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Lexicon :: Strong's H5315 - nephesh

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 - And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath H5315 life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:21 - And God created great whales, and every living creature H5315 that moveth, which the waters brought forth abundantly, after their kind, and every winged fowl after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:24 - And God said, Let the earth bring forth the living creature H5315 after his kind, cattle, and creeping thing, and beast of the earth after his kind: and it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 1:30 - And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, H5315 I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:7 - And the LORD God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 2:19 - And out of the ground the LORD God formed every beast of the field, and every fowl of the air; and brought them unto Adam to see what he would call them: and whatsoever Adam called every living creature, H5315 that was the name thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:4 - But flesh with the life H5315 thereof, which is the blood thereof, shall ye not eat.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:5 - And surely your blood of your lives H5315 will I require; at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life H5315 of man.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:10 - And with every living creature H5315 that is with you, of the fowl, of the cattle, and of every beast of the earth with you; from all that go out of the ark, to every beast of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:12 - And God said, This is the token of the covenant which I make between me and you and every living creature H5315 that is with you, for perpetual 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 the waters shall no more become a flood to destroy all flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 9:16 - And the bow shall be in the cloud; and I will look upon it, that I may remember the everlasting covenant between God and every living creature H5315 of all flesh that is upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 12:5 - And Abram took Sarai his wife, and Lot his brother's son, and all their substance that they had gathered, and the souls H5315 that they had gotten in Haran; and they went forth to go into the land of Canaan; and into the land of Canaan they came.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 14:21 - And the king of Sodom said unto Abram, Give me the persons, H5315 and take the goods to thyself.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 17:14 - And the uncircumcised man child whose flesh of his foreskin is not circumcised, that soul H5315 shall be cut off from his people; he hath broken my covenant.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:17 - And it came to pass, when they had brought them forth abroad, that he said, Escape for thy life; H5315 look not behind thee, neither stay thou in all the plain; escape to the mountain, lest thou be consumed.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:19 - Behold now, thy servant hath found grace in thy sight, and thou hast magnified thy mercy, which thou hast shewed unto me in saving my life; H5315 and I cannot escape to the mountain, lest some evil take me, and I die:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 19:20 - Behold now, this city is near to flee unto, and it is a little one: Oh, let me escape thither, (is it not a little one?) and my soul H5315 shall live.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 23:8 - And he communed with them, saying, If it be your mind H5315 that I should bury my dead out of my sight; hear me, and intreat for me to Ephron the son of Zohar,
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 27:4 - And make me savoury meat, such as I love, and bring it to me, that I may eat; that my soul H5315 may bless thee before I die.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 32:30 - And Jacob called the name of the place Peniel: for I have seen God face to face, and my life H5315 is preserved.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 34:8 - And Hamor communed with them, saying, The soul H5315 of my son Shechem longeth for your daughter: I pray you give her him to wife.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:18 - And it came to pass, as her soul H5315 was in departing, (for she died ) that she called his name Benoni: but his father called him Benjamin.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:21 - And Reuben heard it, and he delivered him out of their hands; and said, Let us not kill H5315 him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 42:21 - And they said one to another, We are verily guilty concerning our brother, in that we saw the anguish of his soul, H5315 when he besought us, and we would not hear; therefore is this distress come upon us.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 44:30 - Now therefore when I come to thy servant my father, and the lad be not with us; seeing that 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 Leah his daughter, and these she bare unto Jacob, even sixteen souls. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:22 - These are the sons of Rachel, which were born to Jacob: all the souls H5315 were fourteen.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:25 - These are the sons of Bilhah, which Laban gave unto Rachel his daughter, and she bare these unto Jacob: all the souls H5315 were seven.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:26 - All the souls H5315 that came with Jacob into Egypt, which came out of his loins, besides Jacob's sons' wives, all the souls H5315 were threescore and six;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 46:27 - And the sons of Joseph, which were born him in Egypt, were two souls: H5315 all the souls H5315 of the house of Jacob, which came into Egypt, were threescore and ten.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 49:6 - O my soul, H5315 come not thou into their secret; unto their assembly, mine honour, be not thou united: for in their anger they slew a man, and in their selfwill they digged down a wall.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 1:5 - And all the souls H5315 that came out of the loins of Jacob were seventy souls: H5315 for Joseph was in Egypt already.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 4:19 - And the LORD said unto Moses in Midian, Go, return into Egypt: for all the men are dead which sought thy life. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:4 - And if the household be too little for the lamb, let him and his neighbour next unto his house take it according to the number of the souls; H5315 every man according to his eating shall make your count for the lamb.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:15 - Seven days shall ye eat unleavened bread; even the first day ye shall put away leaven out of your houses: for whosoever eateth leavened bread from the first day until the seventh day, that soul H5315 shall be cut off from Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:16 - And in the first day there shall be an holy convocation, and in the seventh day there shall be an holy convocation to you; no manner of work shall be done in them, save that which every man H5315 must eat, that only may be done of you.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 12:19 - Seven days shall there be no leaven found in your houses: for whosoever eateth that which is leavened, even that soul H5315 shall be cut off from the congregation of Israel, whether he be a stranger, or born in the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 15:9 - The enemy said, I will pursue, I will overtake, I will divide the spoil; my lust H5315 shall be satisfied upon them; I will draw my sword, my hand shall destroy them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 16:16 - This is the thing which the LORD hath commanded, Gather of it every man according to his eating, an omer for every man, according to the number of your persons; H5315 take ye every man for them which are in his tents.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:23 - And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life H5315 for life, H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 21:30 - If there be laid on him a sum of money, then he shall give for the ransom of his life H5315 whatsoever is laid upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 23:9 - Also thou shalt not oppress a stranger: for ye know the heart H5315 of a stranger, seeing ye were strangers in the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:12 - When thou takest the sum of the children of Israel after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul H5315 unto the LORD, when thou numberest them; that there be no plague among them, when thou numberest them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:15 - The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, when they give an offering unto the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:16 - And thou shalt take the atonement money of the children of Israel, and shalt appoint it for the service of the tabernacle of the congregation; that it may be a memorial unto the children of Israel before the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:14 - Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul H5315 shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:1 - And when any H5315 will offer a meat offering unto the LORD, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil upon it, and put frankincense thereon:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:2 - Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a soul H5315 shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and shall do against any of them:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:27 - And if any one H5315 of the common people sin through ignorance, while he doeth somewhat against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and be guilty;

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