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

Page 11 / 14 (Pro 22:25–Isa 51:23)

Unchecked Copy BoxPro 22:25 - Lest thou learn his ways, and get a snare to thy soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:2 - And put a knife to thy throat, if thou be a man given to appetite. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:7 - For as he thinketh in his heart, H5315 so is he: Eat and drink, saith he to thee; but his heart is not with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 23:14 - Thou shalt beat him with the rod, and shalt deliver his soul H5315 from hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:12 - If thou sayest, Behold, we knew it not; doth not he that pondereth the heart consider it? and he that keepeth thy soul, H5315 doth not he know it? and shall not he render to every man according to his works?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:14 - So shall the knowledge of wisdom be unto thy soul: H5315 when thou hast found it, then there shall be a reward, and thy expectation shall not be cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:13 - As the cold of snow in the time of harvest, so is a faithful messenger to them that send him: for he refresheth the soul H5315 of his masters.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 25:25 - As cold waters to a thirsty soul, H5315 so is good news from a far country.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:7 - The full soul H5315 loatheth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul H5315 every bitter thing is sweet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 27:9 - Ointment and perfume rejoice the heart: so doth the sweetness of a man's friend by hearty H5315 counsel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:17 - A man that doeth violence to the blood of any person H5315 shall flee to the pit; let no man stay him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 28:25 - He that is of a proud heart H5315 stirreth up strife: but he that putteth his trust in the LORD shall be made fat.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:10 - The bloodthirsty hate the upright: but the just seek his soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:17 - Correct thy son, and he shall give thee rest; yea, he shall give delight unto thy soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 29:24 - Whoso is partner with a thief hateth his own soul: H5315 he heareth cursing, and bewrayeth it not.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 31:6 - Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 2:24 - There is nothing better for a man, than that he should eat and drink, and that he should make his soul H5315 enjoy good in his labour. This also I saw, that it was from the hand of God.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 4:8 - There is one alone, and there is not a second; yea, he hath neither child nor brother: yet is there no end of all his labour; neither is his eye satisfied with riches; neither saith he, For whom do I labour, and bereave my soul H5315 of good? This is also vanity, yea, it is a sore travail.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:2 - A man to whom God hath given riches, wealth, and honour, so that he wanteth nothing for his soul H5315 of all that he desireth, yet God giveth him not power to eat thereof, but a stranger eateth it: this is vanity, and it is an evil disease.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:3 - If a man beget an hundred children, and live many years, so that the days of his years be many, and his soul H5315 be not filled with good, and also that he have no burial; I say, that an untimely birth is better than he.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:7 - All the labour of man is for his mouth, and yet the appetite H5315 is not filled.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 6:9 - Better is the sight of the eyes than the wandering of the desire: H5315 this is also vanity and vexation of spirit.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 7:28 - Which yet my soul H5315 seeketh, but I find not: one man among a thousand have I found; but a woman among all those have I not found.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 1:7 - Tell me, O thou whom my soul H5315 loveth, where thou feedest, where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon: for why should I be as one that turneth aside by the flocks of thy companions?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:1 - By night on my bed I sought him whom my soul H5315 loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:2 - I will rise now, and go about the city in the streets, and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul H5315 loveth: I sought him, but I found him not.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:3 - The watchmen that go about the city found me: to whom I said, Saw ye him whom my soul H5315 loveth?
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 3:4 - It was but a little that I passed from them, but I found him whom my soul H5315 loveth: I held him, and would not let him go, until I had brought him into my mother's house, and into the chamber of her that conceived me.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 5:6 - I opened to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself, and was gone: my soul H5315 failed when he spake: I sought him, but I could not find him; I called him, but he gave me no answer.
Unchecked Copy BoxSng 6:12 - Or ever I was aware, my soul H5315 made me like the chariots of Amminadib.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 1:14 - Your new moons and your appointed feasts my soul H5315 hateth: they are a trouble unto me; I am weary to bear them.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:9 - The shew of their countenance doth witness against them; and they declare their sin as Sodom, they hide it not. Woe unto their soul! H5315 for they have rewarded evil unto themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 3:20 - The bonnets, and the ornaments of the legs, and the headbands, and the tablets, H5315 and the earrings,
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 5:14 - Therefore hell hath enlarged herself, H5315 and opened her mouth without measure: and their glory, and their multitude, and their pomp, and he that rejoiceth, shall descend into it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 10:18 - And shall consume the glory of his forest, and of his fruitful field, both soul H5315 and body: and they shall be as when a standardbearer fainteth.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 15:4 - And Heshbon shall cry, and Elealeh: their voice shall be heard even unto Jahaz: therefore the armed soldiers of Moab shall cry out; his life H5315 shall be grievous unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 19:10 - And they shall be broken in the purposes thereof, all that make sluices and ponds for fish. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:8 - Yea, in the way of thy judgments, O LORD, have we waited for thee; the desire of our soul H5315 is to thy name, and to the remembrance of thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 26:9 - With my soul H5315 have I desired thee in the night; yea, with my spirit within me will I seek thee early: for when thy judgments are in the earth, the inhabitants of the world will learn righteousness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 29:8 - It shall even be as when an hungry man dreameth, and, behold, he eateth; but he awaketh, and his soul H5315 is empty: or as when a thirsty man dreameth, and, behold, he drinketh; but he awaketh, and, behold, he is faint, and his soul H5315 hath appetite: so shall the multitude of all the nations be, that fight against mount Zion.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 32:6 - For the vile person will speak villany, and his heart will work iniquity, to practise hypocrisy, and to utter error against the LORD, to make empty the soul H5315 of the hungry, and he will cause the drink of the thirsty to fail.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:15 - What shall I say? he hath both spoken unto me, and himself hath done it: I shall go softly all my years in the bitterness of my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 38:17 - Behold, for peace I had great bitterness: but thou hast in love to my soul H5315 delivered it from the pit of corruption: for thou hast cast all my sins behind thy back.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 42:1 - Behold my servant, whom I uphold; mine elect, in whom my soul H5315 delighteth; I have put my spirit upon him: he shall bring forth judgment to the Gentiles.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 43:4 - Since thou wast precious in my sight, thou hast been honourable, and I have loved thee: therefore will I give men for thee, and people for thy life. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 44:20 - He feedeth on ashes: a deceived heart hath turned him aside, that he cannot deliver his soul, H5315 nor say, Is there not a lie in my right hand?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 46:2 - They stoop, they bow down together; they could not deliver the burden, but themselves H5315 are gone into captivity.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 47:14 - Behold, they shall be as stubble; the fire shall burn them; they shall not deliver themselves H5315 from the power of the flame: there shall not be a coal to warm at, nor fire to sit before it.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 49:7 - Thus saith the LORD, the Redeemer of Israel, and his Holy One, to him whom man H5315 despiseth, to him whom the nation abhorreth, to a servant of rulers, Kings shall see and arise, princes also shall worship, because of the LORD that is faithful, and the Holy One of Israel, and he shall choose thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 51:23 - But I will put it into the hand of them that afflict thee; which have said to thy soul, H5315 Bow down, that we may go over: and thou hast laid thy body as the ground, and as the street, to them that went over.

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