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Lexicon :: Strong's H5397 - nĕshamah

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נְשָׁמָה
Transliteration
nĕshamah
Pronunciation
nesh·ä·mä' (Key)
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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1433a

Strong’s Definitions

נְשָׁמָה nᵉshâmâh, nesh-aw-maw'; from H5395; a puff, i.e. wind, angry or vital breath, divine inspiration, intellect. or (concretely) an animal:—blast, (that) breath(-eth), inspiration, soul, spirit.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x

The KJV translates Strong's H5397 in the following manner: breath (17x), blast (3x), spirit (2x), inspiration (1x), souls (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 24x
The KJV translates Strong's H5397 in the following manner: breath (17x), blast (3x), spirit (2x), inspiration (1x), souls (1x).
  1. breath, spirit

    1. breath (of God)

    2. breath (of man)

    3. every breathing thing

    4. spirit (of man)

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
נְשָׁמָה nᵉshâmâh, nesh-aw-maw'; from H5395; a puff, i.e. wind, angry or vital breath, divine inspiration, intellect. or (concretely) an animal:—blast, (that) breath(-eth), inspiration, soul, spirit.

H5397

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H5397 matches the Hebrew נְשָׁמָה (nĕshamah),
which occurs 29 times in 24 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the NASB

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:7 - Then the LORD God formed a man[fn] from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 7:22 - Everything on dry land that had the breath of life in its nostrils died.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 20:16 - However, in the cities of the nations the LORD your God is giving you as an inheritance, do not leave alive anything that breathes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:40 - So Joshua subdued the whole region, including the hill country, the Negev, the western foothills and the mountain slopes, together with all their kings. He left no survivors. He totally destroyed all who breathed, just as the LORD, the God of Israel, had commanded.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:11 - Everyone in it they put to the sword. They totally destroyed[fn] them, not sparing anyone that breathed, and he burned Hazor itself.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:14 - The Israelites carried off for themselves all the plunder and livestock of these cities, but all the people they put to the sword until they completely destroyed them, not sparing anyone that breathed.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:16 - The valleys of the sea were exposed and the foundations of the earth laid bare at the rebuke of the LORD, at the blast of breath from his nostrils.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 15:29 - As soon as he began to reign, he killed Jeroboam’s whole family. He did not leave Jeroboam anyone that breathed, but destroyed them all, according to the word of the LORD given through his servant Ahijah the Shilonite.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ki 17:17 - Some time later the son of the woman who owned the house became ill. He grew worse and worse, and finally stopped breathing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 4:9 - At the breath of God they perish; at the blast of his anger they are no more.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 26:4 - Who has helped you utter these words? And whose spirit spoke from your mouth?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:3 - as long as I have life within me, the breath of God in my nostrils,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:8 - But it is the spirit[fn] in a person, the breath of the Almighty, that gives them understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:4 - The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 34:14 - If it were his intention and he withdrew his spirit[fn] and breath,
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 37:10 - The breath of God produces ice, and the broad waters become frozen.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:15 - The valleys of the sea were exposed and the foundations of the earth laid bare at your rebuke, LORD, at the blast of breath from your nostrils.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 150:6 - Let everything that has breath praise the LORD. Praise the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:27 - The human spirit is[fn] the lamp of the LORD that sheds light on one’s inmost being.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 2:22 - Stop trusting in mere humans, who have but a breath in their nostrils. Why hold them in esteem?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 30:33 - Topheth has long been prepared; it has been made ready for the king. Its fire pit has been made deep and wide, with an abundance of fire and wood; the breath of the LORD, like a stream of burning sulfur, sets it ablaze.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:5 - This is what God the LORD says— the Creator of the heavens, who stretches them out, who spreads out the earth with all that springs from it, who gives breath to its people, and life to those who walk on it:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 57:16 - I will not accuse them forever, nor will I always be angry, for then they would faint away because of me— the very people I have created.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 10:17 - How can I, your servant, talk with you, my lord? My strength is gone and I can hardly breathe.”
 
 
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