An Immortal Soul or an Immortal Spirit - are Both Immortal? HTML version
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The first four times soul is used in Genesis 1, it is used referring to animals,
not to a person.
Soul is used in the same verse referring to both animals and a person.
IF A SOUL CAN DIE IT CANNOT BE IMMORTAL.
The soul can die or is already dead in over 320 passages in the Old
SOUL OR SPIRIT? WHICH ONE IS IMMORTAL?
The soul and “eating of blood.”
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What is a man? Is a person born with an immortal soul, or do the saved
put on immortality at the resurrection? Is a person a three part being, an
animal body with both a soul and a spirit that will live without the body?
This is one of the most important questions of all time. It has more influence
on our conception of our nature, our view of life in this world and life after
death than any other question.
 Genesis 1:20 "The moving creature that has life" [soul - nehphesh,
used referring to animals]. Footnote in the King James Version, "The
moving creature that has soul." "Let the waters swarm with swarms of living
creatures" [soul - nehphesh] (American Standard Version) "The moving
creature that has life" (footnote in KJV).
 Genesis 1:21 "living creature" [soul - nehphesh, used referring to
animals] "And God created the great sea-monsters, and every living
creature [soul - nehphesh] that moves wherewith the water swarmed.”
 Genesis 1:24 "living creature" [soul - nehphesh, used referring to
animals] "And God said, Let the earth bring forth living creatures [soul -
nehphesh] after their kind, cattle, and creeping things, and beasts of the
 Genesis 1:30 "life" [soul - nehphesh, used referring to animals] "And
to every beast of the earth, and to every bird of the heavens, and to
everything that creeps upon the earth, wherein there is life" [soul -
nehphesh]. Animals are "a living soul."
ALL FOUR TIMES THAT SOUL [nehphesh] IS USED IN GENESIS
ONE, IT IS USED REFERRING TO ANIMALS, NOT TO A PERSON.
ANIMALS WERE SOULS, LIVING BEINGS, BEFORE ANY MAN
EXISTED. "Then God said, 'Let the waters teem with swarms of LIVING
SOULS [soul - nehpheshs], and let birds fly above the earth in the open
expanse of the heavens.' And God created the great sea monsters, and every