Parts of Speech

n n

Root Word (Etymology)

from 4154

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: TDNT 6:332

KJV Translation Count — 385x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: Spirit (111), (Holy) Ghost (89), Spirit (of God) (13), Spirit (of the Lord) (5), (My) Spirit (3), Spirit (of truth) (3), Spirit (of Christ) (2), human (spirit) (49), (evil) spirit (47), spirit (general) (26), spirit (8), (Jesus' own) spirit (6), (Jesus' own) ghost (2), misc (21)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. the third person of the triune God, the Holy Spirit, coequal, coeternal with the Father and the Son
a. sometimes referred to in a way which emphasises his personality and character (the Holy Spirit)
b. sometimes referred to in a way which emphasises his work and power (the Spirit of Truth)
c. never referred to as a depersonalised force
2. the spirit, i.e. the vital principal by which the body is animated
a. the rational spirit, the power by which the human being feels, thinks, decides
b. the soul
3. a spirit, i.e. a simple essence, devoid of all or at least all grosser matter, and possessed of the power of knowing, desiring, deciding, and acting
a. a life giving spirit
b. a human soul that has left the body
c. a spirit higher than man but lower than God, i.e. an angel
1. used of demons, or evil spirits, who were conceived as inhabiting the bodies of men
2. the spiritual nature of Christ, higher than the highest angels and equal to God, the divine nature of Christ
4. the disposition or influence which fills and governs the soul of any one
a. the efficient source of any power, affection, emotion, desire, etc.
5. a movement of air (a gentle blast)
a. of the wind, hence the wind itself
b. breath of nostrils or mouth
For Synonyms see entry 5923

Strong's Definitions

pnyoo'-mah; from (4154) (πνέω); a current of air, i.e. breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figurative a spirit, i.e. (human) the rational soul, (by implicaiton) vital principle, mental disposition, etc., or (superhuman) an angel, daemon, or (divine) God, Christ's spirit, the Holy Spirit: — ghost, life, spirit (-ual, -ually), mind. Compare (5590) (ψυχή).

Concordance Results Using KJV

Now the birth of Jesus Christ was on this wise: When as his mother Mary was espoused to Joseph, before they came together, she was found with child of the Holy G4151.


But while he thought on these things, behold, the angel of the Lord appeared unto him in a dream, saying, Joseph, thou son of David, fear not to take unto thee Mary thy wife: for that which is conceived in her is of the Holy G4151.


I indeed baptize you with water unto repentance: but he that cometh after me is mightier than I, whose shoes I am not worthy to bear: he shall baptize you with the Holy G4151, and with fire:


And Jesus, when he was baptized, went up straightway out of the water: and, lo, the heavens were opened unto him, and he saw the G4151 of God descending like a dove, and lighting upon him:


Then was Jesus led up of the G4151 into the wilderness to be tempted of the devil.


Blessed are the poor in G4151: for theirs is the kingdom of heaven.


When the even was come, they brought unto him many that were possessed with devils: and he cast out the G4151s with his word, and healed all that were sick:


And when he had called unto him his twelve disciples, he gave them power against unclean G4151s, to cast them out, and to heal all manner of sickness and all manner of disease.


For it is not ye that speak, but the G4151 of your Father which speaketh in you.


Behold my servant, whom I have chosen; my beloved, in whom my soul is well pleased: I will put my G4151 upon him, and he shall shew judgment to the Gentiles.