaten of that which dieth of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither came there abominable flesh into my mouth.
Then called I upon the name of the Lord; O Lord, I beseech thee, deliver my soul.
How long shall I take counsel in my soul, having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me?
And Mary said, my soul doth magnify the Lord,
Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul keep them.
Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.
Which yet my soul seeketh, but I find not: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.
Behold, God is mine helper: the Lord is with them that uphold my soul.
my soul cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.
I have forsaken mine house, I have left mine heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul into the hand of her enemies.
And my soul shall be joyful in the Lord: it shall rejoice in his salvation.
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.
Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah.
Song of Solomon 3:4
It was but a little that I passed from them, but I found him whom my soul loveth: I held him, and would not let him go, until I had brought him into my mother’s house, and into the chamber of her that conceived me.
Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul is even as a weaned child.
Behold now, this city is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape thither, (is it not a little one?) and my soul shall live.
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?
For thou wilt not leave my soul in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
In the Lord put I my trust: how say ye to my soul, Flee as a bird to your mountain?
For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul take counsel together,
2 Corinthians 1:23
Moreover I call God for a record upon my soul, that to spare you I came not as yet unto Corinth.
Jesus said unto him, Thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind.
He hath delivered my soul in peace from the battle that was against me: for there were many with me.
Unless the Lord had been my help, my soul had almost dwelt in silence.
Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.
But if ye will not hear it, my soul shall weep in secret places for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because the Lord’s flock is carried away captive.
Gather not my soul with sinners, nor my life with bloody men:
The river of Kishon swept them away, that ancient river, the river Kishon. O my soul, thou hast trodden down strength.
Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have digged a pit for my soul. Remember that I stood before thee to speak good for them, and to turn away thy wrath from them.
Will the Lord be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul?
Bless the Lord, O my soul. O Lord my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with honour and majesty.
For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?
my soul hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.
The Soul that sinneth shall die
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.
For my soul is full of troubles: and my life draweth nigh unto the grave.
When I remember these things, I pour out my soul in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.
Bless the Lord, O my soul: and all that is within me, bless his holy name.
my soul, wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him.
Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul.
Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.
For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O Lord.
1 Kings 1:29
And the king sware, and said, As the Lord liveth, that hath redeemed my soul out of all distress,
Woe is me! for I am as when they have gathered the summer fruits, as the grapegleanings of the vintage: there is no cluster to eat: my soul desired the firstripe fruit.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
Return unto thy rest, O my soul; for the Lord hath dealt bountifully with thee.
my soul is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law.
2 Samuel 4:9
And David answered Rechab and Baanah his brother, the sons of Rimmon the Beerothite, and said unto them, As the Lord liveth, who hath redeemed my soul out of all adversity,
Bless the Lord, all his works in all places of his dominion: bless the Lord, O my soul.
Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt.
But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.
Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my spirit upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.
Return, O Lord, deliver my soul: oh save me for thy mercies’ sake.
I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, my soul shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
my soul shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:
They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul.
In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedst me with strength in my soul.
my soul fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.
my soul thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?
Now the just shall live by faith: but if any man draw back, my soul shall have no pleasure in him.
Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.
O Lord, thou hast pleaded the causes of my soul; thou hast redeemed my life.
Bring my soul out of prison, that I may praise thy name: the righteous shall compass me about; for thou shalt deal bountifully with me.
What shall I say? he hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done it: I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul.
There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail.
Bible Verses About Soul KJV
Therefore I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul.
Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour.
But mine eyes are unto thee, O God the Lord: in thee is my trust; leave not my soul destitute.
Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; and my soul lothed them, and their soul also abhorred me.
In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul refused to be comforted.
But those that seek my soul, to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
my soul hath them still in remembrance, and is humbled in me.
I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul knoweth right well.
And make me savoury meat, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul may bless thee before I die.
I also could speak as ye do: if your soul were in my soul’s stead, I could heap up words against you, and shake mine head at you.
Deliver my soul from the sword; my darling from the power of the dog.
Draw nigh unto my soul, and redeem it: deliver me because of mine enemies.
Have mercy upon me, O Lord, for I am in trouble: mine eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul and my belly.
Praise ye the Lord. Praise the Lord, O my soul.
O my God, my soul is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar.
I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul.
Quicken me, O Lord, for thy name’s sake: for thy righteousness’ sake bring my soul out of trouble.
Truly my soul waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation.
And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: for I am thy servant.
Bless the Lord, O my soul, and forget not all his benefits:
Song of Solomon 1:7
Tell me, O thou whom my soul loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions?
Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah.
I said, Lord, be merciful unto me: heal my soul; for I have sinned against thee.
Shall I not visit for these things? saith the Lord: shall not my soul be avenged on such a nation as this?
Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.
Lord, how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul from their destructions, my darling from the lions.
my soul breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.
For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul from the lowest hell.
And I will say to my soul, Soul, thou hast much goods laid up for many years; take thine ease, eat, drink, and be merry.
But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Selah.
Lest he tear my soul like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
And he said, Bring it near to me, and I will eat of my son’s venison, that my soul may bless thee. And he brought it near to him, and he did eat: and he brought him wine and he drank.
For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul hateth: they are a trouble unto me; I am weary to bear them.
Unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul.
When my soul fainted within me I remembered the Lord: and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple.
my soul is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
Why art thou cast down, O my soul? and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
Let this be the reward of mine adversaries from the Lord, and of them that speak evil against my soul.
The Lord is my portion, saith my soul; therefore will I hope in him.
For thou hast delivered my soul from death: wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?
my soul melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.
I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul in adversities;
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.
Because thou wilt not leave my soul in hell, neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
my soul waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.
For these things I weep; mine eye, mine eye runneth down with water, because the comforter that should relieve my soul is far from me: my children are desolate, because the enemy prevailed.
And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul shall abhor you.
As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul;
Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.
Let the sinners be consumed out of the earth, and let the wicked be no more. Bless thou the Lord, O my soul. Praise ye the Lord.
Deliver my soul, O Lord, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.
When I wept, and chastened my soul with fasting, that was to my reproach.
Song of Solomon 3:1
By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.
My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, which thou hast redeemed.
my soul is also sore vexed: but thou, O Lord, how long?
Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul.
1 Samuel 24:11
Moreover, my father, see, yea, see the skirt of thy robe in my hand: for in that I cut off the skirt of thy robe, and killed thee not, know thou and see that there is neither evil nor transgression in mine hand, and I have not sinned against thee; yet thou huntest my soul to take it.
For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have digged for my soul.
1 Samuel 26:21
Then said Saul, I have sinned: return, my son David: for I will no more do thee harm, because my soul was precious in thine eyes this day: behold, I have played the fool, and have erred exceedingly.
In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul.
Song of Solomon 3:2
I will rise now, and go about the city in the streets, and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.
Lord, why castest thou off my soul? why hidest thou thy face from me?
Though I were perfect, yet would I not know my soul: I would despise my life.
How long will ye vex my soul, and break me in pieces with words?
Bible verse about nourishing the soul
Proverbs 11:17 TLB “Your own soul is nourished when you are kind; it is destroyed when you are cruel.”
Bible verse about feeding the soul
John 6:51 NIV “I am the living bread that came down from heaven. Whoever eats this bread will live forever. This bread is my flesh, which I will give for the life of the world.”
Bible verse about refreshing the soul
Psalm 51:10 NIV – “Create in me a pure heart, O God, and renew a steadfast spirit within me.”
Bible verse about gaining the world but losing your soul
Mark 8:36 KJV – “For what shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?”
Bible verse about love anchors the soul
Hebrews 6:19 NIV – “We have this hope as an anchor for the soul, firm and secure. It enters the inner sanctuary behind the curtain,”
Bible verse about saving the soul
Romans 10:9 ESV – “Because, if you confess with your mouth that Jesus is Lord and believe in your heart that God raised him from the dead, you will be saved.”
Bible verse about cleansing of the soul
Psalm 51:7 ESV – “Purge me with hyssop, and I shall be clean; wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow.”
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