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Lexicon :: Strong's H5315 - nephesh

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נֶפֶשׁ
Transliteration
nephesh
Pronunciation
neh'·fesh (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1395a

Strong’s Definitions

נֶפֶשׁ nephesh, neh'-fesh; from H5314; properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental):—any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, × dead(-ly), desire, × (dis-) contented, × fish, ghost, greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, × jeopardy of) life (× in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-) self, them (your) -selves, slay, soul, tablet, they, thing, (× she) will, × would have it.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 753x

The KJV translates Strong's H5315 in the following manner: soul (475x), life (117x), person (29x), mind (15x), heart (15x), creature (9x), body (8x), himself (8x), yourselves (6x), dead (5x), will (4x), desire (4x), man (3x), themselves (3x), any (3x), appetite (2x), miscellaneous (47x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 753x
The KJV translates Strong's H5315 in the following manner: soul (475x), life (117x), person (29x), mind (15x), heart (15x), creature (9x), body (8x), himself (8x), yourselves (6x), dead (5x), will (4x), desire (4x), man (3x), themselves (3x), any (3x), appetite (2x), miscellaneous (47x).
  1. soul, self, life, creature, person, appetite, mind, living being, desire, emotion, passion

    1. that which breathes, the breathing substance or being, soul, the inner being of man

    2. living being

    3. living being (with life in the blood)

    4. the man himself, self, person or individual

    5. seat of the appetites

    6. seat of emotions and passions

    7. activity of mind

      1. dubious

    8. activity of the will

      1. dubious

    9. activity of the character

      1. dubious

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נֶפֶשׁ nephesh, neh'-fesh; from H5314; properly, a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental):—any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, × dead(-ly), desire, × (dis-) contented, × fish, ghost, greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, × jeopardy of) life (× in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-) self, them (your) -selves, slay, soul, tablet, they, thing, (× she) will, × would have it.

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5315 matches the Hebrew נֶפֶשׁ (nephesh),
which occurs 692 times in 625 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Page 1 / 13 (Gen 1:20–Lev 4:27)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:20 - Then God said, “Let the waters [fn]teem with swarms of living creatures, H5315 and let birds fly above the earth [fn]in the open [fn]expanse of the heavens.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:21 - God created the great sea monsters and every living creature H5315 that moves, with which the waters swarmed after their kind, and every winged bird after its kind; and God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:24 - Then God said, “Let the earth bring forth living creatures H5315 after [fn]their kind: cattle and creeping things and beasts of the earth after [fn]their kind”; and it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:30 - and to every beast of the earth and to every bird of the [fn]sky and to every thing that [fn]moves on the earth [fn]which has life, H5315 I have given every green plant for food”; and it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:7 - Then the LORD God formed man of dust from the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living [fn]being. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:19 - Out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field and every bird of the [fn]sky, and brought them to the man to see what he would call them; and whatever the man called a living creature, H5315 that was its name.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:4 - “Only you shall not eat flesh with its life, H5315 that is, its blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:5 - “Surely I will require [fn]your lifeblood; H5315 [fn]from every beast I will require it. And [fn]from every man, [fn]from every man’s brother I will require the life H5315 of man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:10 - and with every living creature H5315 that is with you, the birds, the cattle, and every beast of the earth with you; of all that comes out of the ark, even every beast of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:12 - God said, “This is the sign of the covenant which I am making between Me and you and every living creature H5315 that is with you, for [fn]all successive generations;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:15 - and I will remember My covenant, which is between Me and you and every living creature H5315 of all flesh; and never again shall the water become a flood to destroy all flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:16 - “When the bow is in the cloud, then I will look upon it, to remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature H5315 of all flesh that is on the earth.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:5 - Abram took Sarai his wife and Lot his nephew, and all their possessions which they had accumulated, and the [fn]persons H5315 which they had acquired in Haran, and they [fn]set out for the land of Canaan; thus they came to the land of Canaan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:21 - The king of Sodom said to Abram, “Give the [fn]people H5315 to me and take the goods for yourself.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:14 - “But an uncircumcised male who is not circumcised in the flesh of his foreskin, that person H5315 shall be cut off from his people; he has broken My covenant.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:17 - When they had brought them outside, [fn]one said, “Escape for your life! H5315 Do not look behind you, and do not stay [fn]anywhere in the valley; escape to the [fn]mountains, or you will be swept away.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:19 - “Now behold, your servant has found favor in your sight, and you have magnified your lovingkindness, which you have shown me by saving my life; H5315 but I cannot escape to the [fn]mountains, for the disaster will overtake me and I will die;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:20 - now behold, this town is near enough to flee to, and it is small. Please, let me escape there (is it not small?) [fn]that my life H5315 may be saved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:8 - And he spoke with them, saying, “If it is your [fn]wish H5315 for me to bury my dead out of my sight, hear me, and approach Ephron the son of Zohar for me,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:4 - and prepare a savory dish for me such as I love, and bring it to me that I may eat, so that my soul H5315 may bless you before I die.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:30 - So Jacob named the place [fn]Peniel, for he said, “I have seen God face to face, yet my [fn]life H5315 has been preserved.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:8 - But Hamor spoke with them, saying, “The soul H5315 of my son Shechem longs for your daughter; please give her to him [fn]in marriage.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:18 - It came about as her soul H5315 was departing (for she died), that she named him [fn]Ben-oni; but his father called him [fn]Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:21 - But Reuben heard this and rescued him out of their hands and said, “Let us not [fn]take his life.” H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:21 - Then they said to one another, “Truly we are guilty concerning our brother, because we saw the distress of his soul H5315 when he pleaded with us, yet we would not listen; therefore this distress has come upon us.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:30 - “Now, therefore, when I come to your servant my father, and the lad is not with us, since [fn]his life H5315 is bound up in the lad’s life, H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:18 - These are the sons of Zilpah, whom Laban gave to his daughter Leah; and she bore to Jacob these sixteen persons. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:22 - These are the sons of Rachel, who were born to Jacob; there were fourteen persons H5315 in all.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:25 - These are the sons of Bilhah, whom Laban gave to his daughter Rachel, and she bore these to Jacob; there were seven persons H5315 in all.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:26 - All the persons H5315 belonging to Jacob, who came to Egypt, [fn]his direct descendants, not including the wives of Jacob’s sons, were sixty-six persons H5315 in all,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:27 - and the sons of Joseph, who were born to him in Egypt were [fn]two; all the persons H5315 of the house of Jacob, who came to Egypt, were seventy.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:6 - “Let my soul H5315 not enter into their council;
Let not my glory be united with their assembly;
Because in their anger they slew [fn]men,
And in their self-will they lamed [fn]oxen.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:5 - All the [fn]persons H5315 who came from the loins of Jacob were seventy [fn]in number, H5315 but Joseph was already in Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:19 - Now the LORD said to Moses in Midian, “Go [fn]back to Egypt, for all the men who were seeking your life H5315 are dead.”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:4 - ‘Now if the household is too small for a [fn]lamb, then he and his neighbor nearest to his house are to take one according to the [fn]number of persons H5315 in them; according to [fn]what each man should eat, you are to [fn]divide the lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:15 - ‘Seven days you shall eat unleavened bread, but on the first day you shall [fn]remove leaven from your houses; for whoever eats anything leavened from the first day until the seventh day, that [fn]person H5315 shall be cut off from Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:16 - ‘On the first day you shall have a holy assembly, and another holy assembly on the seventh day; no work at all shall be done on them, except what must be eaten [fn]by every person, H5315 that alone may be [fn]prepared by you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:19 - ‘Seven days there shall be no leaven found in your houses; for whoever eats what is leavened, that [fn]person H5315 shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he is an alien or a native of the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:9 - “The enemy said, ‘I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil;
My [fn]desire H5315 shall be [fn]gratified against them;
I will draw out my sword, my hand will [fn]destroy them.’
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:16 - “This is [fn]what the LORD has commanded, ‘Gather of it every man [fn]as much as he should eat; you shall take [fn]an omer apiece according to the number of persons H5315 each of you has in his tent.’”
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:23 - “But if there is any further injury, then you shall appoint as a penalty life H5315 for life, H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:30 - “If a ransom is [fn]demanded of him, then he shall give for the redemption of his life H5315 whatever is [fn]demanded of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:9 - “You shall not oppress a [fn]stranger, since you yourselves know the [fn]feelings H5315 of a [fn]stranger, for you also were [fn]strangers in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:12 - “When you take a [fn]census of the sons of Israel [fn]to number them, then each one of them shall give a ransom for [fn]himself H5315 to the LORD, when you [fn]number them, so that there will be no plague among them when you [fn]number them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:15 - “The rich shall not pay more and the poor shall not pay less than the half shekel, when you give the [fn]contribution to the LORD to make atonement for [fn]yourselves. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:16 - “You shall take the atonement money from the sons of Israel and shall give it for the service of the tent of meeting, that it may be a memorial for the sons of Israel before the LORD, to make atonement for [fn]yourselves.” H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:14 - ‘Therefore you are to observe the sabbath, for it is holy to you. Everyone who profanes it shall surely be put to death; for whoever does any work on it, that person H5315 shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:1 - ‘Now when anyone H5315 presents a grain offering as an offering to the LORD, his offering shall be of fine flour, and he shall pour oil on it and put frankincense on it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:2 - “Speak to the sons of Israel, saying, ‘If a person H5315 sins unintentionally in any of the [fn]things which the LORD has commanded not to be done, and commits any of them,
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:27 - ‘Now if [fn]anyone H5315 of [fn]the common people sins unintentionally in doing any of the [fn]things which the LORD has commanded not to be done, and becomes guilty,

 
 
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