selah

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interjection se·lah \ˈsē-lə, -ˌlä\

Definition of selah

  1. —a term of uncertain meaning found in the Hebrew text of the Psalms and Habakkuk carried over untranslated into some English versions

Origin and Etymology of selah

Hebrew selāh


First Known Use: circa 1530

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to cast off or become cast off

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