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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 753 times in 683 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV

Page 10 / 14 (Psa 131:2–Pro 22:23)

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 131:2 - Surely I have behaved and quieted myself, H5315 as a child that is weaned of his mother: my soul H5315 is even as a weaned child.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 138:3 - In the day when I cried thou answeredst me, and strengthenedst me with strength in my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 139:14 - I will praise thee; for I am fearfully and wonderfully made: marvellous are thy works; and that my soul H5315 knoweth right well.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 141:8 - But mine eyes are unto thee, O GOD the Lord: in thee is my trust; leave not my soul H5315 destitute.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:4 - I looked on my right hand, and beheld, but there was no man that would know me: refuge failed me; no man cared for my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 142:7 - Bring my soul H5315 out of prison, that I may praise thy name: the righteous shall compass me about; for thou shalt deal bountifully with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:3 - For the enemy hath persecuted my soul; H5315 he hath smitten my life down to the ground; he hath made me to dwell in darkness, as those that have been long dead.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:6 - I stretch forth my hands unto thee: my soul H5315 thirsteth after thee, as a thirsty land. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:8 - Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul H5315 unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:11 - Quicken me, O LORD, for thy name's sake: for thy righteousness' sake bring my soul H5315 out of trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 143:12 - And of thy mercy cut off mine enemies, and destroy all them that afflict my soul: H5315 for I am thy servant.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:1 - Praise ye the LORD. Praise the LORD, O my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:18 - And they lay wait for their own blood; they lurk privily for their own lives. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 1:19 - So are the ways of every one that is greedy of gain; which taketh away the life H5315 of the owners thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 2:10 - When wisdom entereth into thine heart, and knowledge is pleasant unto thy soul; H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:22 - So shall they be life unto thy soul, H5315 and grace to thy neck.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:16 - These six things doth the LORD hate: yea, seven are an abomination unto him: H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:26 - For by means of a whorish woman a man is brought to a piece of bread: and the adulteress will hunt for the precious life. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:30 - Men do not despise a thief, if he steal to satisfy his soul H5315 when he is hungry;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:32 - But whoso committeth adultery with a woman lacketh understanding: he that doeth it destroyeth his own soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 7:23 - Till a dart strike through his liver; as a bird hasteth to the snare, and knoweth not that it is for his life. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 8:36 - But he that sinneth against me wrongeth his own soul: H5315 all they that hate me love death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 10:3 - The LORD will not suffer the soul H5315 of the righteous to famish: but he casteth away the substance of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:17 - The merciful man doeth good to his own soul: H5315 but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:25 - The liberal soul H5315 shall be made fat: and he that watereth shall be watered also himself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 11:30 - The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls H5315 is wise.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 12:10 - A righteous man regardeth the life H5315 of his beast: but the tender mercies of the wicked are cruel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:2 - A man shall eat good by the fruit of his mouth: but the soul H5315 of the transgressors shall eat violence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:3 - He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: H5315 but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:4 - The soul H5315 of the sluggard desireth, and hath nothing: but the soul H5315 of the diligent shall be made fat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:8 - The ransom of a man's life H5315 are his riches: but the poor heareth not rebuke.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:19 - The desire accomplished is sweet to the soul: H5315 but it is abomination to fools to depart from evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 13:25 - The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: H5315 but the belly of the wicked shall want.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:10 - The heart knoweth his own H5315 bitterness; and a stranger doth not intermeddle with his joy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 14:25 - A true witness delivereth souls: H5315 but a deceitful witness speaketh lies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 15:32 - He that refuseth instruction despiseth his own soul: H5315 but he that heareth reproof getteth understanding.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:17 - The highway of the upright is to depart from evil: he that keepeth his way preserveth his soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:24 - Pleasant words are as an honeycomb, sweet to the soul, H5315 and health to the bones.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 16:26 - He H5315 that laboureth laboureth for himself; for his mouth craveth it of him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 18:7 - A fool's mouth is his destruction, and his lips are the snare of his soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:2 - Also, that the soul H5315 be without knowledge, it is not good; and he that hasteth with his feet sinneth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:8 - He that getteth wisdom loveth his own soul: H5315 he that keepeth understanding shall find good.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:15 - Slothfulness casteth into a deep sleep; and an idle soul H5315 shall suffer hunger.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:16 - He that keepeth the commandment keepeth his own soul; H5315 but he that despiseth his ways shall die.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 19:18 - Chasten thy son while there is hope, and let not thy soul H5315 spare for his crying.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:2 - The fear of a king is as the roaring of a lion: whoso provoketh him to anger sinneth against his own soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:10 - The soul H5315 of the wicked desireth evil: his neighbour findeth no favour in his eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 21:23 - Whoso keepeth his mouth and his tongue keepeth his soul H5315 from troubles.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:5 - Thorns and snares are in the way of the froward: he that doth keep his soul H5315 shall be far from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:23 - For the LORD will plead their cause, and spoil the soul H5315 of those that spoiled them.

 
 
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