H5301 נפח - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root; to puff, in various applications (literally, to inflate, blow hard, scatter, kindle, expire; figuratively, to disesteem)

KJV Usage: blow, breath, give up, cause to lose [life], seething, snuff.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to breathe, blow, sniff at, seethe, give up or lose (life)
a. (Qal) to breathe, blow
b. (Pual) to be blown
c. (Hiphil) to cause to breathe out
Origin: a primitive root
TWOT: 1390
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H5301 נפח is used in the Bible

12 occurrences of H5301 נפח

Genesis 2:7 and breathed
Job 20:26 not blown
Job 31:39 to lose
Job 41:20 as out of a boiling
Isaiah 54:16 that bloweth
Jeremiah 1:13 a boiling
Jeremiah 15:9 she hath breathed
Ezekiel 22:20 to blow
Ezekiel 22:21 you, and blow
Ezekiel 37:9 and breathe
Haggai 1:9 I did blow
Malachi 1:13 is it! and ye have sneered

Distinct usage

1 and breathed
1 not blown
1 to lose
1 as out of a boiling
1 that bloweth
1 a boiling
1 she hath breathed
1 to blow
1 you, and blow
1 and breathe
1 I did blow
1 is it! and ye have sneered

Corresponding Greek Words

naphach G1720 em phusao
naphach G2545 kaio