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ψαλ-μός , ,
A.twitching or twanging with the fingers, “ψαλμοὶ τόξωνE.Ion173 (lyr.); “τοξήρει ψαλμῷ [τοξεύσας]Id.HF1064 (lyr.).
II. mostly of musical strings, “πηκτίδων ψαλμοῖς κρέκον ὕμνονTelest.5, cf. Diog.Trag.1.9, Aret.CA1.1.
2. the sound of the cithara or harp, Pi.Fr.125, cf. Phryn.Trag.11; “ψαλμὸς δ᾽ ἀλαλάζειA.Fr.57.7 (anap.); there were contests in τὸ ψάλλειν, Michel898.10(Chios, ii B. C.), 913.6(Teos, ii B. C.).
3. later, song sung to the harp, psalm, LXX 2 Ki.23.1, al., Ep.Eph.5.19; “βίβλος ψαλμῶνEv.Luc.20.42.
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