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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 12 / 14 (Isa 53:10–Jer 38:16)

Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:10 - Yet it pleased the LORD to bruise him; he hath put him to grief: when thou shalt make his soul H5315 an offering for sin, he shall see his seed, he shall prolong his days, and the pleasure of the LORD shall prosper in his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:11 - He shall see of the travail of his soul, H5315 and shall be satisfied: by his knowledge shall my righteous servant justify many; for he shall bear their iniquities.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 53:12 - Therefore will I divide him a portion with the great, and he shall divide the spoil with the strong; because he hath poured out his soul H5315 unto death: and he was numbered with the transgressors; and he bare the sin of many, and made intercession for the transgressors.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:2 - Wherefore do ye spend money for that which is not bread? and your labour for that which satisfieth not? hearken diligently unto me, and eat ye that which is good, and let your soul H5315 delight itself in fatness.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 55:3 - Incline your ear, and come unto me: hear, and your soul H5315 shall live; and I will make an everlasting covenant with you, even the sure mercies of David.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 56:11 - Yea, they are greedy H5315 dogs which can never have enough, and they are shepherds that cannot understand: they all look to their own way, every one for his gain, from his quarter.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:3 - Wherefore have we fasted, say they, and thou seest not? wherefore have we afflicted our soul, H5315 and thou takest no knowledge? Behold, in the day of your fast ye find pleasure, and exact all your labours.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:5 - Is it such a fast that I have chosen? a day for a man to afflict his soul? H5315 is it to bow down his head as a bulrush, and to spread sackcloth and ashes under him? wilt thou call this a fast, and an acceptable day to the LORD?
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:10 - And if thou draw out thy soul H5315 to the hungry, and satisfy the afflicted soul; H5315 then shall thy light rise in obscurity, and thy darkness be as the noonday:
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 58:11 - And the LORD shall guide thee continually, and satisfy thy soul H5315 in drought, and make fat thy bones: and thou shalt be like a watered garden, and like a spring of water, whose waters fail not.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 61:10 - I will greatly rejoice in the LORD, my soul H5315 shall be joyful in my God; for he hath clothed me with the garments of salvation, he hath covered me with the robe of righteousness, as a bridegroom decketh himself with ornaments, and as a bride adorneth herself with her jewels.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 66:3 - He that killeth an ox is as if he slew a man; he that sacrificeth a lamb, as if he cut off a dog's neck; he that offereth an oblation, as if he offered swine's blood; he that burneth incense, as if he blessed an idol. Yea, they have chosen their own ways, and their soul H5315 delighteth in their abominations.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:24 - A wild ass used to the wilderness, that snuffeth up the wind at her pleasure; H5315 in her occasion who can turn her away? all they that seek her will not weary themselves; in her month they shall find her.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 2:34 - Also in thy skirts is found the blood of the souls H5315 of the poor innocents: I have not found it by secret search, but upon all these.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 3:11 - And the LORD said unto me, The backsliding Israel hath justified herself H5315 more than treacherous Judah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:10 - Then said I, Ah, Lord GOD! surely thou hast greatly deceived this people and Jerusalem, saying, Ye shall have peace; whereas the sword reacheth unto the soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:19 - My bowels, my bowels! I am pained at my very heart; my heart maketh a noise in me; I cannot hold my peace, because thou hast heard, O my soul, H5315 the sound of the trumpet, the alarm of war.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:30 - And when thou art spoiled, what wilt thou do? Though thou clothest thyself with crimson, though thou deckest thee with ornaments of gold, though thou rentest thy face with painting, in vain shalt thou make thyself fair; thy lovers will despise thee, they will seek thy life. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 4:31 - For I have heard a voice as of a woman in travail, and the anguish as of her that bringeth forth her first child, the voice of the daughter of Zion, that bewaileth herself, that spreadeth her hands, saying, Woe is me now! for my soul H5315 is wearied because of murderers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:9 - Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD: and shall not my soul H5315 be avenged on such a nation as this?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 5:29 - Shall I not visit for these things? saith the LORD: shall not my soul H5315 be avenged on such a nation as this?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:8 - Be thou instructed, O Jerusalem, lest my soul H5315 depart from thee; lest I make thee desolate, a land not inhabited.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 6:16 - Thus saith the LORD, Stand ye in the ways, and see, and ask for the old paths, where is the good way, and walk therein, and ye shall find rest for your souls. H5315 But they said, We will not walk therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 9:9 - Shall I not visit them for these things? saith the LORD: shall not my soul H5315 be avenged on such a nation as this?
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 11:21 - Therefore thus saith the LORD of the men of Anathoth, that seek thy life, H5315 saying, Prophesy not in the name of the LORD, that thou die not by our hand:
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 12:7 - I have forsaken mine house, I have left mine heritage; I have given the dearly beloved of my soul H5315 into the hand of her enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 13:17 - But if ye will not hear it, my soul H5315 shall weep in secret places for your pride; and mine eye shall weep sore, and run down with tears, because the LORD'S flock is carried away captive.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 14:19 - Hast thou utterly rejected Judah? hath thy soul H5315 lothed Zion? why hast thou smitten us, and there is no healing for us? we looked for peace, and there is no good; and for the time of healing, and behold trouble!
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:1 - Then said the LORD unto me, Though Moses and Samuel stood before me, yet my mind H5315 could not be toward this people: cast them out of my sight, and let them go forth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 15:9 - She that hath borne seven languisheth: she hath given up the ghost; H5315 her sun is gone down while it was yet day: she hath been ashamed and confounded: and the residue of them will I deliver to the sword before their enemies, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 17:21 - Thus saith the LORD; Take heed to yourselves, H5315 and bear no burden on the sabbath day, nor bring it in by the gates of Jerusalem;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 18:20 - Shall evil be recompensed for good? for they have digged a pit for my soul. H5315 Remember that I stood before thee to speak good for them, and to turn away thy wrath from them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:7 - And I will make void the counsel of Judah and Jerusalem in this place; and I will cause them to fall by the sword before their enemies, and by the hands of them that seek their lives: H5315 and their carcases will I give to be meat for the fowls of the heaven, and for the beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 19:9 - And I will cause them to eat the flesh of their sons and the flesh of their daughters, and they shall eat every one the flesh of his friend in the siege and straitness, wherewith their enemies, and they that seek their lives, H5315 shall straiten them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 20:13 - Sing unto the LORD, praise ye the LORD: for he hath delivered the soul H5315 of the poor from the hand of evildoers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:7 - And afterward, saith the LORD, I will deliver Zedekiah king of Judah, and his servants, and the people, and such as are left in this city from the pestilence, from the sword, and from the famine, into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of those that seek their life: H5315 and he shall smite them with the edge of the sword; he shall not spare them, neither have pity, nor have mercy.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 21:9 - He that abideth in this city shall die by the sword, and by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he that goeth out, and falleth to the Chaldeans that besiege you, he shall live, and his life H5315 shall be unto him for a prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:25 - And I will give thee into the hand of them that seek thy life, H5315 and into the hand of them whose face thou fearest, even into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of the Chaldeans.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 22:27 - But to the land whereunto they desire H5315 to return, thither shall they not return.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:19 - Did Hezekiah king of Judah and all Judah put him at all to death? did he not fear the LORD, and besought the LORD, and the LORD repented him of the evil which he had pronounced against them? Thus might we procure great evil against our souls. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:12 - Therefore they shall come and sing in the height of Zion, and shall flow together to the goodness of the LORD, for wheat, and for wine, and for oil, and for the young of the flock and of the herd: and their soul H5315 shall be as a watered garden; and they shall not sorrow any more at all.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:14 - And I will satiate the soul H5315 of the priests with fatness, and my people shall be satisfied with my goodness, saith the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:25 - For I have satiated the weary soul, H5315 and I have replenished every sorrowful soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 32:41 - Yea, I will rejoice over them to do them good, and I will plant them in this land assuredly with my whole heart and with my whole soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:16 - But ye turned and polluted my name, and caused every man his servant, and every man his handmaid, whom ye had set at liberty at their pleasure, H5315 to return, and brought them into subjection, to be unto you for servants and for handmaids.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:20 - I will even give them into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of them that seek their life: H5315 and their dead bodies shall be for meat unto the fowls of the heaven, and to the beasts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 34:21 - And Zedekiah king of Judah and his princes will I give into the hand of their enemies, and into the hand of them that seek their life, H5315 and into the hand of the king of Babylon's army, which are gone up from you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 37:9 - Thus saith the LORD; Deceive not yourselves, H5315 saying, The Chaldeans shall surely depart from us: for they shall not depart.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:2 - Thus saith the LORD, He that remaineth in this city shall die by the sword, by the famine, and by the pestilence: but he that goeth forth to the Chaldeans shall live; for he shall have his life H5315 for a prey, and shall live.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 38:16 - So Zedekiah the king sware secretly unto Jeremiah, saying, As the LORD liveth, that made us this soul, H5315 I will not put thee to death, neither will I give thee into the hand of these men that seek thy life. H5315

 
 
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