Definition of selah in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsēlə/ /ˈsel-/


(In the Bible) occurring frequently at the end of a verse in Psalms and Habakkuk, probably as a musical direction.


From Hebrew selāh.

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Syllabification: se·lah

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