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H5315


  #5315 נֶפֶשׁ nephesh {neh'-fesh}

 from H5314; TWOT - 1395a; n f

—Hebrew Word Study (Transliteration-Pronunciation Etymology & Grammar)


 1) soul, self, life, creature, person, appetite, mind, living being,
    desire, emotion, passion
    1a) that which breathes, the breathing substance or being, soul, the
        inner being of man
    1b) living being
    1c) living being (with life in the blood)
    1d) the man himself, self, person or individual
    1e) seat of the appetites
    1f) seat of emotions and passions
    1g) activity of mind
        1g1) dubious
    1h) activity of the will
        1h1) dubious
    1i) activity of the character
        1i1) dubious

—Brown-Driver-Briggs (Old Testament Hebrew-English Lexicon)

From H5314; properly a breathing creature, that is, animal or (abstractly) vitality; used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental):—any, appetite, beast, body, breath, creature, X dead (-ly), desire, X [dis-] contented, X fish, ghost, + greedy, he, heart (-y), (hath, X jeopardy of) life (X in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortality, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-) self, them (your) -selves, + slay, soul, + tablet, they, thing, (X she) will, X would have it.

—Strong's (Hebrew & Chaldee Dictionary of the Old Testament)

  • #5315.
  • נֶפֶשׁ
  • nephesh (659b); from an unused word; a soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, passion, appetite, emotion:—
  • NASB - any(1), anyone(2), anyone*(1), appetite(7), being(1), beings(3), body(1), breath(1), corpse(2), creature(6), creatures(3), dead(1), dead person(2), deadly(1), death(1), defenseless*(1), desire(12), desire*(2), discontented*(1), endure*(1), feelings(1), fierce*(2), greedy*(1), heart(5), heart's(2), herself(12), Himself(4), himself(19), human(1), human being(1), hunger(1), life(146), life*(1), lifeblood*(2), lives(34), living creature(1), longing*(1), man(4), man's(1), men*(2), mind(2), Myself(3), myself(2), number(1), ones(1), others(1), ourselves(3), own(1), passion*(1), people(2), people*(1), perfume*(1), person(68), person*(1), persons(19), slave(1), some(1), soul(238), soul's(1), souls(12), strength(1), themselves(6), thirst(1), throat(2), will(1), wish(1), wishes(1), yourself(11), yourselves(13).

—NAS Exhaustive Concordance of the Bible with Hebrew-Aramaic and Greek Dictionaries

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 AV - soul 475, life 117, person 29, mind 15, heart 15, creature 9,
      body 8, himself 8, yourselves 6, dead 5, will 4, desire 4, man 3,
      themselves 3, any 3, appetite 2, misc 45; 751
any
Leviticus 2:1; 24:17. Deuteronomy 24:7.
appetite
Proverbs 23:2. Ecclesiastes 6:7.
beast
Leviticus 24:18, 18.
body
Leviticus 21:11. Numbers 6:6; 9:6, 7, 10; 19:11, 13. Haggai 2:13.
breath
Job 41:21.
creature
Genesis 1:21, 24; 2:19; 9:10, 12, 15, 16. Leviticus 11:46, 46.
dead
Leviticus 19:28; 21:1; 22:4. Numbers 5:2; 6:11.
deadly
Psalms 17:9.
desire
Ecclesiastes 6:9. Jeremiah 44:14. Micah 7:3. Habakkuk 2:5.
fish
Isaiah 19:10.
ghost
Job 11:20. Jeremiah 15:9.
hath
Genesis 1:20.
he
Psalms 105:18. Proverbs 16:26.
heart
Exodus 23:9. Leviticus 26:16. Deuteronomy 24:15. 1 Samuel 2:33. 2 Samuel 3:21. Proverbs 23:7; 28:25. Lamentations 3:51. Ezekiel 25:6, 15; 27:31. Hosea 4:8.
hearts
Proverbs 31:6. Jeremiah 42:20.
heart's
Psalms 10:3.
hearty
Proverbs 27:9.
herself
Isaiah 5:14. Jeremiah 3:11.
him
Deuteronomy 19:6. Proverbs 6:16.
himself
1 Kings 19:4. Job 18:4; 32:2. Jeremiah 51:14. Amos 2:14, 15; 6:8. Jonah 4:8.
it
Psalms 35:25.
jeopardy
1 Chronicles 11:19.
life
Genesis 9:4, 5; 19:17, 19; 32:30; 44:30, 30. Exodus 4:19; 21:23, 23, 30. Leviticus 17:11, 14, 14, 14. Numbers 35:31. Deuteronomy 12:23, 23; 19:21, 21; 24:6. Joshua 2:14. Judges 9:17; 12:3; 18:25. Ruth 4:15. 1 Samuel 19:5, 11; 20:1; 22:23, 23; 23:15; 26:24, 24; 28:9, 21. 2 Samuel 1:9; 4:8; 14:7; 16:11; 18:13; 19:5. 1 Kings 1:12, 12; 2:23; 3:11; 19:2, 2, 3, 4, 10, 14; 20:31, 39, 39, 42, 42. 2 Kings 1:13, 13, 14; 7:7; 10:24, 24. 2 Chronicles 1:11. Esther 7:3, 7; 8:11. Job 2:4, 6; 6:11; 13:14; 31:39. Psalms 31:13; 38:12. Proverbs 1:19; 6:26; 7:23; 12:10; 13:3, 8. Isaiah 15:4; 43:4. Jeremiah 4:30; 11:21; 21:7, 9; 22:25; 34:20, 21; 38:2, 16; 39:18; 44:30, 30; 45:5; 49:37. Lamentations 2:19. Ezekiel 32:10. Jonah 1:14; 4:3.
lives
Genesis 9:5. Joshua 2:13; 9:24. Judges 5:18; 18:25. 2 Samuel 19:5, 5, 5; 23:17. 1 Chronicles 11:19. Esther 9:16. Proverbs 1:18. Jeremiah 19:7, 9; 46:26; 48:6. Lamentations 5:9.
lust
Exodus 15:9. Psalms 78:18.
man
Exodus 12:16. 2 Kings 12:4. Isaiah 49:7.
mind
Genesis 23:8. Deuteronomy 18:6; 28:65. 1 Samuel 2:35. 1 Chronicles 28:9. Jeremiah 15:1. Ezekiel 23:17, 18, 18, 22, 28.
minds
2 Samuel 17:8. 2 Kings 9:15. Ezekiel 24:25; 36:5.
mortally
Deuteronomy 19:11.
myself
Psalms 131:2.
one
Leviticus 4:27.
own
Proverbs 14:10.
person
Numbers 5:6; 31:19; 35:11, 15, 30, 30. Joshua 20:3, 9. 2 Samuel 14:14. Proverbs 28:17. Jeremiah 43:6. Ezekiel 16:5; 33:6.
persons
Genesis 14:21; 36:6. Exodus 16:16. Leviticus 27:2. Numbers 19:18; 31:40. Deuteronomy 10:22. 1 Samuel 22:22. Jeremiah 52:29, 30, 30. Ezekiel 17:17; 27:13.
pleasure
Deuteronomy 23:24. Psalms 105:22. Jeremiah 34:16.
soul
Genesis 2:7; 12:13; 17:14; 19:20; 27:4, 19, 25, 31; 34:3, 8; 35:18; 42:21; 49:6. Exodus 12:15, 19; 30:12; 31:14. Leviticus 4:2; 5:1, 2, 4, 15, 17; 6:2; 7:18, 20, 20, 21, 21, 25, 27, 27; 17:10, 11, 12, 15; 19:8; 20:6, 6; 22:3, 6, 11; 23:29, 30, 30; 26:11, 15, 30, 43. Numbers 9:13; 11:6; 15:27, 28, 30, 30, 31; 19:13, 20, 22; 21:4, 5; 30:2, 4, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13; 31:28. Deuteronomy 4:9, 29; 6:5; 10:12; 11:13, 18; 12:15, 20, 20, 21; 13:3, 6; 14:26, 26; 26:16; 30:2, 6, 10. Joshua 22:5. Judges 5:21; 10:16; 16:16. 1 Samuel 1:10, 15, 26; 2:16; 17:55; 18:1, 1, 1, 3; 20:3, 4, 17; 23:20; 24:11; 25:26, 29, 29; 26:21; 30:6. 2 Samuel 4:9; 5:8; 11:11; 14:19. 1 Kings 1:29; 2:4; 8:48; 11:37; 17:21, 22. 2 Kings 2:2, 4, 6; 4:27, 30; 23:3, 25. 1 Chronicles 22:19. 2 Chronicles 6:38; 15:12; 34:31. Job 3:20; 6:7; 7:11, 15; 9:21; 10:1, 1; 12:10; 14:22; 16:4; 19:2; 21:25; 23:13; 24:12; 27:2, 8; 30:16, 25; 31:30; 33:18, 20, 22, 28, 30. Psalms 3:2; 6:3, 4; 7:2, 5; 11:1, 5; 13:2; 16:10; 17:13; 19:7; 22:20, 29; 23:3; 24:4; 25:1, 13, 20; 26:9; 30:3; 31:7, 9; 33:19, 20; 34:2, 22; 35:3, 4, 7, 9, 12, 13, 17; 40:14; 41:4; 42:1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 11; 43:5; 44:25; 49:8, 15, 18; 54:3, 4; 55:18; 56:6, 13; 57:1, 4, 6; 59:3; 62:1, 5; 63:1, 5, 8, 9; 66:9, 16; 69:1, 10, 18; 70:2; 71:10, 13, 23; 72:14; 74:19; 77:2; 78:50; 84:2; 86:2, 4, 4, 13, 14; 88:3, 14; 89:48; 94:17, 19, 21; 103:1, 2, 22; 104:1, 35; 106:15; 107:5, 9, 9, 18, 26; 109:20, 31; 116:4, 7, 8; 119:20, 25, 28, 81, 109, 129, 167, 175; 120:2, 6; 121:7; 123:4; 124:4, 5, 7; 130:5, 6; 131:2; 138:3; 139:14; 141:8; 142:4, 7; 143:3, 6, 8, 11, 12; 146:1. Proverbs 2:10; 3:22; 6:30, 32; 8:36; 10:3; 11:17, 25; 13:2, 4, 4, 19, 25; 15:32; 16:17, 24; 18:7; 19:2, 8, 15, 16, 18; 20:2; 21:10, 23; 22:5, 23, 25; 23:14; 24:12, 14; 25:13, 25; 27:7, 7; 29:10, 17, 24. Ecclesiastes 2:24; 4:8; 6:2, 3; 7:28. Song of Songs 1:7; 3:1, 2, 3, 4; 5:6; 6:12. Isaiah 1:14; 3:9; 10:18; 26:8, 9; 29:8, 8; 32:6; 38:15, 17; 42:1; 44:20; 51:23; 53:10, 11, 12; 55:2, 3; 58:3, 5, 10, 10, 11; 61:10; 66:3. Jeremiah 4:10, 19, 31; 5:9, 29; 6:8; 9:9; 12:7; 13:17; 14:19; 18:20; 20:13; 31:12, 14, 25, 25; 32:41; 38:16, 17, 20; 50:19; 51:6, 45. Lamentations 1:11, 16; 2:12; 3:17, 20, 24, 25, 58. Ezekiel 3:19, 21; 4:14; 18:4, 4, 4, 20, 27; 24:21; 33:5, 9. Hosea 9:4. Jonah 2:5, 7. Micah 6:7; 7:1. Habakkuk 2:4, 10. Zechariah 11:8, 8.
souls
Genesis 12:5; 46:15, 18, 22, 25, 26, 26, 27, 27. Exodus 1:5, 5; 12:4; 30:15, 16. Leviticus 16:29, 31; 17:11; 18:29; 20:25; 23:27, 32. Numbers 16:38; 29:7; 30:9; 31:50. Joshua 10:28, 30, 32, 35, 37, 37, 39; 11:11; 23:14. 1 Samuel 25:29. Psalms 72:13; 97:10. Proverbs 11:30; 14:25. Jeremiah 2:34; 6:16; 26:19; 44:7. Lamentations 1:19. Ezekiel 7:19; 13:18, 18, 18, 19, 19, 20, 20, 20; 14:14, 20; 18:4; 22:25, 27.
soul's
Job 16:4.
themselves
Esther 9:31. Isaiah 46:2; 47:14.
they
Job 36:14.
thing
Leviticus 11:10. Ezekiel 47:9.
thyself
Esther 4:13.
will
Deuteronomy 21:14. Psalms 27:12; 41:2. Ezekiel 16:27.
yourselves
Leviticus 11:43, 44. Deuteronomy 4:15. Joshua 23:11. Jeremiah 17:21; 37:9.
The following translates multiple Hebrew or Aramaic words:
angry
Judges 18:25.
beast
Leviticus 24:18.
desire
Jeremiah 22:27.
die
Numbers 23:10. Judges 16:30.
discontented
1 Samuel 22:2.
greedy
Isaiah 56:11.
kill
Genesis 37:21.
life
Genesis 1:30.
live
1 Kings 20:32.
men
1 Chronicles 5:21.
person
Deuteronomy 27:25.
persons
Numbers 31:35, 40, 46.
pleasure
Jeremiah 2:24.
slay
Jeremiah 40:14, 15.
slayeth
Deuteronomy 22:26.
tablets
Isaiah 3:20.

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