The NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon

Strong's Number: 5567 Browse Lexicon
Original WordWord Origin
yalloprobably strengthened from psao (to rub or touch the surface, cf (5597))
Transliterated WordTDNT Entry
Phonetic SpellingParts of Speech
psal'-lo Verb
  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
NAS Word Usage - Total: 5
making melody 1, sing 3, sing praises 1
NAS Verse Count
1 Corinthians1

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 NAS New Testament Greek Lexicon". . 1999.