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Strong's Biblical Hebrew Lexicon for H5315 – נֶפֶשׁ

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Strong's H5315 – נֶפֶשׁ nephesh (neh'-fesh)

1. (properly) a breathing creature, i.e. animal of (abstractly) vitality 2. used very widely in a literal, accommodated or figurative sense (bodily or mental) [from H5314]

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נֶפֶשׁ occurs 757 times in the Old Testament

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

נַפְשִׁ֖י — Occurs 172 times as — Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular — e.g. Genesis 12:13
נֶ֣פֶשׁ — Occurs 106 times as — Noun - feminine singular — e.g. Genesis 1:20
נַפְשׁ֔וֹ — Occurs 85 times as — Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 34:3
נַפְשֶׁ֔ךָ — Occurs 63 times as — Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 19:17
הַנֶּ֖פֶשׁ — Occurs 41 times as — Article | Noun - feminine singular — e.g. Genesis 12:5
נַפְשָֽׁם׃ — Occurs 36 times as — Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural — e.g. Leviticus 26:43
נֶ֥פֶשׁ — Occurs 34 times as — Noun - feminine singular construct — e.g. Genesis 9:5
נַפְשָׁהּ֙ — Occurs 17 times as — Noun - feminine singular construct | third person feminine singular — e.g. Genesis 35:18
וְנֶ֣פֶשׁ — Occurs 16 times as — Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct — e.g. Numbers 31:35
נַפְשֹׁ֣תֵיכֶ֔ם — Occurs 14 times as — Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine plural — e.g. Exodus 16:16
נַפְשְׁכֶ֗ם — Occurs 13 times as — Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine plural — e.g. Genesis 23:8
נַפְשֵׁ֥נוּ — Occurs 11 times as — Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common plural — e.g. Numbers 11:6
לְנַ֫פְשִׁ֥י — Occurs 10 times as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular — e.g. Psalms 3:2
נְפָשֹׁ֑ת — Occurs 10 times as — Noun - feminine plural — e.g. Exodus 12:4
בְּנַפְשׁ֥וֹ — Occurs 9 times as — Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 9:4
בְּנֶפֶשׁ֩ — Occurs 8 times as — Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct — e.g. Numbers 19:13
וְנַפְשׁ֖וֹ — Occurs 8 times as — Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular — e.g. Genesis 44:30
לְנֶ֥פֶשׁ — Occurs 8 times as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular — e.g. Genesis 2:7
בְנֶ֖פֶשׁ — Occurs 6 times as — Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular — e.g. Numbers 35:30
הַנְּפָשׁ֥וֹת — Occurs 6 times as — Article | Noun - feminine plural — e.g. Leviticus 18:29
לְֽנַפְשְׁךָ֥ — Occurs 5 times as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular — e.g. Proverbs 2:10
וְ֝נַפְשִׁ֗י — Occurs 5 times as — Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular — e.g. Job 13:14
נַפְשֵׁ֔ךְ — Occurs 5 times as — Noun - feminine singular construct | second person feminine singular — e.g. 1 Kings 1:12
וְהַנֶּ֛פֶשׁ — Occurs 5 times as — Conjunctive waw, Article | Noun - feminine singular — e.g. Leviticus 7:18
וְנֶ֗פֶשׁ — Occurs 5 times as — Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular — e.g. Leviticus 2:1
נַפְשׁ֣וֹת — Occurs 5 times as — Noun - feminine plural construct — e.g. Genesis 36:6
בְּנַפְשֹׁתָ֗ם — Occurs 4 times as — Preposition-b | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural — e.g. Numbers 16:38
לְנַפְשָֽׁם׃ — Occurs 4 times as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural — e.g. Psalms 78:18
בְּנַפְשִׁ֖י — Occurs 4 times as — Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular — e.g. 1 Samuel 28:9
נַפְשֹׁתֵ֖ינוּ — Occurs 3 times as — Noun - feminine plural construct | first person common plural — e.g. Numbers 31:50
בַּנֶּ֙פֶשׁ֙ — Occurs 3 times as — Preposition-b, Article | Noun - feminine singular — e.g. Leviticus 17:10
לְנַפְשֹֽׁתֵיכֶם֙ — Occurs 3 times as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine plural — e.g. Genesis 9:5
לְנַפְשׁ֣וֹ׀ — Occurs 2 times as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular — e.g. Ecclesiastes 6:2
בְּנַפְשֽׁוֹתֵיכֶ֑ם — Occurs 2 times as — Preposition-b | Noun - feminine plural construct | second person masculine plural — e.g. Jeremiah 17:21
כְּנַפְשְׁךָ֖ — Occurs 2 times as — Preposition-k | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine singular — e.g. Deuteronomy 13:6
כְּנַפְשֽׁוֹ׃ — Occurs 2 times as — Preposition-k | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular — e.g. 1 Samuel 18:1
לְנֶ֣פֶשׁ — Occurs 2 times as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct — e.g. Numbers 9:6
לַ֝נֶּפֶשׁ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-l, Article | Noun - feminine singular — Proverbs 16:24
וּכְנֶ֥פֶשׁ — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw, Preposition-k | Noun - feminine singular construct — Ezekiel 18:4
כְּנֶ֧פֶשׁ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-k | Noun - feminine singular construct — Ezekiel 18:4
וּנְפָשׁ֖וֹת — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural — Ezekiel 13:18
בְּנַפְשֵׁ֙נוּ֙ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common plural — Lamentations 5:9
לְנַפְשְׁכֶ֑ם — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine plural — Jeremiah 6:16
לְנַפְשֵׁ֖ךְ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person feminine singular — Isaiah 51:23
וְנַפְשָׁ֖ם — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural — Isaiah 46:2
מִנֶּ֥פֶשׁ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-m | Noun - feminine singular — Isaiah 10:18
וְנַפְשֵׁ֣נוּ — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common plural — Numbers 21:5
כְּנֶ֖פֶשׁ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-k | Noun - feminine singular — 1 Kings 19:2
לְנַפְשָׁ֔הּ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person feminine singular — Deuteronomy 21:14
לְנַפְשֹׁתָֽם׃ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural construct | third person masculine plural — Proverbs 1:18
בְּנַפְשָֽׁם׃ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine plural — Psalms 106:15
לְנַפְשֹׁתֵ֙ינוּ֙ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-l | Noun - feminine plural construct | first person common plural — Joshua 9:24
וְנַפְשׁ֖וֹת — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine plural construct — Psalms 72:13
וּבְנַפְשִׁ֖י — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | first person common singular — 1 Samuel 2:35
בְנַפְשֵׁ֔ךְ — Occurs 1 time as — Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person feminine singular — Esther 4:13
וּבְנֶ֣פֶשׁ — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw, Preposition-b | Noun - feminine singular — 1 Chronicles 28:9
וְנַפְשְׁכֶ֔ם — Occurs 1 time as — Conjunctive waw | Noun - feminine singular construct | second person masculine plural — 1 Chronicles 22:19

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