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Lexicon :: Strong's H2167 - zāmar

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זָמַר
Transliteration
zāmar
Pronunciation
zaw-mar'
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Part of Speech
verb
Root Word (Etymology)
A primitive root [perhaps ident. with זָמַר (H2168) through the idea of striking with the fingers]
Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 558

Strong’s Definitions

זָמַר zâmar, zaw-mar'; 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, i.e. play upon it; to make music, accompanied by the voice; hence to celebrate in song and music:—give praise, sing forth praises, psalms.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x

The KJV translates Strong's H2167 in the following manner: praise (26x), sing (16x), sing psalms (2x), sing forth (1x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 45x
The KJV translates Strong's H2167 in the following manner: praise (26x), sing (16x), sing psalms (2x), sing forth (1x).
  1. to sing, sing praise, make music

    1. (Piel)

      1. to make music, sing

      2. to play a musical instrument

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
זָמַר zâmar, zaw-mar'; 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, i.e. play upon it; to make music, accompanied by the voice; hence to celebrate in song and music:—give praise, sing forth praises, psalms.
STRONGS H2167:
† I. [זמר] verb only
Pi. make music in praise of God (י׳), only in poetry (Arabic زَمَرَ pipe, play on a reed; Aramaic rfmz, זַמֵּר and derivatives; Ethiopic ዘመረ፡ in derived conjugations; on an original meaning hum, murmur, compare HupZKM iii, (1840) 394 ff. iv, 139 ff. IdPsalm. Einl. § 7, 2 De4 on Psalm 3) —
Pi. Imperfect 3rd person masculine singular suffix יְזַמֶּרְךָ Psalm 30:13; 1st person singular אֲזַמֵּר Judges 5:3; 2 Samuel 22:50; (וַ)אֲזַמְּרָה Psalm 7:18 + 7 times, אֲזַמֵּ֑רָה Psalm 18:50 + 3 times; suffix אֲזַמֶּרְךָ Psalm 57:10; Psalm 108:4, אֲזַמְּרֶ֑ךָּ Psalm 131:1; 3rd person masculine plural יְזַמְּרוּ Psalm 66:4; Psalm 149:3; וִיזַמְּרוּ Psalm 66:4; 1st person plural נְזַמְּרָה Psalm 21:14 [Psalm 21:13]; Imperative masculine plural זַמְּרוּ Psalm 9:12 +14 times, זַמֵּ֑רוּ Psalm 47:7 (twice in verse); Infinitive לְזַמֵּר Psalm 92:2, זַמְּרָה Psalm 147:1; — make music, melody (only Psalms, except Judges 5:3; Isaiah 12:5); —
1. of singing to (ל) God (Yahweh) Judges 5:3; Psalm 27:6; Psalm 101:1; Psalm 104:33; Psalm 105:2 = 1 Chronicles 16:9 (all || שׁיר verb), Psalm 9:12; Psalm 30:5 (both || הוֺדוּ), Psalm 47:7 (לְמַלְכֵּנוּ), Psalm 66:4; Psalm 71:23 (with תְּרַנֵּנָּה שְׂפָתַי), Psalm 75:10 (|| הגיד), Psalm 146:2 (|| הלל); followed by אֶלִֿ Psalm 59:18; to his name לשׁם, Psalm 18:50 = 2 Samuel 22:50 (|| אודך), Psalm 92:2 (|| לְהֹדוֺת), Psalm 135:3 (|| הללויה); followed by suffix = sing thee, praise thee in song Psalm 30:13; Psalm 57:10; Psalm 108:4; Psalm 138:1 (all || אודך); followed by acc י׳ Isaiah 12:5, אלהים Psalm 47:7, אלהינו Psalm 147:1, אדני Psalm 68:33 (|| שׁירו), followed by שְׁמוֺ Psalm 7:18 (|| אודה), Psalm 9:3; Psalm 61:9; Psalm 66:4; Psalm 68:5 (|| שׁידו); followed by כְּבוֺד שְׁמוֺ Psalm 66:2, גבורתך Psalm 21:14 (|| נשׁירה); followed by accusative of the song, מַשְׂכִּיל Psalm 47:8 (see מ׳ below שׂכל); absolute Psalm 57:8 (|| אשׁירה), Psalm 98:4 (|| הָרִיעוּ, פִּצְחוּ, רַנְַנוּ), Psalm 108:2 (|| אשׁירה; instrumental accompare Psalm 108:3; compare also Psalm 108:4 above), Psalm 47:7 (twice in verse).
2. of playing musical instruments בְּנֵבֶל עָשׂוֺר זַמְּרוּלֿוֺ Psalm 33:2 (|| בְּכִנּוֺר הודו לי׳), compare Psalm 144:9 (|| אשׁירה); אזמרה לך בכנור Psalm 71:22 (|| אודך בִכְלִינֶֿבֶל); בכנור בכנ֑ור לי׳ ז׳ זמרה וקול; Psalm 98:5; בכנור לא׳ ז׳ Psalm 147:7 (|| בתודה ענו לי׳); בְּתֹף וכנור יזמרולֿו Psalm 149:3 (|| יהללו שׁמו בְּמָחוֺל).

See related Aramaic BDB entry H2170.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H2167 matches the Hebrew זָמַר (zāmar),
which occurs 45 times in 41 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 5:3 - “Hear, O kings; give ear, O princes;
to the LORD I will sing;
I will make melody to the LORD, the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:50 - “For this I will praise you, O LORD, among the nations,
and sing praises to your name.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:9 - Sing to him, sing praises to him;
tell of all his wondrous works!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:17 - I will give to the LORD the thanks due to his righteousness,
and I will sing praise to the name of the LORD, the Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:2 - I will be glad and exult in you;
I will sing praise to your name, O Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:11 - Sing praises to the LORD, who sits enthroned in Zion!
Tell among the peoples his deeds!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:49 - For this I will praise you, O LORD, among the nations,
and sing to your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:13 - Be exalted, O LORD, in your strength!
We will sing and praise your power.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:6 - And now my head shall be lifted up
above my enemies all around me,
and I will offer in his tent
sacrifices with shouts of joy;
I will sing and make melody to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:4 - Sing praises to the LORD, O you his saints,
and give thanks to his holy name.[fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:12 - that my glory may sing your praise and not be silent.
O LORD my God, I will give thanks to you forever!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 33:2 - Give thanks to the LORD with the lyre;
make melody to him with the harp of ten strings!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:6 - Sing praises to God, sing praises!
Sing praises to our King, sing praises!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:7 - For God is the King of all the earth;
sing praises with a psalm![fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:7 - My heart is steadfast, O God,
my heart is steadfast!
I will sing and make melody!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:9 - I will give thanks to you, O Lord, among the peoples;
I will sing praises to you among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:17 - O my Strength, I will sing praises to you,
for you, O God, are my fortress,
the God who shows me steadfast love.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:8 - So will I ever sing praises to your name,
as I perform my vows day after day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:2 - sing the glory of his name;
give to him glorious praise!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:4 - All the earth worships you
and sings praises to you;
they sing praises to your name.” Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:4 - Sing to God, sing praises to his name;
lift up a song to him who rides through the deserts;
his name is the LORD;
exult before him!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:32 - O kingdoms of the earth, sing to God;
sing praises to the Lord, Selah
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:22 - I will also praise you with the harp
for your faithfulness, O my God;
I will sing praises to you with the lyre,
O Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:23 - My lips will shout for joy,
when I sing praises to you;
my soul also, which you have redeemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:9 - But I will declare it forever;
I will sing praises to the God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:1 - A Psalm. A Song for the Sabbath.
It is good to give thanks to the LORD,
to sing praises to your name, O Most High;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:4 - Make a joyful noise to the LORD, all the earth;
break forth into joyous song and sing praises!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:5 - Sing praises to the LORD with the lyre,
with the lyre and the sound of melody!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 101:1 - A Psalm of David.
I will sing of steadfast love and justice;
to you, O LORD, I will make music.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:33 - I will sing to the LORD as long as I live;
I will sing praise to my God while I have being.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:2 - Sing to him, sing praises to him;
tell of all his wondrous works!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:1 - A Song. A Psalm of David.
My heart is steadfast, O God!
I will sing and make melody with all my being![fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:3 - I will give thanks to you, O LORD, among the peoples;
I will sing praises to you among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:3 - Praise the LORD, for the LORD is good;
sing to his name, for it is pleasant![fn]
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 138:1 - Of David.
I give you thanks, O LORD, with my whole heart;
before the gods I sing your praise;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:9 - I will sing a new song to you, O God;
upon a ten-stringed harp I will play to you,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:2 - I will praise the LORD as long as I live;
I will sing praises to my God while I have my being.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:1 - Praise the LORD!
For it is good to sing praises to our God;
for it is pleasant,[fn] and a song of praise is fitting.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:7 - Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving;
make melody to our God on the lyre!
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:3 - Let them praise his name with dancing,
making melody to him with tambourine and lyre!
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 12:5 - “Sing praises to the LORD, for he has done gloriously;
let this be made known[fn] in all the earth.

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