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Psallo

The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon

 Strong's Number:   5567  
Original WordWord Origin
yavllwprobably strengthened from psao (to rub or touch the surface, cf (5597))
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Psallo8:489,1225
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
psal'-lo   Verb
 Definition
  1. to pluck off, pull out
  2. to cause to vibrate by touching, to twang
    1. to touch or strike the chord, to twang the strings of a musical instrument so that they gently vibrate
    2. to play on a stringed instrument, to play, the harp, etc.
    3. to sing to the music of the harp
    4. in the NT to sing a hymn, to celebrate the praises of God in song
 
 King James Word Usage - Total: 5
sing 3, sing psalms 1, make melody 1
 
  KJV Verse Count 
Romans1
1 Corinthians1
Ephesians1
James1


Total4
Greek lexicon based on Thayer's and Smith's Bible Dictionary plus others; this is keyed to the large Kittel and the "Theological Dictionary of the New Testament." These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information

Thayer and Smith. "Greek Lexicon entry for Psallo". "The KJV New Testament Greek Lexicon". .