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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 2 / 14 (Exo 30:12–Lev 26:30)

Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:12 - When thou takest the sum of the children of Israel after their number, then shall they give every man a ransom for his soul H5315 unto the LORD, when thou numberest them; that there be no plague among them, when thou numberest them.
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:15 - The rich shall not give more, and the poor shall not give less than half a shekel, when they give an offering unto the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 30:16 - And thou shalt take the atonement money of the children of Israel, and shalt appoint it for the service of the tabernacle of the congregation; that it may be a memorial unto the children of Israel before the LORD, to make an atonement for your souls. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxExo 31:14 - Ye shall keep the sabbath therefore; for it is holy unto you: every one that defileth it shall surely be put to death: for whosoever doeth any work therein, that soul H5315 shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 2:1 - And when any H5315 will offer a meat offering unto the LORD, his offering shall be of fine flour; and he shall pour oil upon it, and put frankincense thereon:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:2 - Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If a soul H5315 shall sin through ignorance against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and shall do against any of them:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 4:27 - And if any one H5315 of the common people sin through ignorance, while he doeth somewhat against any of the commandments of the LORD concerning things which ought not to be done, and be guilty;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:1 - And if a soul H5315 sin, and hear the voice of swearing, and is a witness, whether he hath seen or known of it; if he do not utter it, then he shall bear his iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:2 - Or if a soul H5315 touch any unclean thing, whether it be a carcase of an unclean beast, or a carcase of unclean cattle, or the carcase of unclean creeping things, and if it be hidden from him; he also shall be unclean, and guilty.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:4 - Or if a soul H5315 swear, pronouncing with his lips to do evil, or to do good, whatsoever it be that a man shall pronounce with an oath, and it be hid from him; when he knoweth of it, then he shall be guilty in one of these.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:15 - If a soul H5315 commit a trespass, and sin through ignorance, in the holy things of the LORD; then he shall bring for his trespass unto the LORD a ram without blemish out of the flocks, with thy estimation by shekels of silver, after the shekel of the sanctuary, for a trespass offering:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 5:17 - And if a soul H5315 sin, and commit any of these things which are forbidden to be done by the commandments of the LORD; though he wist it not, yet is he guilty, and shall bear his iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 6:2 - If a soul H5315 sin, and commit a trespass against the LORD, and lie unto his neighbour in that which was delivered him to keep, or in fellowship, or in a thing taken away by violence, or hath deceived his neighbour;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:18 - And if any of the flesh of the sacrifice of his peace offerings be eaten at all on the third day, it shall not be accepted, neither shall it be imputed unto him that offereth it: it shall be an abomination, and the soul H5315 that eateth of it shall bear his iniquity.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:20 - But the soul H5315 that eateth of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, that pertain unto the LORD, having his uncleanness upon him, even that soul H5315 shall be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:21 - Moreover the soul H5315 that shall touch any unclean thing, as the uncleanness of man, or any unclean beast, or any abominable unclean thing, and eat of the flesh of the sacrifice of peace offerings, which pertain unto the LORD, even that soul H5315 shall be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:25 - For whosoever eateth the fat of the beast, of which men offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD, even the soul H5315 that eateth it shall be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 7:27 - Whatsoever soul H5315 it be that eateth any manner of blood, even that soul H5315 shall be cut off from his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:10 - And all that have not fins and scales in the seas, and in the rivers, of all that move in the waters, and of any living thing H5315 which is in the waters, they shall be an abomination unto you:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:43 - Ye shall not make yourselves H5315 abominable with any creeping thing that creepeth, neither shall ye make yourselves unclean with them, that ye should be defiled thereby.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:44 - For I am the LORD your God: ye shall therefore sanctify yourselves, and ye shall be holy; for I am holy: neither shall ye defile yourselves H5315 with any manner of creeping thing that creepeth upon the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:46 - This is the law of the beasts, and of the fowl, and of every living creature H5315 that moveth in the waters, and of every creature H5315 that creepeth upon the earth:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:29 - And this shall be a statute for ever unto you: that in the seventh month, on the tenth day of the month, ye shall afflict your souls, H5315 and do no work at all, whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger that sojourneth among you:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 16:31 - It shall be a sabbath of rest unto you, and ye shall afflict your souls, H5315 by a statute for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:10 - And whatsoever man there be of the house of Israel, or of the strangers that sojourn among you, that eateth any manner of blood; I will even set my face against that soul H5315 that eateth blood, and will cut him off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:11 - For the life H5315 of the flesh is in the blood: and I have given it to you upon the altar to make an atonement for your souls: H5315 for it is the blood that maketh an atonement for the soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:12 - Therefore I said unto the children of Israel, No soul H5315 of you shall eat blood, neither shall any stranger that sojourneth among you eat blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:14 - For it is the life H5315 of all flesh; the blood of it is for the life H5315 thereof: therefore I said unto the children of Israel, Ye shall eat the blood of no manner of flesh: for the life H5315 of all flesh is the blood thereof: whosoever eateth it shall be cut off.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 17:15 - And every soul H5315 that eateth that which died of itself, or that which was torn with beasts, whether it be one of your own country, or a stranger, he shall both wash his clothes, and bathe himself in water, and be unclean until the even: then shall he be clean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 18:29 - For whosoever shall commit any of these abominations, even the souls H5315 that commit them shall be cut off from among their people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:8 - Therefore every one that eateth it shall bear his iniquity, because he hath profaned the hallowed thing of the LORD: and that soul H5315 shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 19:28 - Ye shall not make any cuttings in your flesh for the dead, H5315 nor print any marks upon you: I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:6 - And the soul H5315 that turneth after such as have familiar spirits, and after wizards, to go a whoring after them, I will even set my face against that soul, H5315 and will cut him off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 20:25 - Ye shall therefore put difference between clean beasts and unclean, and between unclean fowls and clean: and ye shall not make your souls H5315 abominable by beast, or by fowl, or by any manner of living thing that creepeth on the ground, which I have separated from you as unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:1 - And the LORD said unto Moses, Speak unto the priests the sons of Aaron, and say unto them, There shall none be defiled for the dead H5315 among his people:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 21:11 - Neither shall he go in to any dead body, H5315 nor defile himself for his father, or for his mother;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:3 - Say unto them, Whosoever he be of all your seed among your generations, that goeth unto the holy things, which the children of Israel hallow unto the LORD, having his uncleanness upon him, that soul H5315 shall be cut off from my presence: I am the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:4 - What man soever of the seed of Aaron is a leper, or hath a running issue; he shall not eat of the holy things, until he be clean. And whoso toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead, H5315 or a man whose seed goeth from him;
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:6 - The soul H5315 which hath touched any such shall be unclean until even, and shall not eat of the holy things, unless he wash his flesh with water.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 22:11 - But if the priest buy any soul H5315 with his money, he shall eat of it, and he that is born in his house: they shall eat of his meat.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:27 - Also on the tenth day of this seventh month there shall be a day of atonement: it shall be an holy convocation unto you; and ye shall afflict your souls, H5315 and offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:29 - For whatsoever soul H5315 it be that shall not be afflicted in that same day, he shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:30 - And whatsoever soul H5315 it be that doeth any work in that same day, the same soul H5315 will I destroy from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 23:32 - It shall be unto you a sabbath of rest, and ye shall afflict your souls: H5315 in the ninth day of the month at even, from even unto even, shall ye celebrate your sabbath.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:17 - And he that killeth any H5315 man shall surely be put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 24:18 - And he that killeth a beast H5315 shall make it good; beast H5315 for beast. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:11 - And I will set my tabernacle among you: and my soul H5315 shall not abhor you.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:15 - And if ye shall despise my statutes, or if your soul H5315 abhor my judgments, so that ye will not do all my commandments, but that ye break my covenant:
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:16 - I also will do this unto you; I will even appoint over you terror, consumption, and the burning ague, that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: H5315 and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies shall eat it.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:30 - And I will destroy your high places, and cut down your images, and cast your carcases upon the carcases of your idols, and my soul H5315 shall abhor you.

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