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What does SONG mean?
Zemer, Hebrew for “song,” appears throughout the Book of Psalms, which could also be described as a book of songs to God.

לְדָוִ֗ד מִ֫זְמ֥וֹר לַֽ֭יהֹוָה הָאָ֣רֶץ וּמְלוֹאָ֑הּ תֵּ֝בֵ֗ל וְיֹ֣שְׁבֵי בָֽהּ׃

Of David. A psalm. The earth is Hashem's and all that it holds, the world and its inhabitants.

l'-da-VID miz-MOR la-do-NAI ha-A-retz um-lo-AH tay-VAYL v'-yo-sh'-VAY VAH

Psalms 24:1

ט֗וֹב לְהֹד֥וֹת לַיהֹוָ֑ה וּלְזַמֵּ֖ר לְשִׁמְךָ֣ עֶלְיֽוֹן׃

It is good to praise Hashem, to sing hymns to Your name, O Most High,

TOV l'-ho-DOT la-a-do-NAI u-l'-za-MER l'-shim-KHA el-YON

Psalms 92:2

Description about SONG
Zemer, Hebrew for “song,” appears throughout the Book of Psalms, which could also be described as a book of songs to God. Many of David’s lofty and beautiful psalms begin with the word mizmor, a form of the word “song.” Upon closer observation, however, you’ll notice that some psalms begin with the phrase “Of David, a song” while others begin with “A song, of David.” The difference between these two phrases is significant. When David felt distant from God and wanted to draw closer, he sang to God. The psalm that emerged from that moment of song is recorded in Psalms as “A song, of David,” for the song preceded, and led to, greater closeness to God. However, if David was already in an elevated spiritual state and sang a song to express his love and devotion to God, the psalm he wrote at that moment is recorded as “Of David, a song.” For millennia, the people of Israel have used songs to worship God. In the Tabernacle and Temple, the Levites sang every time a sacrifice was offered on the altar. The beautiful singing of the Levites helped everyone present, and particularly the priests offering the sacrifice, feel the spiritual power of the moment. The songs the Levites sang were taken directly from the Book of Psalms. One of the most beautiful aspects of the Shabbat experience is the tradition of sitting around the table with family and friends and singing zemirot, special songs composed to celebrate and honor the seventh day. Shabbat is a taste of the time of the Messiah when, as King David says in the Book of Psalms, the entire world will sing to God.
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Where is SONG in the Bible?
Psalms 24:1, Psalms 92:2
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