halleluyah

Alternative Spellings

halaluya, haleluyah

Definitions

  • praise God

Example Sentences

  • Halleluyah, praise the Lord!

Languages of Origin

Textual Hebrew

Etymology

הללויה

Who Uses This

Jews: Jews of diverse religious backgrounds and organizational involvements
Non-Jews: (words that have spread outside of Jewish networks)

Regions

North America

Dictionaries

None

Notes

This word was likely borrowed into English not from Jews' language but rather from English Bible translations. Even so, it is included in this Lexicon because its ultimate origin is Hebrew.

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