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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Halleluiah  \Hal`le*lu"iah\,  Hallelujah  \Hal`le*lu"jah\,  n.  & 
  interj.  [Heb.  See  {Alleluia}.] 
  Praise  ye  Jehovah;  praise  ye  the  Lord;  --  an  exclamation  used 
  chiefly  in  songs  of  praise  or  thanksgiving  to  God,  and  as  an 
  expression  of  gratitude  or  adoration.  --Rev.  xix.  1  (Rev. 
  Ver.  ) 
 
  So  sung  they  and  the  empyrean  rung  With  Hallelujahs. 
  --Milton. 
 
  In  those  days,  as  St  Jerome  tells  us,``any  one  as  he 
  walked  in  the  fields,  might  hear  the  plowman  at  his 
  hallelujahs.''  --Sharp. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hallelujah 
  n  :  a  shout  or  song  of  praise  to  God 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Hallelujah 
  praise  ye  Jehovah,  frequently  rendered  "Praise  ye  the  LORD," 
  stands  at  the  beginning  of  ten  of  the  psalms  (106,  111-113,  135, 
  146-150),  hence  called  "hallelujah  psalms."  From  its  frequent 
  occurrence  it  grew  into  a  formula  of  praise.  The  Greek  form  of 
  the  word  (alleluia)  is  found  in  Rev.  19:1,  3,  4,  6. 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Hallelujah,  praise  the  Lord 
 




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