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Strong's #5315: nephesh (pronounced neh'-fesh)

from 5314; 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, 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, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-)self, them (your)-selves, + slay, soul, + tablet, they, thing, (X she) will, X would have it.




Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew Lexicon:

ׁ

nephesh

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

Part of Speech: noun feminine

Relation: from H5314



Usage:

This word is used 753 times:

Leviticus 22:3: "hallow unto the LORD, having his uncleanness upon him, that soul shall be cut off from my presence:"
Leviticus 22:4: "until he be clean. And whoso toucheth any thing that is unclean by the dead, or"
Leviticus 22:6: " The soul which hath touched any such shall be unclean until even, and shall not eat"
Leviticus 22:11: "But if the priest buy any soul with his money, he shall eat"
Leviticus 23:27: "convocation unto you; and ye shall afflict your souls, and offer an offering made by fire unto the LORD."
Leviticus 23:29: "For whatsoever soul it be that shall not be afflicted in that same"
Leviticus 23:30: "And whatsoever soul it be that doeth any work in that same"
Leviticus 23:30: "day, the same soul will I destroy from among his people."
Leviticus 23:32: "of rest, and ye shall afflict your souls: in the ninth day of the month at even, from even"
Leviticus 24:17: "that killeth any man shall surely be put to death."
Leviticus 24:18: "And he that killeth a beast shall make it good; beast for beast."
Leviticus 24:18: "And he that killeth a beast shall make it good; beast for beast."
Leviticus 24:18: "a beast shall make it good; beast for beast."
Leviticus 26:11: "And I will set my tabernacle among you: and my soul shall not abhor"
Leviticus 26:15: "ye shall despise my statutes, or if your soul abhor my judgments, so that ye will not"
Leviticus 26:16: "that shall consume the eyes, and cause sorrow of heart: and ye shall sow your seed in vain, for your enemies"
Leviticus 26:30: "upon the carcasses of your idols, and my soul shall abhor"
Leviticus 26:43: "even because they despised my judgments, and because their soul abhorred my statutes."
Leviticus 27:2: "a man shall make a singular vow, the persons shall be for the LORD by thy estimation."
Numbers 5:2: "that hath an issue, and whosoever is defiled by the dead:"
Numbers 5:6: "commit, to do a trespass against the LORD, and that person be guilty;"
Numbers 6:6: "at no dead body."
Numbers 6:11: "him, for that he sinned by the dead, and shall hallow his head"
Numbers 9:6: "who were defiled by the dead body of a man, that they could not keep"
Numbers 9:7: "unto him, We are defiled by the dead body of a man: wherefore are we kept back, that we may not"
Numbers 9:10: "of you or of your posterity shall be unclean by reason of a dead body, or be in a journey afar off,"
Numbers 9:13: "to keep the passover, even the same soul shall be cut off from among his people: because"
Numbers 11:6: "But now our soul is dried away: there is nothing at all, beside this manna,"
Numbers 15:27: "And if any soul sin through ignorance, then he shall bring a she goat of the first"
Numbers 15:28: "And the priest shall make an atonement for the soul that sinneth ignorantly, when he sinneth by ignorance before"
Numbers 15:30: " But the soul that doeth aught presumptuously, whether he be born in the land, or a stranger,"
Numbers 15:30: "the same reproacheth the LORD; and that soul shall be cut off from among"
Numbers 15:31: "and hath broken his commandment, that soul shall utterly be cut off; his iniquity"
Numbers 16:38: "The censers of these sinners against their own souls, let them make them broad plates"
Numbers 19:11: "He that toucheth the dead body of any man shall be unclean seven days."
Numbers 19:13: "Whosoever toucheth the dead body of any man that is dead, and purifieth not himself,"
Numbers 19:13: "the tabernacle of the LORD; and that soul shall be cut off from Israel:"
Numbers 19:18: "all the vessels, and upon the persons that were there, and upon"
Numbers 19:20: "and shall not purify himself, that soul shall be cut off from among the congregation,"
Numbers 19:22: "And whatsoever the unclean person toucheth shall be unclean; and the soul that toucheth it shall be unclean until"
Numbers 21:4: "to compass the land of Edom: and the soul of the people was much discouraged because of the way."
Numbers 21:5: "there is no bread, neither is there any water; and our soul loatheth this light bread."
Numbers 23:10: "of the fourth part of Israel? Let me die the death of the righteous, and let my last end"
Numbers 29:7: "convocation; and ye shall afflict your souls: ye shall not do any work"
Numbers 30:2: "swear an oath to bind his soul with a bond; he shall not break"
Numbers 30:4: "and her bond wherewith she hath bound her soul, and her father shall hold his peace at her: then all"
Numbers 30:4: "and every bond wherewith she hath bound her soul shall stand."
Numbers 30:5: "or of her bonds wherewith she hath bound her soul, shall stand: and the LORD shall forgive"
Numbers 30:6: "or uttered aught out of her lips, wherewith she bound her soul;"
Numbers 30:7: "and her bonds wherewith she bound her soul shall stand."









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