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Strong's #05397 - נְשָׁמָה

Transliteration
nᵉshâmâh
Phonetics
nesh-aw-maw'
Root Word (Etymology)
from (H5395)
Parts of Speech
feminine noun
TWOT
1433a
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Definition   
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

  1. breath, spirit
    1. breath (of God)
    2. breath (of man)
    3. every breathing thing
    4. spirit (of man)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2372 ‑ θυμός (thoo‑mos');  4151 ‑ πνεῦμα (pnyoo'‑mah);  4157 ‑ πνοή (pno‑ay');  
Frequency Lists
Verse Results
KJV (24)
Genesis 2
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
Job 7
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 4
Daniel 1
NAS (29)
Genesis 2
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 6
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 3
Job 8
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 4
Daniel 1
CSB (24)
Genesis 2
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
Job 7
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 4
Daniel 1
BSB (25)
Genesis 4
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 2
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
Job 7
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 4
Daniel 1
ESV (23)
Genesis 1
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
Job 7
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 4
Daniel 1
WEB (24)
Genesis 2
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
Job 7
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 4
Daniel 1
Ancient Hebrew Lexicon Definitions

2443) msn (נסהמ NShM) AC: Pant CO: Breath AB: ?: [from: ms]

V) msn (נסהמ NShM) - Pant: KJV (1): (vf: Paal) destroy - Strongs: H5395 (נָשַׁם)

Nf1) emsn (נסהמה NShMH) - Breath: [Hebrew and Aramaic] KJV (25): breath, blast, spirit, inspiration, soul - Strongs: H5396 (נִשְׁמָה), H5397 (נְשָׁמָה)

if2) tmsnt (תנסהמת TNShMT) - Tinshemet: An unknown animal. KJV (3): swan, mole - Strongs: H8580 (תִּנְשֶׁמֶת)

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Jeff Benner, Ancient Hebrew Research Center Used by permission of the author.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 נְשָׁמָה noun feminine breath; — ׳נ Deuteronomy 20:16 9t.; construct נִשְׁמַת (compare Lag BN 82) Genesis 2:7 10t.; suffix נִשְׁמָתִי Job 27:3; נִשְׁמָתוֺ Job 34:14; plural נְשָׁמוֺת Isaiah 57:16; —

1 breath of God as hot wind kindling a flame Isaiah 30:33; as destroying wind 2 Samuel 22:16 = Psalm 18:16; Job 4:9; as cold wind producing ice Job 32:8; Job 33:4.

2 breath of Prayer of Manasseh 1Kings 17:17; Isaiah 42:5; Job 27:3; Daniel 10:7; breath of life נשׁמת חיים Genesis 2:7 (J); compare נִשְׁמַת רוּחַחַיִּים Genesis 7:22 (J); as breathed in by God it is God's breath in man Job 34:14; Job 36:4; and is characteristic of man אדם אשׁר נשׁמה באפו Isaiah 2:22 man in whose nostrils is but a breath (late gloss).

3 synonym נפשׁ כָּל נְשָׁמָה every breathing thing Deuteronomy 20:16; Joshua 11:11,14; 1 Kings 15:29; כָּלהַֿנְּשָׁמָה Joshua 10:14; Psalm 150:6; נְשָׁמוֺת Isaiah 57:16.

4 spirit of Prayer of Manasseh , "" רוּחַ, אָדָם׳נ ׳נֵר י Proverbs 20:27 the spirit of man is a lamp of ׳י.


Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.All rights reserved. Used by permission. BibleSoft.com
Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

נְשָׁמָה f.

(1)  breath, spirit

(a) the Spirit of God imparting life and wisdom, i.q. רוּחַ אֱלֹהִים; Job 32:8, 33:4 compare 26:4.

(b) the spirit of man, soul, ψυχή (comp. נֶפֶשׁ No. 2), Genesis 2:7; Job 27:3. Meton. (that which has breath), a living creature, animans, i.q. נֶפֶשׁ No. 3, Deuteronomy 20:16; Joshua 10:40. Once used for the mind, Proverbs 20:27.

(2) the panting of those who are angry, used of the anger of God, Isaiah 30:33; Psalms 18:16.


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List of Word Forms
הַ֭נְּשָׁמָה הַנְּשָׁמָה֙ הנשמה וְ֝נִשְׁמָת֗וֹ וְנִשְׁמַ֖ת וְנִשְׁמַת־ וּנְשָׁמ֖וֹת וּנְשָׁמָ֖ה ונשמה ונשמות ונשמת ונשמת־ ונשמתו מִ֝נִּשְׁמַ֗ת מִנִּשְׁמַ֖ת מִנִּשְׁמַ֣ת מִנִּשְׁמַת־ מנשמת מנשמת־ נְשָׁמָ֑ה נְשָׁמָ֖ה נְשָׁמָ֛ה נְשָׁמָֽה׃ נְשָׁמָה֙ נִשְׁמַ֣ת נִשְׁמַ֤ת נִשְׁמַת־ נִשְׁמָתִ֣י נשמה נשמה׃ נשמת נשמת־ נשמתי han·nə·šā·māh hannəšāmāh hanneshaMah min·niš·maṯ min·niš·maṯ- minnishMat minnišmaṯ minnišmaṯ- nə·šā·māh nəšāmāh neshaMah niš·mā·ṯî niš·maṯ niš·maṯ- nishMat nishmaTi nišmaṯ nišmaṯ- nišmāṯî ū·nə·šā·māh ū·nə·šā·mō·wṯ ūnəšāmāh ūnəšāmōwṯ uneshaMah uneshaMot venishmat venishmaTo wə·niš·mā·ṯōw wə·niš·maṯ wə·niš·maṯ- wənišmaṯ wənišmaṯ- wənišmāṯōw
 
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