Selah meaning

sē'lə, sĕl'ə
A word occurring between verses or paragraphs in parts of the Hebrew Bible, often in the Psalms, perhaps indicating a pause for contemplation.
interjection
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Selah is defined as a Hebrew word that has been found at the ending of verses in Psalms and has been interpreted as an instruction calling for a break in the singing of the Psalm or it may mean "forever."

An example of Selah is seeing the term used seventy-one times in the Psalms in the Hebrew Bible.

interjection
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A Hebrew word of unknown meaning at the end of verses in the Psalms: perhaps a musical direction, but traditionally interpreted as a blessing meaning “forever”
noun
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An exclamation, precise meaning unknown, used to punctuate Psalm verses.

interjection
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Used to conclude a verse in the Psalms.
interjection
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A female given name derived from the biblical interjection (possibly mistaken for a name) .
pronoun
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Origin of selah

  • Hebrew selâ
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Classical Hebrew סֶֽלָה (selāh)
    From Wiktionary
  • From Wiktionary