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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 9 / 14 (Psa 74:19–Psa 130:6)

Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 74:19 - O deliver not the soul H5315 of thy turtledove unto the multitude of the wicked: forget not the congregation of thy poor for ever.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 77:2 - In the day of my trouble I sought the Lord: my sore ran in the night, and ceased not: my soul H5315 refused to be comforted.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:18 - And they tempted God in their heart by asking meat for their lust. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 78:50 - He made a way to his anger; he spared not their soul H5315 from death, but gave their life over to the pestilence;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 84:2 - My soul H5315 longeth, yea, even fainteth for the courts of the LORD: my heart and my flesh crieth out for the living God.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:2 - Preserve my soul; H5315 for I am holy: O thou my God, save thy servant that trusteth in thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:4 - Rejoice the soul H5315 of thy servant: for unto thee, O Lord, do I lift up my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:13 - For great is thy mercy toward me: and thou hast delivered my soul H5315 from the lowest hell.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 86:14 - O God, the proud are risen against me, and the assemblies of violent men have sought after my soul; H5315 and have not set thee before them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:3 - For my soul H5315 is full of troubles: and my life draweth nigh unto the grave.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 88:14 - LORD, why castest thou off my soul? H5315 why hidest thou thy face from me?
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 89:48 - What man is he that liveth, and shall not see death? shall he deliver his soul H5315 from the hand of the grave? Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:17 - Unless the LORD had been my help, my soul H5315 had almost dwelt in silence.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:19 - In the multitude of my thoughts within me thy comforts delight my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 94:21 - They gather themselves together against the soul H5315 of the righteous, and condemn the innocent blood.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 97:10 - Ye that love the LORD, hate evil: he preserveth the souls H5315 of his saints; he delivereth them out of the hand of the wicked.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:1 - [[A Psalm of David.]] Bless the LORD, O my soul: H5315 and all that is within me, bless his holy name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:2 - Bless the LORD, O my soul, H5315 and forget not all his benefits:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 103:22 - Bless the LORD, all his works in all places of his dominion: bless the LORD, O my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:1 - Bless the LORD, O my soul. H5315 O LORD my God, thou art very great; thou art clothed with honour and majesty.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:35 - Let the sinners be consumed out of the earth, and let the wicked be no more. Bless thou the LORD, O my soul. H5315 Praise ye the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:18 - Whose feet they hurt with fetters: he H5315 was laid in iron:
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:22 - To bind his princes at his pleasure; H5315 and teach his senators wisdom.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 106:15 - And he gave them their request; but sent leanness into their soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:5 - Hungry and thirsty, their soul H5315 fainted in them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:9 - For he satisfieth the longing soul, H5315 and filleth the hungry soul H5315 with goodness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:18 - Their soul H5315 abhorreth all manner of meat; and they draw near unto the gates of death.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 107:26 - They mount up to the heaven, they go down again to the depths: their soul H5315 is melted because of trouble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:20 - Let this be the reward of mine adversaries from the LORD, and of them that speak evil against my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 109:31 - For he shall stand at the right hand of the poor, to save him from those that condemn his soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:4 - Then called I upon the name of the LORD; O LORD, I beseech thee, deliver my soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:7 - Return unto thy rest, O my soul; H5315 for the LORD hath dealt bountifully with thee.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 116:8 - For thou hast delivered my soul H5315 from death, mine eyes from tears, and my feet from falling.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:20 - My soul H5315 breaketh for the longing that it hath unto thy judgments at all times.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:25 - DALETH. My soul H5315 cleaveth unto the dust: quicken thou me according to thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:28 - My soul H5315 melteth for heaviness: strengthen thou me according unto thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:81 - CAPH. My soul H5315 fainteth for thy salvation: but I hope in thy word.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:109 - My soul H5315 is continually in my hand: yet do I not forget thy law.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:129 - PE. Thy testimonies are wonderful: therefore doth my soul H5315 keep them.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:167 - My soul H5315 hath kept thy testimonies; and I love them exceedingly.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 119:175 - Let my soul H5315 live, and it shall praise thee; and let thy judgments help me.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:2 - Deliver my soul, H5315 O LORD, from lying lips, and from a deceitful tongue.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 120:6 - My soul H5315 hath long dwelt with him that hateth peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 121:7 - The LORD shall preserve thee from all evil: he shall preserve thy soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 123:4 - Our soul H5315 is exceedingly filled with the scorning of those that are at ease, and with the contempt of the proud.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:4 - Then the waters had overwhelmed us, the stream had gone over our soul: H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:5 - Then the proud waters had gone over our soul. H5315
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 124:7 - Our soul H5315 is escaped as a bird out of the snare of the fowlers: the snare is broken, and we are escaped.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 130:5 - I wait for the LORD, my soul H5315 doth wait, and in his word do I hope.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 130:6 - My soul H5315 waiteth for the Lord more than they that watch for the morning: I say, more than they that watch for the morning.

 
 
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