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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #5397 - נְשָׁמָה

Transliteration
neshâmâh
Phonetics
nesh-aw-maw'  
Word Origin
from (05395)
Parts of Speech
Noun Feminine
TWOT
1433a
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

1) breath, spirit

1a) breath (of God)

1b) breath (of man)

1c) every breathing thing

1d) spirit (of man)

Greek Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2372 ‑ θυμός (thoo‑mos');  4151 ‑ πνεῦμα (pnyoo'‑mah);  4157 ‑ πνοή (pno‑ay');  
Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (24) NAS (25) HCS (24)
Genesis 2
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
Job 7
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 4
Daniel 1
Genesis 2
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
Job 7
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 4
Daniel 1
Genesis 2
Deuteronomy 1
Joshua 3
2 Samuel 1
1 Kings 2
Job 7
Psalms 2
Proverbs 1
Isaiah 4
Daniel 1
BYZ TIS TR
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 10
n-cfsc 9
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 10
n-cfsc 11
n-cfp 1
n-cfs 10
n-cfsc 11
NA WH


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)

AHL Definitions Copyright: ©1999-2013
Jeff Brenner, 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.
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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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