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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 4 / 14 (Deu 10:12–Jdg 18:25)

Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:12 - And now, Israel, what doth the LORD thy God require of thee, but to fear the LORD thy God, to walk in all his ways, and to love him, and to serve the LORD thy God with all thy heart and with all thy soul, H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 10:22 - Thy fathers went down into Egypt with threescore and ten persons; H5315 and now the LORD thy God hath made thee as the stars of heaven for multitude.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:13 - And it shall come to pass, if ye shall hearken diligently unto my commandments which I command you this day, to love the LORD your God, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul, H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 11:18 - Therefore shall ye lay up these my words in your heart and in your soul, H5315 and bind them for a sign upon your hand, that they may be as frontlets between your eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:15 - Notwithstanding thou mayest kill and eat flesh in all thy gates, whatsoever thy soul H5315 lusteth after, according to the blessing of the LORD thy God which he hath given thee: the unclean and the clean may eat thereof, as of the roebuck, and as of the hart.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:20 - When the LORD thy God shall enlarge thy border, as he hath promised thee, and thou shalt say, I will eat flesh, because thy soul H5315 longeth to eat flesh; thou mayest eat flesh, whatsoever thy soul H5315 lusteth after.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:21 - If the place which the LORD thy God hath chosen to put his name there be too far from thee, then thou shalt kill of thy herd and of thy flock, which the LORD hath given thee, as I have commanded thee, and thou shalt eat in thy gates whatsoever thy soul H5315 lusteth after.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 12:23 - Only be sure that thou eat not the blood: for the blood is the life; H5315 and thou mayest not eat the life H5315 with the flesh.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:3 - Thou shalt not hearken unto the words of that prophet, or that dreamer of dreams: for the LORD your God proveth you, to know whether ye love the LORD your God with all your heart and with all your soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 13:6 - If thy brother, the son of thy mother, or thy son, or thy daughter, or the wife of thy bosom, or thy friend, which is as thine own soul, H5315 entice thee secretly, saying, Let us go and serve other gods, which thou hast not known, thou, nor thy fathers;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:26 - And thou shalt bestow that money for whatsoever thy soul H5315 lusteth after, for oxen, or for sheep, or for wine, or for strong drink, or for whatsoever thy soul H5315 desireth: and thou shalt eat there before the LORD thy God, and thou shalt rejoice, thou, and thine household,
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 18:6 - And if a Levite come from any of thy gates out of all Israel, where he sojourned, and come with all the desire of his mind H5315 unto the place which the LORD shall choose;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:6 - Lest the avenger of the blood pursue the slayer, while his heart is hot, and overtake him, because the way is long, and slay him; H5315 whereas he was not worthy of death, inasmuch as he hated him not in time past.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:11 - But if any man hate his neighbour, and lie in wait for him, and rise up against him, and smite him mortally H5315 that he die, and fleeth into one of these cities:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 19:21 - And thine eye shall not pity; but life H5315 shall go for life, H5315 eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 21:14 - And it shall be, if thou have no delight in her, then thou shalt let her go whither she will; H5315 but thou shalt not sell her at all for money, thou shalt not make merchandise of her, because thou hast humbled her.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 22:26 - But unto the damsel thou shalt do nothing; there is in the damsel no sin worthy of death: for as when a man riseth against his neighbour, and slayeth H5315 him, even so is this matter:
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 23:24 - When thou comest into thy neighbour's vineyard, then thou mayest eat grapes thy fill at thine own pleasure; H5315 but thou shalt not put any in thy vessel.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:6 - No man shall take the nether or the upper millstone to pledge: for he taketh a man's life H5315 to pledge.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:7 - If a man be found stealing any H5315 of his brethren of the children of Israel, and maketh merchandise of him, or selleth him; then that thief shall die; and thou shalt put evil away from among you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 24:15 - At his day thou shalt give him his hire, neither shall the sun go down upon it; for he is poor, and setteth his heart H5315 upon it: lest he cry against thee unto the LORD, and it be sin unto thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 26:16 - This day the LORD thy God hath commanded thee to do these statutes and judgments: thou shalt therefore keep and do them with all thine heart, and with all thy soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 27:25 - Cursed be he that taketh reward to slay an innocent person. H5315 And all the people shall say, Amen.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 28:65 - And among these nations shalt thou find no ease, neither shall the sole of thy foot have rest: but the LORD shall give thee there a trembling heart, and failing of eyes, and sorrow of mind: H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:2 - And shalt return unto the LORD thy God, and shalt obey his voice according to all that I command thee this day, thou and thy children, with all thine heart, and with all thy soul; H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:6 - And the LORD thy God will circumcise thine heart, and the heart of thy seed, to love the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul, H5315 that thou mayest live.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 30:10 - If thou shalt hearken unto the voice of the LORD thy God, to keep his commandments and his statutes which are written in this book of the law, and if thou turn unto the LORD thy God with all thine heart, and with all thy soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:13 - And that ye will save alive my father, and my mother, and my brethren, and my sisters, and all that they have, and deliver our lives H5315 from death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 2:14 - And the men answered her, Our life H5315 for yours, if ye utter not this our business. And it shall be, when the LORD hath given us the land, that we will deal kindly and truly with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 9:24 - And they answered Joshua, and said, Because it was certainly told thy servants, how that the LORD thy God commanded his servant Moses to give you all the land, and to destroy all the inhabitants of the land from before you, therefore we were sore afraid of our lives H5315 because of you, and have done this thing.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:28 - And that day Joshua took Makkedah, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and the king thereof he utterly destroyed, them, and all the souls H5315 that were therein; he let none remain: and he did to the king of Makkedah as he did unto the king of Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:30 - And the LORD delivered it also, and the king thereof, into the hand of Israel; and he smote it with the edge of the sword, and all the souls H5315 that were therein; he let none remain in it; but did unto the king thereof as he did unto the king of Jericho.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:32 - And the LORD delivered Lachish into the hand of Israel, which took it on the second day, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and all the souls H5315 that were therein, according to all that he had done to Libnah.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:35 - And they took it on that day, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and all the souls H5315 that were therein he utterly destroyed that day, according to all that he had done to Lachish.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:37 - And they took it, and smote it with the edge of the sword, and the king thereof, and all the cities thereof, and all the souls H5315 that were therein; he left none remaining, according to all that he had done to Eglon; but destroyed it utterly, and all the souls H5315 that were therein.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 10:39 - And he took it, and the king thereof, and all the cities thereof; and they smote them with the edge of the sword, and utterly destroyed all the souls H5315 that were therein; he left none remaining: as he had done to Hebron, so he did to Debir, and to the king thereof; as he had done also to Libnah, and to her king.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 11:11 - And they smote all the souls H5315 that were therein with the edge of the sword, utterly destroying them: there was not any left to breathe: and he burnt Hazor with fire.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:3 - That the slayer that killeth any person H5315 unawares and unwittingly may flee thither: and they shall be your refuge from the avenger of blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 20:9 - These were the cities appointed for all the children of Israel, and for the stranger that sojourneth among them, that whosoever killeth any person H5315 at unawares might flee thither, and not die by the hand of the avenger of blood, until he stood before the congregation.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 22:5 - But take diligent heed to do the commandment and the law, which Moses the servant of the LORD charged you, to love the LORD your God, and to walk in all his ways, and to keep his commandments, and to cleave unto him, and to serve him with all your heart and with all your soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:11 - Take good heed therefore unto yourselves, H5315 that ye love the LORD your God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJos 23:14 - And, behold, this day I am going the way of all the earth: and ye know in all your hearts and in all your souls, H5315 that not one thing hath failed of all the good things which the LORD your God spake concerning you; all are come to pass unto you, and not one thing hath failed thereof.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:18 - Zebulun and Naphtali were a people that jeoparded their lives H5315 unto the death in the high places of the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:21 - The river of Kishon swept them away, that ancient river, the river Kishon. O my soul, H5315 thou hast trodden down strength.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 9:17 - (For my father fought for you, and adventured his life H5315 far, and delivered you out of the hand of Midian:
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 10:16 - And they put away the strange gods from among them, and served the LORD: and his soul H5315 was grieved for the misery of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 12:3 - And when I saw that ye delivered me not, I put my life H5315 in my hands, and passed over against the children of Ammon, and the LORD delivered them into my hand: wherefore then are ye come up unto me this day, to fight against me?
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:16 - And it came to pass, when she pressed him daily with her words, and urged him, so that his soul H5315 was vexed unto death;
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:30 - And Samson said, Let me die H5315 with the Philistines. And he bowed himself with all his might; and the house fell upon the lords, and upon all the people that were therein. So the dead which he slew at his death were more than they which he slew in his life.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 18:25 - And the children of Dan said unto him, Let not thy voice be heard among us, lest angry H5315 fellows run upon thee, and thou lose thy life, H5315 with the lives H5315 of thy household.

 
 
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