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alleluia


alleluia


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Alleluia  \Al`le*lu"ia\,  Alleluiah  \Al`le*lu"iah\,  n.  [L. 
  alleluia,  Gr  ?,  fr  Heb.  hall[=e]l[=u]-y[=a]h.  See 
  {Hallelujah}.] 
  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. 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Alleluia 
  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.). 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Alleluia,  praise  the  Lord