Translated, God’s Word says this; God created man, a living soul. What it means is, your soul is you and vice versa. Although you have a mortal body, the real you is immortal. You live on this earth for a short time, but you, a living soul lives in the immortal world forever. He could not lose his soul, or sell his soul. To do either would be the end of him. He would be in Hell, not talking to the turtle.