Having discussed נשמה, neshamah in part 1, now I will move to the other two Hebrew words for "soul": נפש, nefesh and רוח, ruach. In the Mussar book, "The Ways of the Righteous", the nefesh and ruach are likened as two masters of our soul. These two, however, are subordinate to the neshamah. This can … Continue reading 3 Hebrew Words For A Human Soul: Neshamah, Nefesh, Ruach. Part 2: Nefesh and Ruach.