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Kochot Hanefesh

(lit. “powers of the soul”); Chassidut discusses ten “powers” or faculties with which the soul is vested: The three intellectual ones - chochmah (insight, wisdom), binah (development, understanding), and da’at (application, knowledge). The seven emotional attributes: chessed (kindness, giving), gevurah (severity, withholding), tiferet (beauty, mercy), netzach (victory, prevailing), hod (splendor, acknowledgment), yesod (foundation), and malchut (royalty)

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Entry for 'Kochot Hanefesh'. Chabad Knowledge Base. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ckb/k/kochot-hanefesh.html. 2012.

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