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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 6 / 14 (1Ki 17:21–Job 13:14)

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And he stretched himself upon the child three times, and cried unto the LORD, and said, O LORD my God, I pray thee, let this child's soul H5315 come into him again.

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And the LORD heard the voice of Elijah; and the soul H5315 of the child came into him again, and he revived.

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Then Jezebel sent a messenger unto Elijah, saying, So let the gods do to me, and more also, if I make not thy life H5315 as the life H5315 of one of them by to morrow about this time.

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And when he saw that, he arose, and went for his life, H5315 and came to Beersheba, which belongeth to Judah, and left his servant there.

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But he himself went a day's journey into the wilderness, and came and sat down under a juniper tree: and he requested for himself H5315 that he might die; and said, It is enough; now, O LORD, take away my life; H5315 for I am not better than my fathers.

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And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: for the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, H5315 to take it away.

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And he said, I have been very jealous for the LORD God of hosts: because the children of Israel have forsaken thy covenant, thrown down thine altars, and slain thy prophets with the sword; and I, even I only, am left; and they seek my life, H5315 to take it away.

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And his servants said unto him, Behold now, we have heard that the kings of the house of Israel are merciful kings: let us, I pray thee, put sackcloth on our loins, and ropes upon our heads, and go out to the king of Israel: peradventure he will save thy life. H5315

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So they girded sackcloth on their loins, and put ropes on their heads, and came to the king of Israel, and said, Thy servant Benhadad saith, I pray thee, let me live. H5315 And he said, Is he yet alive? he is my brother.

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And as the king passed by, he cried unto the king: and he said, Thy servant went out into the midst of the battle; and, behold, a man turned aside, and brought a man unto me, and said, Keep this man: if by any means he be missing, then shall thy life H5315 be for his life, H5315 or else thou shalt pay a talent of silver.

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And he said unto him, Thus saith the LORD, Because thou hast let go out of thy hand a man whom I appointed to utter destruction, therefore thy life H5315 shall go for his life, H5315 and thy people for his people.

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And he sent again a captain of the third fifty with his fifty. And the third captain of fifty went up, and came and fell on his knees before Elijah, and besought him, and said unto him, O man of God, I pray thee, let my life, H5315 and the life H5315 of these fifty thy servants, be precious in thy sight.

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Behold, there came fire down from heaven, and burnt up the two captains of the former fifties with their fifties: therefore let my life H5315 now be precious in thy sight.

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And Elijah said unto Elisha, Tarry here, I pray thee; for the LORD hath sent me to Bethel. And Elisha said unto him, As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul H5315 liveth, I will not leave thee. So they went down to Bethel.

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And Elijah said unto him, Elisha, tarry here, I pray thee; for the LORD hath sent me to Jericho. And he said, As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul H5315 liveth, I will not leave thee. So they came to Jericho.

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And Elijah said unto him, Tarry, I pray thee, here; for the LORD hath sent me to Jordan. And he said, As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul H5315 liveth, I will not leave thee. And they two went on.

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And when she came to the man of God to the hill, she caught him by the feet: but Gehazi came near to thrust her away. And the man of God said, Let her alone; for her soul H5315 is vexed within her: and the LORD hath hid it from me, and hath not told me.

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And the mother of the child said, As the LORD liveth, and as thy soul H5315 liveth, I will not leave thee. And he arose, and followed her.

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Wherefore they arose and fled in the twilight, and left their tents, and their horses, and their asses, even the camp as it was, and fled for their life. H5315

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But king Joram was returned to be healed in Jezreel of the wounds which the Syrians had given him, when he fought with Hazael king of Syria.) And Jehu said, If it be your minds, H5315 then let none go forth nor escape out of the city to go to tell it in Jezreel.

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And when they went in to offer sacrifices and burnt offerings, Jehu appointed fourscore men without, and said, If any of the men whom I have brought into your hands escape, he that letteth him go, his life H5315 shall be for the life H5315 of him.

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And Jehoash said to the priests, All the money of the dedicated things that is brought into the house of the LORD, even the money of every one that passeth the account, the money that every man H5315 is set at, and all the money that cometh into any man's heart to bring into the house of the LORD,

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And the king stood by a pillar, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments and his testimonies and his statutes with all their heart and all their soul, H5315 to perform the words of this covenant that were written in this book. And all the people stood to the covenant.

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And like unto him was there no king before him, that turned to the LORD with all his heart, and with all his soul, H5315 and with all his might, according to all the law of Moses; neither after him arose there any like him.

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And they took away their cattle; of their camels fifty thousand, and of sheep two hundred and fifty thousand, and of asses two thousand, and of men H5315 an hundred thousand.

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And said, My God forbid it me, that I should do this thing: shall I drink the blood of these men that have put their lives in jeopardy? H5315 for with the jeopardy of their lives H5315 they brought it. Therefore he would not drink it. These things did these three mightiest.

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Now set your heart and your soul H5315 to seek the LORD your God; arise therefore, and build ye the sanctuary of the LORD God, to bring the ark of the covenant of the LORD, and the holy vessels of God, into the house that is to be built to the name of the LORD.

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And thou, Solomon my son, know thou the God of thy father, and serve him with a perfect heart and with a willing mind: H5315 for the LORD searcheth all hearts, and understandeth all the imaginations of the thoughts: if thou seek him, he will be found of thee; but if thou forsake him, he will cast thee off for ever.

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And God said to Solomon, Because this was in thine heart, and thou hast not asked riches, wealth, or honour, nor the life H5315 of thine enemies, neither yet hast asked long life; but hast asked wisdom and knowledge for thyself, that thou mayest judge my people, over whom I have made thee king:

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If they return to thee with all their heart and with all their soul H5315 in the land of their captivity, whither they have carried them captives, and pray toward their land, which thou gavest unto their fathers, and toward the city which thou hast chosen, and toward the house which I have built for thy name:

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And they entered into a covenant to seek the LORD God of their fathers with all their heart and with all their soul; H5315

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And the king stood in his place, and made a covenant before the LORD, to walk after the LORD, and to keep his commandments, and his testimonies, and his statutes, with all his heart, and with all his soul, H5315 to perform the words of the covenant which are written in this book.

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Then Mordecai commanded to answer Esther, Think not with thyself H5315 that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews.

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Then Esther the queen answered and said, If I have found favour in thy sight, O king, and if it please the king, let my life H5315 be given me at my petition, and my people at my request:

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And the king arising from the banquet of wine in his wrath went into the palace garden: and Haman stood up to make request for his life H5315 to Esther the queen; for he saw that there was evil determined against him by the king.

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Wherein the king granted the Jews which were in every city to gather themselves together, and to stand for their life, H5315 to destroy, to slay, and to cause to perish, all the power of the people and province that would assault them, both little ones and women, and to take the spoil of them for a prey,

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But the other Jews that were in the king's provinces gathered themselves together, and stood for their lives, H5315 and had rest from their enemies, and slew of their foes seventy and five thousand, but they laid not their hands on the prey,

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To confirm these days of Purim in their times appointed, according as Mordecai the Jew and Esther the queen had enjoined them, and as they had decreed for themselves H5315 and for their seed, the matters of the fastings and their cry.

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And Satan answered the LORD, and said, Skin for skin, yea, all that a man hath will he give for his life. H5315

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And the LORD said unto Satan, Behold, he is in thine hand; but save his life. H5315

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Wherefore is light given to him that is in misery, and life unto the bitter in soul; H5315

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The things that my soul H5315 refused to touch are as my sorrowful meat.

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What is my strength, that I should hope? and what is mine end, that I should prolong my life? H5315

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Therefore I will not refrain my mouth; I will speak in the anguish of my spirit; I will complain in the bitterness of my soul. H5315

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So that my soul H5315 chooseth strangling, and death rather than my life.

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Though I were perfect, yet would I not know my soul: H5315 I would despise my life.

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My soul H5315 is weary of my life; I will leave my complaint upon myself; I will speak in the bitterness of my soul. H5315

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But the eyes of the wicked shall fail, and they shall not escape, and their hope shall be as the giving up of the ghost. H5315

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In whose hand is the soul H5315 of every living thing, and the breath of all mankind.

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Wherefore do I take my flesh in my teeth, and put my life H5315 in mine hand?

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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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