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Entry for Strong's #5568 - ψαλμός

Transliteration
psalmós
Phonetics
psal-mos'  
Word Origin
from (5567)
Parts of Speech
Noun Masculine
TDNT
8:489,1225
Word Definition [ Thayer | Strong | Mounce ]
Thayer's Definition
  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  [ Book | Word | Parsing ]
Verse Results
KJV (7) NAS (7) HCS (7)
Luke 2
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Luke 2
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
Luke 2
Acts 2
1 Corinthians 1
Ephesians 1
Colossians 1
BYZ TIS TR
N-ASM 1
N-DPM 3
N-DSM 1
N-GPM 2
N-ASM 1
N-DPM 3
N-DSM 1
N-GPM 2
N-ASM 1
N-DPM 3
N-DSM 1
N-GPM 2
NA WH
N-ASM 1
N-DPM 3
N-DSM 1
N-GPM 2
N-ASM 1
N-DPM 4
N-DSM 1
N-GPM 2


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.

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ψαλμός, ψαλμοῦ, (ψάλλω), a striking, twanging ((Euripides, others)); specifically, a striking the chords of a musical instrument ((Pindar, Aeschylus, others)); hence, a pious song, a psalm (the Sept. chiefly for מִזְמור), Ephesians 5:19; Colossians 3:16; the phrase ἔχειν ψαλμόν is used of one who has it in his heart to sing or recite a song of the sort, 1 Corinthians 14:26 (cf. Heinrici at the passage, and Lightfoot on Col. as above); one of the songs of the book of the O. T. which is entitled ψαλμοί, Acts 13:33; plural the (book of) Psalms Luke 24:44; βίβλος ψαλμῶν, Luke 20:42; Acts 1:20. (Synonym: see ὕμνος, at the end.)

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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

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