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Pneuma

The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   4151  
Original WordWord Origin
pneumafrom (4154)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Pneuma6:332,876
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
pnyoo'-mah   Noun Neuter
 Definition
  1. the third person of the triune God, the Holy Spirit, coequal, coeternal with the Father and the Son
    1. sometimes referred to in a way which emphasises his personality and character (the \\Holy\\ Spirit)
    2. sometimes referred to in a way which emphasises his work and power (the Spirit of \\Truth\\)
    3. never referred to as a depersonalised force
  2. the spirit, i.e. the vital principal by which the body is animated
    1. the rational spirit, the power by which the human being feels, thinks, decides
    2. the soul
  3. a spirit, i.e. a simple essence, devoid of all or at least all grosser matter, and possessed of the power of knowing, desiring, deciding, and acting
    1. a life giving spirit
    2. a human soul that has left the body
    3. a spirit higher than man but lower than God, i.e. an angel
      1. used of demons, or evil spirits, who were conceived as inhabiting the bodies of men
      2. the spiritual nature of Christ, higher than the highest angels and equal to God, the divine nature of Christ
  4. the disposition or influence which fills and governs the soul of any one
    1. the efficient source of any power, affection, emotion, desire, etc.
  5. a movement of air (a gentle blast)
    1. of the wind, hence the wind itself
    2. breath of nostrils or mouth
 
 NAS Word Usage - Total: 380
breath 3, Spirit 239, spirit 103, spirits 32, spiritual 1, wind 1, winds 1
 
NAS Verse Count
Matthew19
Mark22
Luke36
John18
Acts68
Romans27
1 Corinthians32
2 Corinthians15
Galatians15
Ephesians14
Philippians5
Colossians2
1 Thessalonians5
2 Thessalonians3
1 Timothy2
2 Timothy3
Titus1
Philemon1
Hebrews12
James2
1 Peter8
2 Peter1
1 John8
Jude2
Revelation24


Total345
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Pneuma". "The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.