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Strongs Number: G4151


Greek Word
πνεῦμα
Transliteration
pneuma
Phonetic
pnyoo'-mah
Part of Speech
Noun Neuter
Strongs Definition

a current of air that is breath (blast) or a breeze; by analogy or figuratively a spirit that is (human) the rational soul (by implication) vital principle mental disposition etc. or (superhuman) an angel daemon or (divine) God Christ´ s spirit the Holy spirit

Thayers Definition

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

Origin
From G4154
Bible Usage
ghost life spirit (-ual -ually) mind. Compare G5590 .