praise ye the lord; hallelujah.
a song of praise to g-d.
praise the lord! used more commonly in liturgical contexts in place of hallelujah
a song of praise to g-d

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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