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Lexicon :: Strong's H5315 - nephesh

נֶפֶשׁ
Transliteration
nephesh
Pronunciation
neh'·fesh (Key)
Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 1395a

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).
Outline of Biblical Usage [?]
  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.
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Strong's Number H5315 matches the Hebrew נֶפֶשׁ (nephesh),
which occurs 753 times in 683 verses in the Hebrew concordance of the KJV
Page 13 / 14 (Jer 38:17–Eze 23:17)

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Then said Jeremiah unto Zedekiah, Thus saith the LORD, the God of hosts, the God of Israel; If thou wilt assuredly go forth unto the king of Babylon's princes, then thy soul H5315 shall live, and this city shall not be burned with fire; and thou shalt live, and thine house:

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But Jeremiah said, They shall not deliver thee. Obey, I beseech thee, the voice of the LORD, which I speak unto thee: so it shall be well unto thee, and thy soul H5315 shall live.

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For I will surely deliver thee, and thou shalt not fall by the sword, but thy life H5315 shall be for a prey unto thee: because thou hast put thy trust in me, saith the LORD.

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And said unto him, Dost thou certainly know that Baalis the king of the Ammonites hath sent Ishmael the son of Nethaniah to slay H5315 thee? But Gedaliah the son of Ahikam believed them not.

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Then Johanan the son of Kareah spake to Gedaliah in Mizpah secretly, saying, Let me go, I pray thee, and I will slay Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and no man shall know it: wherefore should he slay H5315 thee, that all the Jews which are gathered unto thee should be scattered, and the remnant in Judah perish?

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For ye dissembled in your hearts, H5315 when ye sent me unto the LORD your God, saying, Pray for us unto the LORD our God; and according unto all that the LORD our God shall say, so declare unto us, and we will do it.

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Even men, and women, and children, and the king's daughters, and every person H5315 that Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had left with Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, and Jeremiah the prophet, and Baruch the son of Neriah.

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Therefore now thus saith the LORD, the God of hosts, the God of Israel; Wherefore commit ye this great evil against your souls, H5315 to cut off from you man and woman, child and suckling, out of Judah, to leave you none to remain;

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So that none of the remnant of Judah, which are gone into the land of Egypt to sojourn there, shall escape or remain, that they should return into the land of Judah, to the which they have a desire H5315 to return to dwell there: for none shall return but such as shall escape.

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Thus saith the LORD; Behold, I will give Pharaohhophra king of Egypt into the hand of his enemies, and into the hand of them that seek his life; H5315 as I gave Zedekiah king of Judah into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, his enemy, and that sought his life. H5315

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And seekest thou great things for thyself? seek them not: for, behold, I will bring evil upon all flesh, saith the LORD: but thy life H5315 will I give unto thee for a prey in all places whither thou goest.

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And I will deliver them into the hand of those that seek their lives, H5315 and into the hand of Nebuchadrezzar king of Babylon, and into the hand of his servants: and afterward it shall be inhabited, as in the days of old, saith the LORD.

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Flee, save your lives, H5315 and be like the heath in the wilderness.

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For I will cause Elam to be dismayed before their enemies, and before them that seek their life: H5315 and I will bring evil upon them, even my fierce anger, saith the LORD; and I will send the sword after them, till I have consumed them:

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And I will bring Israel again to his habitation, and he shall feed on Carmel and Bashan, and his soul H5315 shall be satisfied upon mount Ephraim and Gilead.

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Flee out of the midst of Babylon, and deliver every man his soul: H5315 be not cut off in her iniquity; for this is the time of the LORD'S vengeance; he will render unto her a recompence.

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The LORD of hosts hath sworn by himself, H5315 saying, Surely I will fill thee with men, as with caterpillers; and they shall lift up a shout against thee.

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My people, go ye out of the midst of her, and deliver ye every man his soul H5315 from the fierce anger of the LORD.

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In the eighteenth year of Nebuchadrezzar he carried away captive from Jerusalem eight hundred thirty and two persons: H5315

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In the three and twentieth year of Nebuchadrezzar Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard carried away captive of the Jews seven hundred forty and five persons: H5315 all the persons H5315 were four thousand and six hundred.

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All her people sigh, they seek bread; they have given their pleasant things for meat to relieve the soul: H5315 see, O LORD, and consider; for I am become vile.

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For these things I weep; mine eye, mine eye runneth down with water, because the comforter that should relieve my soul H5315 is far from me: my children are desolate, because the enemy prevailed.

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I called for my lovers, but they deceived me: my priests and mine elders gave up the ghost in the city, while they sought their meat to relieve their souls. H5315

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They say to their mothers, Where is corn and wine? when they swooned as the wounded in the streets of the city, when their soul H5315 was poured out into their mothers' bosom.

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Arise, cry out in the night: in the beginning of the watches pour out thine heart like water before the face of the Lord: lift up thy hands toward him for the life H5315 of thy young children, that faint for hunger in the top of every street.

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And thou hast removed my soul H5315 far off from peace: I forgat prosperity.

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My soul H5315 hath them still in remembrance, and is humbled in me.

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The LORD is my portion, saith my soul; H5315 therefore will I hope in him.

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The LORD is good unto them that wait for him, to the soul H5315 that seeketh him.

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Mine eye affecteth mine heart H5315 because of all the daughters of my city.

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O Lord, thou hast pleaded the causes of my soul; H5315 thou hast redeemed my life.

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We gat our bread with the peril of our lives H5315 because of the sword of the wilderness.

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Yet if thou warn the wicked, and he turn not from his wickedness, nor from his wicked way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul. H5315

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Nevertheless if thou warn the righteous man, that the righteous sin not, and he doth not sin, he shall surely live, because he is warned; also thou hast delivered thy soul. H5315

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Then said I, Ah Lord GOD! behold, my soul H5315 hath not been polluted: for from my youth up even till now have I not eaten of that which dieth of itself, or is torn in pieces; neither came there abominable flesh into my mouth.

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They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed: their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall not satisfy their souls, H5315 neither fill their bowels: because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

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And say, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Woe to the women that sew pillows to all armholes, and make kerchiefs upon the head of every stature to hunt souls! H5315 Will ye hunt the souls H5315 of my people, and will ye save the souls H5315 alive that come unto you?

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And will ye pollute me among my people for handfuls of barley and for pieces of bread, to slay the souls H5315 that should not die, and to save the souls H5315 alive that should not live, by your lying to my people that hear your lies?

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Wherefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I am against your pillows, wherewith ye there hunt the souls H5315 to make them fly, and I will tear them from your arms, and will let the souls H5315 go, even the souls H5315 that ye hunt to make them fly.

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Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls H5315 by their righteousness, saith the Lord GOD.

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Though Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, as I live, saith the Lord GOD, they shall deliver neither son nor daughter; they shall but deliver their own souls H5315 by their righteousness.

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None eye pitied thee, to do any of these unto thee, to have compassion upon thee; but thou wast cast out in the open field, to the lothing of thy person, H5315 in the day that thou wast born.

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Behold, therefore I have stretched out my hand over thee, and have diminished thine ordinary food, and delivered thee unto the will H5315 of them that hate thee, the daughters of the Philistines, which are ashamed of thy lewd way.

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Neither shall Pharaoh with his mighty army and great company make for him in the war, by casting up mounts, and building forts, to cut off many persons: H5315

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Behold, all souls H5315 are mine; as the soul H5315 of the father, so also the soul H5315 of the son is mine: the soul H5315 that sinneth, it shall die.

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The soul H5315 that sinneth, it shall die. The son shall not bear the iniquity of the father, neither shall the father bear the iniquity of the son: the righteousness of the righteous shall be upon him, and the wickedness of the wicked shall be upon him.

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Again, when the wicked man turneth away from his wickedness that he hath committed, and doeth that which is lawful and right, he shall save his soul H5315 alive.

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There is a conspiracy of her prophets in the midst thereof, like a roaring lion ravening the prey; they have devoured souls; H5315 they have taken the treasure and precious things; they have made her many widows in the midst thereof.

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Her princes in the midst thereof are like wolves ravening the prey, to shed blood, and to destroy souls, H5315 to get dishonest gain.

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And the Babylonians came to her into the bed of love, and they defiled her with their whoredom, and she was polluted with them, and her mind H5315 was alienated from them.

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1. Gen 1:20–Exo 23:9

2. Exo 30:12–Lev 26:30

3. Lev 26:43–Deu 6:5

4. Deu 10:12–Jdg 18:25

5. Rth 4:15–1Ki 11:37

6. 1Ki 17:21–Job 13:14

7. Job 14:22–Psa 34:2

8. Psa 34:22–Psa 72:14

9. Psa 74:19–Psa 130:6

10. Psa 131:2–Pro 22:23

11. Pro 22:25–Isa 51:23

12. Isa 53:10–Jer 38:16

13. Jer 38:17–Eze 23:17

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