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1910 New Catholic Dictionary


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(Hebrew: praise ye Yahveh)

An ejaculation, which motivates or sums up an act of praise of God. It is found at the end of Psalms 105,106, inclusively; also in the beginning of Psalms 106, in the beginning of 111 to 113 inclusively; at the end of 115,117, inclusively; in the beginning of Psalms 85 and in the beginning and at the end of Psalms 147,150, inclusively. From very early times the liturgy of the Church used this term to express glad praise of God.

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Entry for 'Hallelujah'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. 1910.

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