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Old & New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary

Strong's #5568 - ψαλμός

Transliteration
psalmós
Phonetics
psal-mos'
Origin
from (G5567)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
8:489,1225
Definition
Thayer's
  1. a striking, twanging
    1. of a striking the chords of a musical instrument
    2. of a pious song, a psalm
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 2156 ‑ זְמֹר (zem‑o‑raw', zem‑o‑raw', zem‑ore');  4210 ‑ מִזְמוֹר (miz‑more');  5035 ‑ נֵבֶל (neh'‑bel, nay'‑bel);  5059 ‑ נָגַן (naw‑gan');  5748 ‑ עֻגָּב (oo‑gawb', oog‑gawb');  7692 ‑ שִׁגָּינָה (shig‑gaw‑yone', shig‑gaw‑yo‑naw');  7892 ‑ שִׁירָה (sheer, shee‑raw');  8416 ‑ תְּהִלָּה (teh‑hil‑law');  
Frequency Lists  
  1. Book
  2. Word
  3. Parsing
KJV (7)
Luke
2
Acts
2
1 Corinthians
1
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
NAS (7)
Luke
2
Acts
2
1 Corinthians
1
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
HCS (7)
Luke
2
Acts
2
1 Corinthians
1
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
BSB (7)
Luke
2
Acts
2
1 Corinthians
1
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
ESV (5)
Luke
1
Acts
1
1 Corinthians
1
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
WEB (7)
Luke
2
Acts
2
1 Corinthians
1
Ephesians
1
Colossians
1
Verse Results
Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

ψαλ-μός, ὁ,

twitching or twanging with the fingers, ψαλμοὶ τόξων E. Ion 173 (lyr.); τοξήρει ψαλμῷ [τοξεύσας] Id. HF 1064 (lyr.).

II mostly of musical strings, πηκτίδων ψαλμοῖς κρέκον ὕμνον Telest. 5, cf. Diog.Trag. 1.9, Aret. CA 1.1.

2. the sound of the cithara or harp, Pi. Fr. 125, cf. Phryn.Trag. 11; ψαλμὸς δ' ἀλαλάζει A. Fr. 57.7 (anap.); there were contests in τὸ ψάλλειν, Michel 898.10(Chios, ii B. C.), 913.6(Teos, ii B. C.).

3. later, song sung to the harp, psalm, LXX 2 Kings 23:1, al., Ephesians 5:19; βίβλος ψαλμῶν Luke 20:42.

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ψαλμός , -οῦ ,

(< ψάλλω ),

[in LXX chiefly for H4210;]

1. a striking, twitching with the fingers (Eur., al.), hence, a striking of musical strings (Æsch., a1.), and hence in later writers,

2. a sacred song sung to musical accompaniment, a psalm (LXX): 1 Corinthians 14:26, Ephesians 5:19, Colossians 3:16; of OT psalms, Luke 24:44, Acts 13:33; βίβλος ψαλμῶν , Luke 20:42, Acts 1:20.†

SYN.: see ὕμνος G5215.


Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
Ψαλμοις ψαλμοίς Ψαλμοῖς ψαλμον ψαλμόν ψαλμὸν ψαλμος ψαλμός ψαλμού ψαλμω ψαλμώ ψαλμῷ Ψαλμων ψαλμών Ψαλμῶν ψαλτά ψαλτήρια ψαλτήριον ψαλτηρίου ψαλτηρίω ψαλτηρίων ψαλτωδείν ψαλτωδοί ψαλτωδός ψαλτωδούς ψαροί ψεκάδων ψελλία ψέλλια ψελλίζουσαι ψέλλιον ψελλίω psalmo psalmō psalmôi psalmō̂i Psalmois Psalmoîs psalmon psalmòn Psalmôn Psalmōn Psalmō̂n
Old / New Testament Greek Lexical Dictionary developed by Jeff Garrison for StudyLight.org. Copyright 1999-2021. All Rights Reserved, Jeff Garrison, Gdansk, Poland.
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