psalmos: a striking (of musical strings), a psalmOriginal Word: ψαλμός, οῦ, ὁPart of Speech:
a psalm, song of praise, the Hebrew book of Psalms.
5568 psalmós – a psalm ("Scripture set to music"). Originally, a psalm (5568 /psalmós) was sung and accompanied by a plucked musical instrument (typically a harp), especially the OT Psalms.
[The Psalms of the OT were often sung and were accompanied by sophisticated musical arrangements.]
NAS Exhaustive ConcordanceWord Origin
a striking (of musical strings), a psalmNASB Translation
Psalm (1), psalm (1), Psalms (3), psalms (2).
Thayer'sSTRONGS NT 5568: ψαλμόςψαλμός
), a striking, twanging
, others)); specifically, a striking the chords
of a musical instrument ((Pindar
, others)); hence, a pious song, a psalm
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.)<1>
From psallo; a set piece of music, i.e. A sacred ode (accompanied with the voice, harp or other instrument; a "psalm"); collectively, the book of the Psalms -- psalm. Compare oide.
see GREEK psallo
see GREEK oide