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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 7 / 14 (Job 14:22–Psa 34:2)

Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:22 - But his flesh upon him shall have pain, and his soul H5315 within him shall mourn.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 16:4 - I also could speak as ye do: if your soul H5315 were in my soul's H5315 stead, I could heap up words against you, and shake mine head at you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 18:4 - He teareth himself H5315 in his anger: shall the earth be forsaken for thee? and shall the rock be removed out of his place?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 19:2 - How long will ye vex my soul, H5315 and break me in pieces with words?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 21:25 - And another dieth in the bitterness of his soul, H5315 and never eateth with pleasure.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 23:13 - But he is in one mind, and who can turn him? and what his soul H5315 desireth, even that he doeth.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 24:12 - Men groan from out of the city, and the soul H5315 of the wounded crieth out: yet God layeth not folly to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:2 - As God liveth, who hath taken away my judgment; and the Almighty, who hath vexed my soul; H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 27:8 - For what is the hope of the hypocrite, though he hath gained, when God taketh away his soul? H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:16 - And now my soul H5315 is poured out upon me; the days of affliction have taken hold upon me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 30:25 - Did not I weep for him that was in trouble? was not my soul H5315 grieved for the poor?
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:30 - Neither have I suffered my mouth to sin by wishing a curse to his soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 31:39 - If I have eaten the fruits thereof without money, or have caused the owners thereof to lose their life: H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 32:2 - Then was kindled the wrath of Elihu the son of Barachel the Buzite, of the kindred of Ram: against Job was his wrath kindled, because he justified himself H5315 rather than God.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:18 - He keepeth back his soul H5315 from the pit, and his life from perishing by the sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:20 - So that his life abhorreth bread, and his soul H5315 dainty meat.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:22 - Yea, his soul H5315 draweth near unto the grave, and his life to the destroyers.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:28 - He will deliver his soul H5315 from going into the pit, and his life shall see the light.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 33:30 - To bring back his soul H5315 from the pit, to be enlightened with the light of the living.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 36:14 - They H5315 die in youth, and their life is among the unclean.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 41:21 - His breath H5315 kindleth coals, and a flame goeth out of his mouth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 3:2 - Many there be which say of my soul, H5315 There is no help for him in God. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:3 - My soul H5315 is also sore vexed: but thou, O LORD, how long?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 6:4 - Return, O LORD, deliver my soul: H5315 oh save me for thy mercies' sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:2 - Lest he tear my soul H5315 like a lion, rending it in pieces, while there is none to deliver.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:5 - Let the enemy persecute my soul, H5315 and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 10:3 - For the wicked boasteth of his heart's H5315 desire, and blesseth the covetous, whom the LORD abhorreth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:1 - [[To the chief Musician, A Psalm of David.]] In the LORD put I my trust: how say ye to my soul, H5315 Flee as a bird to your mountain?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 11:5 - The LORD trieth the righteous: but the wicked and him that loveth violence his soul H5315 hateth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 13:2 - How long shall I take counsel in my soul, H5315 having sorrow in my heart daily? how long shall mine enemy be exalted over me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 16:10 - For thou wilt not leave my soul H5315 in hell; neither wilt thou suffer thine Holy One to see corruption.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:9 - From the wicked that oppress me, from my deadly H5315 enemies, who compass me about.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 17:13 - Arise, O LORD, disappoint him, cast him down: deliver my soul H5315 from the wicked, which is thy sword:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 19:7 - The law of the LORD is perfect, converting the soul: H5315 the testimony of the LORD is sure, making wise the simple.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:20 - Deliver my soul H5315 from the sword; my darling from the power of the dog.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 22:29 - All they that be fat upon earth shall eat and worship: all they that go down to the dust shall bow before him: and none can keep alive his own soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 23:3 - He restoreth my soul: H5315 he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name's sake.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 24:4 - He that hath clean hands, and a pure heart; who hath not lifted up his soul H5315 unto vanity, nor sworn deceitfully.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:1 - [[A Psalm of David.]] Unto thee, O LORD, do I lift up my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:13 - His soul H5315 shall dwell at ease; and his seed shall inherit the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 25:20 - O keep my soul, H5315 and deliver me: let me not be ashamed; for I put my trust in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 26:9 - Gather not my soul H5315 with sinners, nor my life with bloody men:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:12 - Deliver me not over unto the will H5315 of mine enemies: for false witnesses are risen up against me, and such as breathe out cruelty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:3 - O LORD, thou hast brought up my soul H5315 from the grave: thou hast kept me alive, that I should not go down to the pit.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:7 - I will be glad and rejoice in thy mercy: for thou hast considered my trouble; thou hast known my soul H5315 in adversities;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:9 - Have mercy upon me, O LORD, for I am in trouble: mine eye is consumed with grief, yea, my soul H5315 and my belly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 31:13 - For I have heard the slander of many: fear was on every side: while they took counsel together against me, they devised to take away my life. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:19 - To deliver their soul H5315 from death, and to keep them alive in famine.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:20 - Our soul H5315 waiteth for the LORD: he is our help and our shield.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:2 - My soul H5315 shall make her boast in the LORD: the humble shall hear thereof, and be glad.

 
 
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