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Definitions of "Selah"


1. Selah (Interjection)


Definition

A word of Hebrew origin used in Rastafarian chants and prayers, serving as a pause for reflection, contemplation, and acknowledgement of divine presence


Example Sentences

Patois: Selah, let di truth and righteousness resonate within di soul
English: Selah, let the truth and righteousness resonate within the soul


Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,



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