Alleluia



praise ye the Lord; hallelujah.
a song of praise to God.
interjection
praise the Lord! Used more commonly in liturgical contexts in place of hallelujah
noun
a song of praise to God

late 14c., from Latin alleluja, from Greek allelouia, from Hebrew hallelu-yah “praise Jehovah” (see hallelujah).

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.).

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