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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
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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 3 / 14 (Lev 26:43–Deu 6:5)

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 26:43 - The land also shall be left of them, and shall enjoy her sabbaths, while she lieth desolate without them: and they shall accept of the punishment of their iniquity: because, even because they despised my judgments, and because their soul H5315 abhorred my statutes.
Unchecked Copy BoxLev 27:2 - Speak unto the children of Israel, and say unto them, When a man shall make a singular vow, the persons H5315 shall be for the LORD by thy estimation.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:2 - Command the children of Israel, that they put out of the camp every leper, and every one that hath an issue, and whosoever is defiled by the dead: H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 5:6 - Speak unto the children of Israel, When a man or woman shall commit any sin that men commit, to do a trespass against the LORD, and that person H5315 be guilty;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:6 - All the days that he separateth himself unto the LORD he shall come at no dead body. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 6:11 - And the priest shall offer the one for a sin offering, and the other for a burnt offering, and make an atonement for him, for that he sinned by the dead, H5315 and shall hallow his head that same day.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:6 - And there were certain men, who were defiled by the dead body H5315 of a man, that they could not keep the passover on that day: and they came before Moses and before Aaron on that day:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:7 - And those men said unto him, We are defiled by the dead body H5315 of a man: wherefore are we kept back, that we may not offer an offering of the LORD in his appointed season among the children of Israel?
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:10 - Speak unto the children of Israel, saying, If any man of you or of your posterity shall be unclean by reason of a dead body, H5315 or be in a journey afar off, yet he shall keep the passover unto the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 9:13 - But the man that is clean, and is not in a journey, and forbeareth to keep the passover, even the same soul H5315 shall be cut off from among his people: because he brought not the offering of the LORD in his appointed season, that man shall bear his sin.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 11:6 - But now our soul H5315 is dried away: there is nothing at all, beside this manna, before our eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:27 - And if any soul H5315 sin through ignorance, then he shall bring a she goat of the first year for a sin offering.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:28 - And the priest shall make an atonement for the soul H5315 that sinneth ignorantly, when he sinneth by ignorance before the LORD, to make an atonement for him; and it shall be forgiven him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:30 - But the soul H5315 that doeth ought presumptuously, whether he be born in the land, or a stranger, the same reproacheth the LORD; and that soul H5315 shall be cut off from among his people.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 15:31 - Because he hath despised the word of the LORD, and hath broken his commandment, that soul H5315 shall utterly be cut off; his iniquity shall be upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 16:38 - The censers of these sinners against their own souls, H5315 let them make them broad plates for a covering of the altar: for they offered them before the LORD, therefore they are hallowed: and they shall be a sign unto the children of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:11 - He that toucheth the dead body H5315 of any man shall be unclean seven days.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:13 - Whosoever toucheth the dead body H5315 of any man that is dead, and purifieth not himself, defileth the tabernacle of the LORD; and that soul H5315 shall be cut off from Israel: because the water of separation was not sprinkled upon him, he shall be unclean; his uncleanness is yet upon him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:18 - And a clean person shall take hyssop, and dip it in the water, and sprinkle it upon the tent, and upon all the vessels, and upon the persons H5315 that were there, and upon him that touched a bone, or one slain, or one dead, or a grave:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:20 - But the man that shall be unclean, and shall not purify himself, that soul H5315 shall be cut off from among the congregation, because he hath defiled the sanctuary of the LORD: the water of separation hath not been sprinkled upon him; he is unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 19:22 - And whatsoever the unclean person toucheth shall be unclean; and the soul H5315 that toucheth it shall be unclean until even.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:4 - And they journeyed from mount Hor by the way of the Red sea, to compass the land of Edom: and the soul H5315 of the people was much discouraged because of the way.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 21:5 - And the people spake against God, and against Moses, Wherefore have ye brought us up out of Egypt to die in the wilderness? for there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul H5315 loatheth this light bread.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 23:10 - Who can count the dust of Jacob, and the number of the fourth part of Israel? Let me die H5315 the death of the righteous, and let my last end be like his!
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 29:7 - And ye shall have on the tenth day of this seventh month an holy convocation; and ye shall afflict your souls: H5315 ye shall not do any work therein:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:2 - If a man vow a vow unto the LORD, or swear an oath to bind his soul H5315 with a bond; he shall not break his word, he shall do according to all that proceedeth out of his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:4 - And her father hear her vow, and her bond wherewith she hath bound her soul, H5315 and her father shall hold his peace at her: then all her vows shall stand, and every bond wherewith she hath bound her soul H5315 shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:5 - But if her father disallow her in the day that he heareth; not any of her vows, or of her bonds wherewith she hath bound her soul, H5315 shall stand: and the LORD shall forgive her, because her father disallowed her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:6 - And if she had at all an husband, when she vowed, or uttered ought out of her lips, wherewith she bound her soul; H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:7 - And her husband heard it, and held his peace at her in the day that he heard it: then her vows shall stand, and her bonds wherewith she bound her soul H5315 shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:8 - But if her husband disallowed her on the day that he heard it; then he shall make her vow which she vowed, and that which she uttered with her lips, wherewith she bound her soul, H5315 of none effect: and the LORD shall forgive her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:9 - But every vow of a widow, and of her that is divorced, wherewith they have bound their souls, H5315 shall stand against her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:10 - And if she vowed in her husband's house, or bound her soul H5315 by a bond with an oath;
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:11 - And her husband heard it, and held his peace at her, and disallowed her not: then all her vows shall stand, and every bond wherewith she bound her soul H5315 shall stand.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:12 - But if her husband hath utterly made them void on the day he heard them; then whatsoever proceeded out of her lips concerning her vows, or concerning the bond of her soul, H5315 shall not stand: her husband hath made them void; and the LORD shall forgive her.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 30:13 - Every vow, and every binding oath to afflict the soul, H5315 her husband may establish it, or her husband may make it void.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:19 - And do ye abide without the camp seven days: whosoever hath killed any person, H5315 and whosoever hath touched any slain, purify both yourselves and your captives on the third day, and on the seventh day.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:28 - And levy a tribute unto the LORD of the men of war which went out to battle: one soul H5315 of five hundred, both of the persons, and of the beeves, and of the asses, and of the sheep:
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:35 - And thirty and two thousand persons H5315 in all, of women that had not known man by lying with him.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:40 - And the persons H5315 were sixteen thousand; of which the LORD'S tribute was thirty and two persons. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:46 - And sixteen thousand persons;) H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 31:50 - We have therefore brought an oblation for the LORD, what every man hath gotten, of jewels of gold, chains, and bracelets, rings, earrings, and tablets, to make an atonement for our souls H5315 before the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:11 - Then ye shall appoint you cities to be cities of refuge for you; that the slayer may flee thither, which killeth any person H5315 at unawares.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:15 - These six cities shall be a refuge, both for the children of Israel, and for the stranger, and for the sojourner among them: that every one that killeth any person H5315 unawares may flee thither.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:30 - Whoso killeth any person, H5315 the murderer shall be put to death by the mouth of witnesses: but one witness shall not testify against any person H5315 to cause him to die.
Unchecked Copy BoxNum 35:31 - Moreover ye shall take no satisfaction for the life H5315 of a murderer, which is guilty of death: but he shall be surely put to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:9 - Only take heed to thyself, and keep thy soul H5315 diligently, lest thou forget the things which thine eyes have seen, and lest they depart from thy heart all the days of thy life: but teach them thy sons, and thy sons' sons;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:15 - Take ye therefore good heed unto yourselves; H5315 for ye saw no manner of similitude on the day that the LORD spake unto you in Horeb out of the midst of the fire:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 4:29 - But if from thence thou shalt seek the LORD thy God, thou shalt find him, if thou seek him with all thy heart and with all thy soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 6:5 - And thou shalt love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, H5315 and with all thy might.

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