5214. hymneō
Lexical Summary
hymneō: to sing to, to laud
Original Word: ὑμνέω
Transliteration: hymneō
Phonetic Spelling: (hoom-neh'-o)
Part of Speech: Verb
Short Definition: to sing to, to laud
Meaning: to sing to, to laud
Strong's Concordance
sing to, sing a hymn of praise unto.

From humnos; to hymn, i.e. Sing a religious ode; by implication, to celebrate (God) in song -- sing a hymn (praise unto).

see GREEK humnos

Thayer's Greek Lexicon
STRONGS NT 5214: ὑμνέω

ὑμνέω, ύ῾μνω: imperfect ὕμνουν; future ὑμνήσω; 1 aorist participle ὑμνησας; (ὕμνος); from Hesiod down; the Sept. often for הִלֵּל, הודָה, הֵשִׁיר, זִמֵּר;

1. transitive, to sing the praise of; sing hymns to: τινα, Acts 16:25; Hebrews 2:12.

2. intransitive, to sing a hymn, to sing: Matthew 26:30; Mark 14:26 (in both passages of the singing of the paschal hymns; these were Psalm 113-118 and Psalm 136, which the Jews call the 'great Hallel' (but see Ginsburg in Kitto under the word Hallel; Edersheim, The Temple etc., p. 191f; Buxtorf (edited by Fischer), p. 314f)); Psalm 64:13 (); 1 Macc. 13:47.


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