se·​lah ˈsē-lə How to pronounce selah (audio)
a term of uncertain meaning found in the Hebrew text of the Psalms and Habakkuk carried over untranslated into some English versions

Word History


Hebrew selāh

First Known Use

circa 1530, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of selah was circa 1530

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Cite this Entry

“Selah.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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