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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 14 / 14 (Eze 23:18–Zec 11:8)

Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:18 - So she discovered her whoredoms, and discovered her nakedness: then my mind H5315 was alienated from her, like as my mind H5315 was alienated from her sister.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:22 - Therefore, O Aholibah, thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will raise up thy lovers against thee, from whom thy mind H5315 is alienated, and I will bring them against thee on every side;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 23:28 - For thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will deliver thee into the hand of them whom thou hatest, into the hand of them from whom thy mind H5315 is alienated:
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:21 - Speak unto the house of Israel, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will profane my sanctuary, the excellency of your strength, the desire of your eyes, and that which your soul H5315 pitieth; and your sons and your daughters whom ye have left shall fall by the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 24:25 - Also, thou son of man, shall it not be in the day when I take from them their strength, the joy of their glory, the desire of their eyes, and that whereupon they set their minds, H5315 their sons and their daughters,
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 25:6 - For thus saith the Lord GOD; Because thou hast clapped thine hands, and stamped with the feet, and rejoiced in heart H5315 with all thy despite against the land of Israel;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 25:15 - Thus saith the Lord GOD; Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with a despiteful heart, H5315 to destroy it for the old hatred;
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:13 - Javan, Tubal, and Meshech, they were thy merchants: they traded the persons H5315 of men and vessels of brass in thy market.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 27:31 - And they shall make themselves utterly bald for thee, and gird them with sackcloth, and they shall weep for thee with bitterness of heart H5315 and bitter wailing.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 32:10 - Yea, I will make many people amazed at thee, and their kings shall be horribly afraid for thee, when I shall brandish my sword before them; and they shall tremble at every moment, every man for his own life, H5315 in the day of thy fall.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:5 - He heard the sound of the trumpet, and took not warning; his blood shall be upon him. But he that taketh warning shall deliver his soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:6 - But if the watchman see the sword come, and blow not the trumpet, and the people be not warned; if the sword come, and take any person H5315 from among them, he is taken away in his iniquity; but his blood will I require at the watchman's hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 33:9 - Nevertheless, if thou warn the wicked of his way to turn from it; if he do not turn from his way, he shall die in his iniquity; but thou hast delivered thy soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 36:5 - Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD; Surely in the fire of my jealousy have I spoken against the residue of the heathen, and against all Idumea, which have appointed my land into their possession with the joy of all their heart, with despiteful minds, H5315 to cast it out for a prey.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 47:9 - And it shall come to pass, that every thing H5315 that liveth, which moveth, whithersoever the rivers shall come, shall live: and there shall be a very great multitude of fish, because these waters shall come thither: for they shall be healed; and every thing shall live whither the river cometh.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 4:8 - They eat up the sin of my people, and they set their heart H5315 on their iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxHos 9:4 - They shall not offer wine offerings to the LORD, neither shall they be pleasing unto him: their sacrifices shall be unto them as the bread of mourners; all that eat thereof shall be polluted: for their bread for their soul H5315 shall not come into the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:14 - Therefore the flight shall perish from the swift, and the strong shall not strengthen his force, neither shall the mighty deliver himself: H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 2:15 - Neither shall he stand that handleth the bow; and he that is swift of foot shall not deliver himself: neither shall he that rideth the horse deliver himself. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxAmo 6:8 - The Lord GOD hath sworn by himself, H5315 saith the LORD the God of hosts, I abhor the excellency of Jacob, and hate his palaces: therefore will I deliver up the city with all that is therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 1:14 - Wherefore they cried unto the LORD, and said, We beseech thee, O LORD, we beseech thee, let us not perish for this man's life, H5315 and lay not upon us innocent blood: for thou, O LORD, hast done as it pleased thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:5 - The waters compassed me about, even to the soul: H5315 the depth closed me round about, the weeds were wrapped about my head.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 2:7 - When my soul H5315 fainted within me I remembered the LORD: and my prayer came in unto thee, into thine holy temple.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:3 - Therefore now, O LORD, take, I beseech thee, my life H5315 from me; for it is better for me to die than to live.
Unchecked Copy BoxJon 4:8 - And it came to pass, when the sun did arise, that God prepared a vehement east wind; and the sun beat upon the head of Jonah, that he fainted, and wished in himself H5315 to die, and said, It is better for me to die than to live.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 6:7 - Will the LORD be pleased with thousands of rams, or with ten thousands of rivers of oil? shall I give my firstborn for my transgression, the fruit of my body for the sin of my soul? H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:1 - Woe is me! for I am as when they have gathered the summer fruits, as the grapegleanings of the vintage: there is no cluster to eat: my soul H5315 desired the firstripe fruit.
Unchecked Copy BoxMic 7:3 - That they may do evil with both hands earnestly, the prince asketh, and the judge asketh for a reward; and the great man, he uttereth his mischievous desire: H5315 so they wrap it up.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:4 - Behold, his soul H5315 which is lifted up is not upright in him: but the just shall live by his faith.
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:5 - Yea also, because he transgresseth by wine, he is a proud man, neither keepeth at home, who enlargeth his desire H5315 as hell, and is as death, and cannot be satisfied, but gathereth unto him all nations, and heapeth unto him all people:
Unchecked Copy BoxHab 2:10 - Thou hast consulted shame to thy house by cutting off many people, and hast sinned against thy soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxHag 2:13 - Then said Haggai, If one that is unclean by a dead body H5315 touch any of these, shall it be unclean? And the priests answered and said, It shall be unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 11:8 - Three shepherds also I cut off in one month; and my soul H5315 lothed them, and their soul H5315 also abhorred me.

 
 
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