Nephesh

The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon

Strong's Number: 05315 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
Xpnfrom (05314)
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
NepheshTWOT - 1395a
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
neh'-fesh Noun Feminine
Definition
  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
King James Word Usage - Total: 753
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, miscellaneous 47
KJV Verse Count
Genesis39
Exodus15
Leviticus48
Numbers44
Deuteronomy31
Joshua15
Judges8
Ruth1
1 Samuel28
2 Samuel14
1 Kings18
2 Kings13
1 Chronicles4
2 Chronicles4
Esther6
Job33
Psalms141
Proverbs54
Ecclesiastes7
Solomon7
Isaiah32
Jeremiah58
Lamentations12
Ezekiel33
Hosea2
Amos3
Jonah5
Micah3
Habakkuk3
Haggai1
Zechariah1


Total683
The Hebrew lexicon is Brown, Driver, Briggs, Gesenius Lexicon; this is keyed to the "Theological Word Book of the Old Testament." These files are considered public domain.

Bibliography Information

Brown, Driver, Briggs and Gesenius. "Hebrew Lexicon entry for Nephesh". "The KJV Old Testament Hebrew Lexicon". .