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Definition of Selah

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musical term that appears often in the book of Psalms in the Bible (probably indicating a pause or a break in the text)
Selah Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
A word of doubtful meaning, occuring frequently in the Psalms; by some, supposed to signify silence or a pause in the musical performance of the song.
  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
Selah Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
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Selah Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
Selah (, also transliterated as selah) is a word used 74 times in the Hebrew Bible  71 times in the Psalms and three times in Habakkuk  and is a difficult concept to translate. (It should not be confused with the Hebrew word sela‘ which means "rock.") It is probably either a liturgico-musical mark or an instruction on the reading of the text, something like "stop and listen." Selah can also be used to indicate that there is to be a musical interlude at that point in the Psalm. The Amplified Bible translates selah as "pause, and think of that." It can also be interpreted as a form of underlining in preparation for the next paragraph.

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Selah Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Easton's Bible Dictionary
a word frequently found in the Book of Psalms, and also in Hab. 3:9, 13, about seventy-four times in all in Scripture. Its meaning is doubtful. Some interpret it as meaning "silence" or "pause;" others, "end," "a louder strain," "piano," etc. The LXX. render the word by daplasma i.e., "a division."
Smith's Bible Dictionary

This word, which is found only in the poetical books of the Old Testament, occurs seventy-one times in the Psalms and three times in Habakkuk. It is probably a term which had a meaning in the musical nomenclature of the Hebrews, though what that meaning may have been is now a matter of pure conjecture. (Gesenius and Ewald and others think it has much the same meaning as our interlude,-a pause in the voices singing, while the instruments perform alone.)
  
Smith's Bible Dictionary (1884) , by William Smith. About
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
the end; a pause
  
Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary (1869) , by Roswell D. Hitchcock. About