G5567 ψάλλω - Strong's Greek Lexicon Number

LSJ Gloss:
ψάλλω
to touch sharply, to pluck, pull, twitch
Dodson:
ψάλλω
I sing psalms
I sing, sing psalms; earlier: I play on a stringed instrument.
Strong's:
ψάλλω
compare G5597); to twitch or twang, i.e. to play on a stringed instrument (celebrate the divine worship with music and accompanying odes)
Derivation: probably strengthened from ψάω (to rub or touch the surface;

KJV Usage: make melody, sing (psalms).

G5597
TBESG:
ψάλλω
to sing praise
G:V
ψάλλω
[in LXX chiefly for זָמַר pi. (
Refs Jdg.5:3, Psa.7:17, al.
), also for נָגַן pi. (1Ki.16:16 ff, al.) ;]
__1. to pull, twitch, twang (as a bowstring, etc.; Æsch., Eur., al.), hence,
__2. absol.,
__(a) to play a stringed instrument with the fingers (Hdt., Plat., al.);
__(b) later, to sing to a harp, sing psalms (LXX); in NT, to sing a hymn, sing praise: Jas.5:13; with dative of person(s), Rom.15:9 (LXX), Eph.5:19; dative instr., 1Co.14:15.†
(AS)
Thayer:
1) to pluck off, pull out
2) to cause to vibrate by touching, to twang
2a) to touch or strike the chord, to twang the strings of a musical instrument so that they gently vibrate
2b) to play on a stringed instrument, to play, the harp, etc.
2c) to sing to the music of the harp
2d) in the NT to sing a hymn, to celebrate the praises of God in song


ψάλλω
psallō
psal'-lo
Probably strengthened from ψάω psaō (to rub or touch the surface; compare G5597); to twitch or twang, that is, to play on a stringed instrument (celebrate the divine worship with music and accompanying odes)

KJV Usage: make melody, sing (psalms).


View how G5567 ψάλλω is used in the Bible

5 occurrences of G5567 ψάλλω

Romans 15:9 sing
1 Corinthians 14:15 I will sing
1 Corinthians 14:15 I will sing
Ephesians 5:19 making melody
James 5:13 let him sing psalms.

Distinct usage

2 I will sing
1 sing
1 making melody
1 let him sing psalms.

Corresponding Hebrew Words

psallo H2167 zamar pi.
psallo H5059 nagan pi.,qal.


Related words

G5567 ψάλλω

G5215 ὕμνος
ὕμνος
humnos
hoom'-nos
Apparently from a simpler (obsolete) form of ὕδέω hudeō (to celebrate; probably akin to G103; compare G5567); a “hymn” or religious ode (one of the Psalms)

KJV Usage: hymn.


G5568 ψαλμός
ψαλμός
psalmos
psal-mos'
From G5567; a set piece of music, that is, a sacred ode (accompanied with the voice, harp or other instrument; a “psalm”); collectively the book of the Psalms

KJV Usage: psalm.

Compare G5603.

G5584 ψηλαφάω
ψηλαφάω
psēlaphaō
psay-laf-ah'-o
From the base of G5567 (compare G5586); to manipulate, that is, verify by contact; figuratively to search for

KJV Usage: feel after, handle, touch.


G5589 ψιχίον
ψιχίον
psichion
psikh-ee'-on
Diminutive from a derivative of the base of G5567 (meaning a crumb); a little bit or morsel

KJV Usage: crumb.


G5597 ψώχω
ψώχω
psōchō
pso'-kho
Prolongation from the same base as G5567; to triturate, that is, (by analogy) to rub out (kernels from husks with the fingers or hand)

KJV Usage: rub.


G5597 ψώχω

ψώχω
psōchō
pso'-kho
Prolongation from the same base as G5567; to triturate, that is, (by analogy) to rub out (kernels from husks with the fingers or hand)

KJV Usage: rub.


G5596 ψωμίον
ψωμίον
psōmion
pso-mee'-on
Diminutive from a derivation of the base of G5597; a crumb or morsel (as if rubbed off), that is, a mouthful

KJV Usage: sop.


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