Selah Name Meaning & Origin

Selah

Pronunciation: SAY-lah (key)

The Hebrew word selah appears throughout the Book of Psalms. Its precise meaning is mysterious, but it is interpreted as a pause to breathe and reflect on the important words just uttered. The term has also been adopted by Rastafarians. Sela, as in actress Sela Ward, is an unrelated biblical place name usually pronounced SEE-lə.

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Meanings and history of the name Selah

From Wikipedia: Selah ( Hebrew: ñìä) may mean "stop and listen", within the context of a prayer or psalms, is similar in purpose to Amen in that it stresses the importance of the preceding passage.

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"Selah" is a song by Lauryn Hill, whose daughter's name is Selah.

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