Gen 1:21 So God created the great sea creatures and every living creature [Hebrew -- nephesh]that moves, with which the waters swarm, according to their kinds, and every winged bird according to its kind. And God saw that it was good.
Gen 1:24 And God said, "Let the earth bring forth living creatures [Hebrew -- nephesh] according to their kinds--livestock and creeping things and beasts of the earth according to their kinds." And it was so.
Gen 2:7 then the LORD God formed the man of dust from the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living soul [Hebrew -- nephesh].
(KJV)Pro 27:7 The full soul [Hebrew -- nephesh] loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul [Hebrew -- nephesh]every bitter thing is sweet.
(NASB)Pro 27:7 A sated man [Hebrew -- nephesh] loathes honey, But to a famished man [Hebrew -- nephesh] any bitter thing is sweet.
Hebrew -- nephesh: From Strong's
From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental): - any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, X dead (-ly), desire, X [dis-] contented, X fish, ghost, + greedy, he, heart (-y), (hath, X jeopardy of) life (X in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortality, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-) self, them (your) -selves, + slay, soul, + tablet, they, thing, (X she) will, X would have it.