נֶ֫פֶשׁ 756 n.f. soul, living being, life, self, person, desire, appetite, emotion, and passion1 = that which breathes, the breathing substance or being2 The נפשׁ becomes a living being 3 The נפשׁ is specif. 4 The נפשׁ as the essential of man stands for the man himself5נפשׁ = seat of the appetites, in all periods (46 t.) 6נ׳ = seat of emotions and passions7נפשׁ is used occasionally for mental acts 8נפשׁ for acts of the will is dub. 9נפשׁ = character is still more dub. 10נ׳ in D
Strong Concise Dictionary Of The Words In The Hebrew Bible
H5315נֶפֶשׁnephesh; 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, × dead(-ly), desire, × (dis-) contented, × fish, ghost, greedy, he, heart(-y), (hath, × jeopardy of) life (× in jeopardy), lust, man, me, mind, mortally, one, own, person, pleasure, (her-, him-, my-, thy-) self, them (your) -selves, slay, soul, tablet, they, thing, (× she) will, × would have it.