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Want to know what the Bible says about the immortal soul? Here are 191 Bible verses about the immortal soul from the Old and New Testaments of the Holy Bible, New International Version (NIV), sorted from the most relevant to the least relevant.

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Matthew 10:28 NIV
Do not be afraid of those who kill the body but cannot kill the soul. Rather, be afraid of the One who can destroy both soul and body in hell.
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Genesis 2:7 NIV
Then the Lord God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.
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Ezekiel 18:4 NIV
For everyone belongs to me, the parent as well as the child—both alike belong to me. The one who sins is the one who will die.
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Romans 6:23 NIV
For the wages of sin is death, but the gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord.
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Ecclesiastes 9:5 NIV
For the living know that they will die,
    but the dead know nothing;
they have no further reward,
    and even their name is forgotten.
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Ezekiel 18:20 NIV
The one who sins is the one who will die. The child will not share the guilt of the parent, nor will the parent share the guilt of the child. The righteousness of the righteous will be credited to them, and the wickedness of the wicked will be charged against them.
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Ecclesiastes 12:7 NIV
and the dust returns to the ground it came from,
    and the spirit returns to God who gave it.
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Genesis 3:19 NIV
By the sweat of your brow
    you will eat your food
until you return to the ground,
    since from it you were taken;
for dust you are
    and to dust you will return.”
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1 Timothy 6:16 NIV
who alone is immortal and who lives in unapproachable light, whom no one has seen or can see. To him be honor and might forever. Amen.
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Romans 2:7 NIV
To those who by persistence in doing good seek glory, honor and immortality, he will give eternal life.
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Genesis 2:17 NIV
but you must not eat from the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, for when you eat from it you will certainly die.”
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1 Corinthians 15:53 NIV
For the perishable must clothe itself with the imperishable, and the mortal with immortality.
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John 3:13 NIV
No one has ever gone into heaven except the one who came from heaven —the Son of Man.
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John 5:28-29 NIV
28 “Do not be amazed at this, for a time is coming when all who are in their graves will hear his voice 29 and come out—those who have done what is good will rise to live, and those who have done what is evil will rise to be condemned.
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Job 32:8 NIV
But it is the spirit in a person,
    the breath of the Almighty, that gives them understanding.
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Hebrews 9:27 NIV
Just as people are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment,
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Ecclesiastes 3:19-20 NIV
19 Surely the fate of human beings is like that of the animals; the same fate awaits them both: As one dies, so dies the other. All have the same breath; humans have no advantage over animals. Everything is meaningless. 20 All go to the same place; all come from dust, and to dust all return.
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Genesis 3:4 NIV
“You will not certainly die,” the serpent said to the woman.
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1 Corinthians 2:11 NIV
For who knows a person’s thoughts except their own spirit within them? In the same way no one knows the thoughts of God except the Spirit of God.
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Acts 2:29 NIV
“Fellow Israelites, I can tell you confidently that the patriarch David died and was buried, and his tomb is here to this day.
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