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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 rulers!
I—to the LORD, I will sing,
I will sing H2167 praise H2167 to the LORD, the God of Israel.
Unchecked Copy Box2Sa 22:50 - “Therefore I will give thanks to You, O LORD, among the nations,
And I will sing H2167 praises H2167 to Your name.
Unchecked Copy Box1Ch 16:9 - Sing to Him, sing H2167 praises H2167 to Him;
[fn]Speak of all His [fn]wonders.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 7:17 - I will give thanks to the LORD according to His righteousness
And will sing H2167 praise H2167 to the name of the LORD Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:2 - I will be glad and exult in You;
I will sing H2167 praise H2167 to Your name, O Most High.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 9:11 - Sing H2167 praises H2167 to the LORD, who dwells in Zion;
Declare among the peoples His deeds.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 18:49 - Therefore I will give thanks to You among the nations, O LORD,
And I will sing H2167 praises H2167 to Your name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 21:13 - Be exalted, O LORD, in Your strength;
We will sing and praise H2167 Your power.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 27:6 - And now my head will be lifted up above my enemies around me,
And I will offer in His tent sacrifices [fn]with shouts of joy;
I will sing, yes, I will sing H2167 praises H2167 to the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:4 - Sing H2167 praise H2167 to the LORD, you His godly ones,
And give thanks to His holy [fn]name.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 30:12 - That my [fn]soul may sing H2167 praise H2167 to You 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;
Sing H2167 praises H2167 to Him with a harp of ten strings.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:6 - Sing H2167 praises H2167 to God, sing H2167 praises; H2167
Sing H2167 praises H2167 to our King, sing H2167 praises. H2167
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 47:7 - For God is the King of all the earth;
Sing H2167 praises H2167 with a [fn]skillful psalm.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:7 - My heart is steadfast, O God, my heart is steadfast;
I will sing, yes, I will sing H2167 praises! H2167
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 57:9 - I will give thanks to You, O Lord, among the peoples;
I will sing H2167 praises H2167 to You among the [fn]nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 59:17 - O my strength, I will sing H2167 praises H2167 to You;
For God is my stronghold, the [fn]God who shows me lovingkindness.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 61:8 - So I will sing H2167 praise H2167 to Your name forever,
That I may pay my vows day by day.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:2 - Sing H2167 the glory of His name;
Make His praise glorious.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 66:4 - “All the earth will worship You,
And will sing H2167 praises H2167 to You;
They will sing H2167 praises H2167 to Your name.” [fn]Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:4 - Sing to God, sing H2167 praises H2167 to His name;
[fn]Lift up a song for Him who rides through the deserts,
Whose name is [fn]the LORD, and exult before Him.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 68:32 - Sing to God, O kingdoms of the earth,
Sing H2167 praises H2167 to the Lord, Selah.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:22 - I will also praise You with [fn]a harp,
Even Your [fn]truth, O my God;
To You I will sing H2167 praises H2167 with the lyre,
O Holy One of Israel.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 71:23 - My lips will shout for joy when I sing H2167 praises H2167 to You;
And my soul, which You have redeemed.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 75:9 - But as for me, I will declare it forever;
I will sing H2167 praises H2167 to the God of Jacob.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 92:1 - A Psalm, a Song for the Sabbath day.
It is good to give thanks to the LORD
And to sing H2167 praises H2167 to Your name, O Most High;
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:4 - Shout joyfully to the LORD, all the earth;
Break forth and sing for joy and sing H2167 praises. H2167
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 98:5 - Sing H2167 praises H2167 to the LORD with the lyre,
With the lyre and the [fn]sound of melody.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 101:1 - A Psalm of David.
I will sing H2167 of lovingkindness and [fn]justice,
To You, O LORD, I will sing H2167 praises. H2167
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:33 - [fn]I will sing H2167 to the LORD [fn]as long as I live;
[fn]I will sing H2167 praise H2167 to my God [fn]while I have my being.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 105:2 - Sing to Him, sing H2167 praises H2167 to Him;
[fn]Speak of all His [fn]wonders.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:1 - A Song, a Psalm of David.
My heart is steadfast, O God;
I will sing, I will sing H2167 praises, H2167 even with my [fn]soul.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 108:3 - I will give thanks to You, O LORD, among the peoples,
And I will sing H2167 praises H2167 to You among the nations.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 135:3 - [fn]Praise [fn]the LORD, for the LORD is good;
Sing H2167 praises H2167 to His name, for it is lovely.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 138:1 - A Psalm of David.
I will give You thanks with all my heart;
I will sing H2167 praises H2167 to You before the gods.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 144:9 - I will sing a new song to You, O God;
Upon a harp of ten strings I will sing H2167 praises H2167 to You,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 146:2 - I will praise the LORD while I live;
I will sing H2167 praises H2167 to my God while I have my being.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:1 - [fn]Praise [fn]the LORD!
For it is good to sing H2167 praises H2167 to our God;
For [fn]it is pleasant and praise is becoming.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 147:7 - Sing to the LORD with thanksgiving;
Sing H2167 praises H2167 to our God on the lyre,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 149:3 - Let them praise His name with dancing;
Let them sing H2167 praises H2167 to Him with timbrel and lyre.
Unchecked Copy BoxIsa 12:5 - Praise H2167 the LORD in song, H2167 for He has done [fn]excellent things;
Let this be known throughout the earth.

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