H2167 זמר - Strong's Hebrew Lexicon Number

A primitive root (perhaps identical with H2168 through the idea of striking with the fingers); properly to touch the strings or parts of a musical instrument, that is, play upon it; to make music, accompanied by the voice; hence to celebrate in song and music

KJV Usage: give praise, sing forth praises, psalms.

Brown-Driver-Briggs' Hebrew Definitions


1. to sing, sing praise, make music
a. (Piel)
1. to make music, sing
2. to play a musical instrument
Origin: a primitive root [perhaps ident. with H2168 through the idea of striking with the fingers]
TWOT: 558
Parts of Speech: Verb

View how H2167 זמר is used in the Bible

First 30 of 41 occurrences of H2167 זמר

Judges 5:3
2 Samuel 22:50
1 Chronicles 16:9
Psalms 7:17
Psalms 9:2
Psalms 9:11
Psalms 18:49
Psalms 21:13
Psalms 27:6
Psalms 30:4
Psalms 30:12
Psalms 33:2
Psalms 47:6
Psalms 47:7
Psalms 57:7
Psalms 57:9
Psalms 59:17
Psalms 61:8
Psalms 66:2
Psalms 66:4
Psalms 68:4
Psalms 68:32
Psalms 71:22
Psalms 71:23
Psalms 75:9
Psalms 92:1
Psalms 98:4
Psalms 98:5
Psalms 101:1
Psalms 104:33

Corresponding Greek Words

zamar pi. G5567 psallo
zamar pi. G5214 humneo