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Meaning of ALLELUIA

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Al`le*lu"ia\, Alleluiah \Al`le*lu"iah\, n. [L.
alleluia, Gr. ?, fr. Heb. hall[=e]l[=u]-y[=a]h. See
An exclamation signifying Praise ye Jehovah. Hence: A song of
praise to God. See {Hallelujah}, the commoner form.

      I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying,
      Alleluia.                                --Rev. xix. 1.

Easton Bible Dictionary

the Greek form (Rev. 19:1, 3, 4, 6) of the Hebrew Hallelujah = Praise ye Jehovah, which begins or ends several of the psalms (106, 111, 112, 113, etc.).

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