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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 8 / 14 (Psa 34:22–Psa 72:14)

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 34:22 - The LORD redeemeth the soul H5315 of his servants: and none of them that trust in him shall be desolate.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:3 - Draw out also the spear, and stop the way against them that persecute me: say unto my soul, H5315 I am thy salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:4 - Let them be confounded and put to shame that seek after my soul: H5315 let them be turned back and brought to confusion that devise my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:7 - For without cause have they hid for me their net in a pit, which without cause they have digged for my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:9 - And my soul H5315 shall be joyful in the LORD: it shall rejoice in his salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:12 - They rewarded me evil for good to the spoiling of my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:13 - But as for me, when they were sick, my clothing was sackcloth: I humbled my soul H5315 with fasting; and my prayer returned into mine own bosom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:17 - Lord, how long wilt thou look on? rescue my soul H5315 from their destructions, my darling from the lions.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 35:25 - Let them not say in their hearts, Ah, so would we have it: H5315 let them not say, We have swallowed him up.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 38:12 - They also that seek after my life H5315 lay snares for me: and they that seek my hurt speak mischievous things, and imagine deceits all the day long.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 40:14 - Let them be ashamed and confounded together that seek after my soul H5315 to destroy it; let them be driven backward and put to shame that wish me evil.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:2 - The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will H5315 of his enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 41:4 - I said, LORD, be merciful unto me: heal my soul; H5315 for I have sinned against thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:1 - [[To the chief Musician, Maschil, for the sons of Korah.]] As the hart panteth after the water brooks, so panteth my soul H5315 after thee, O God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:2 - My soul H5315 thirsteth for God, for the living God: when shall I come and appear before God?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:4 - When I remember these things, I pour out my soul H5315 in me: for I had gone with the multitude, I went with them to the house of God, with the voice of joy and praise, with a multitude that kept holyday.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:5 - Why art thou cast down, O my soul? H5315 and why art thou disquieted in me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him for the help of his countenance.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:6 - O my God, my soul H5315 is cast down within me: therefore will I remember thee from the land of Jordan, and of the Hermonites, from the hill Mizar.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 42:11 - Why art thou cast down, O my soul? H5315 and why art thou disquieted within me? hope thou in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 43:5 - Why art thou cast down, O my soul? H5315 and why art thou disquieted within me? hope in God: for I shall yet praise him, who is the health of my countenance, and my God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 44:25 - For our soul H5315 is bowed down to the dust: our belly cleaveth unto the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:8 - (For the redemption of their soul H5315 is precious, and it ceaseth for ever:)
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:15 - But God will redeem my soul H5315 from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 49:18 - Though while he lived he blessed his soul: H5315 and men will praise thee, when thou doest well to thyself.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 54:3 - For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: H5315 they have not set God before them. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 54:4 - Behold, God is mine helper: the Lord is with them that uphold my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 55:18 - He hath delivered my soul H5315 in peace from the battle that was against me: for there were many with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:6 - They gather themselves together, they hide themselves, they mark my steps, when they wait for my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 56:13 - For thou hast delivered my soul H5315 from death: wilt not thou deliver my feet from falling, that I may walk before God in the light of the living?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:1 - [[To the chief Musician, Altaschith, Michtam of David, when he fled from Saul in the cave.]] Be merciful unto me, O God, be merciful unto me: for my soul H5315 trusteth in thee: yea, in the shadow of thy wings will I make my refuge, until these calamities be overpast.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:4 - My soul H5315 is among lions: and I lie even among them that are set on fire, even the sons of men, whose teeth are spears and arrows, and their tongue a sharp sword.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:6 - They have prepared a net for my steps; my soul H5315 is bowed down: they have digged a pit before me, into the midst whereof they are fallen themselves. Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:3 - For, lo, they lie in wait for my soul: H5315 the mighty are gathered against me; not for my transgression, nor for my sin, O LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:1 - [[To the chief Musician, to Jeduthun, A Psalm of David.]] Truly my soul H5315 waiteth upon God: from him cometh my salvation.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 62:5 - My soul, H5315 wait thou only upon God; for my expectation is from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:1 - [[A Psalm of David, when he was in the wilderness of Judah.]] O God, thou art my God; early will I seek thee: my soul H5315 thirsteth for thee, my flesh longeth for thee in a dry and thirsty land, where no water is;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:5 - My soul H5315 shall be satisfied as with marrow and fatness; and my mouth shall praise thee with joyful lips:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:8 - My soul H5315 followeth hard after thee: thy right hand upholdeth me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 63:9 - But those that seek my soul, H5315 to destroy it, shall go into the lower parts of the earth.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:9 - Which holdeth our soul H5315 in life, and suffereth not our feet to be moved.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:16 - Come and hear, all ye that fear God, and I will declare what he hath done for my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:1 - [[To the chief Musician upon Shoshannim, A Psalm of David.]] Save me, O God; for the waters are come in unto my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:10 - When I wept, and chastened my soul H5315 with fasting, that was to my reproach.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 69:18 - Draw nigh unto my soul, H5315 and redeem it: deliver me because of mine enemies.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 70:2 - Let them be ashamed and confounded that seek after my soul: H5315 let them be turned backward, and put to confusion, that desire my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:10 - For mine enemies speak against me; and they that lay wait for my soul H5315 take counsel together,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:13 - Let them be confounded and consumed that are adversaries to my soul; H5315 let them be covered with reproach and dishonour that seek my hurt.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:23 - My lips shall greatly rejoice when I sing unto thee; and my soul, H5315 which thou hast redeemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:13 - He shall spare the poor and needy, and shall save the souls H5315 of the needy.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 72:14 - He shall redeem their soul H5315 from deceit and violence: and precious shall their blood be in his sight.

 
 
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