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selah

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies — Judaism and Jewish Studies.

In the Bible, occurring frequently at the end of a verse in Psalms and Habakkuk, probably as a musical direction.

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selah

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 30 words.

Heb. selāh, occurring often at the end of a verse in the Psalter and in Habbakuk 3, supposed to

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Gridley, Selah

Lester Wallman.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 1203 words.

Gridley, Selah (03 June 1770–17 February 1826), physician and medical educator, was born in Farmington, Connecticut, the son of Timothy Gridley, a farmer and deacon of the West Hartford...

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selah

Overview page. Subjects: Biblical Studies — Judaism and Jewish Studies.

In the Bible, occurring frequently at the end of a verse in Psalms and Habakkuk, probably as a musical direction.

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Selah

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

This contemporary Christian praise and worship band built up a strong following on the devotional circuit in the early years of the new millennium, and by the middle of the ...

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selah

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

January 2009; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biblical Studies. 70 words.

Hebrew word found in certain of the psalms and in Habakkuk. In AV it is incorporated into the text (e.g.

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selah

W. R. F. Browning.

in A Dictionary of the Bible

May 2011; p ublished online October 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 70 words.

Hebrew word found in certain of the psalms and in Habakkuk. In AV it is incorporated into the text e.g.

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Selah

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 79 words.

A Hebrew word occurring often in the Psalms (and three times in Habakkuk 3), indicating some musical or liturgical

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Selah

Edited by Colin Larkin.

in Encyclopedia of Popular Music

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 365 words.

This contemporary Christian praise and worship band built up a strong following on the devotional circuit in the early years

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Selah

William A. Beardslee.

in The Oxford Companion to the Bible

January 1993; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 132 words.

A (transliterated) Hebrew word of uncertain meaning which occurs seventy‐one times in the Psalms and three times in Habakkuk 3

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selah

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 21 words.

in the Bible, occurring frequently at the end of a verse in Psalms and Habakkuk, probably as a musical direction....

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SELAH

Edited by Adele Berlin and Maxine Grossman.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Jewish Religion

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Judaism and Jewish Studies. 113 words.

(), a word of uncertain etymology and meaning that appears seventy-one times in the Book of Psalms, three

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Merrill, Selah

Neil Asher Silberman.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East

November 1996; p ublished online April 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology of the Near East; Religious Studies; Biblical Studies. 426 words.

of biblical archaeology in the United States. Born in Canton Center, Connecticut, Merrill was educated at Yale and ordained at

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Africanus, Selah Mills

John Marinelli.

in African American National Biography

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 810 words.

teacher and abolitionist, said in a letter of protest to the Hartford Courant that he was born to enslaved parents,

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seal

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 26 words.

aquatic mammal. OE. sḗol-, inflexional form of seolh = MLG. sēl, MDu. seel, zēle, OHG. selah

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Naylor-Leyland, Sir (Albert) Edward (Herbert)

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. 93 words.

2nd Bt cr 1895

Born 6 Dec. 1890; s of 1st Bart and Jeanie (d 1932), d of William Selah Chamberlain, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; ...

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Naylor-Leyland, Captain Sir Herbert Scarisbrick

in Who Was Who

P ublished online December 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Politics; Military History; Warfare and Defence. 94 words.

1st Bt cr 1895

Born 24 Jan. 1864; s of Tom Naylor-Leyland and Mary Anne Scarisbrick; m 1889, Jane, d of William Selah Chamberlain, Cleveland, Ohio, USA; Capt. of Regt...

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King, Henry

William H. Taft.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Journalism. 1052 words.

King, Henry (11 May 1842–15 March 1915), journalist and author, was born in Salem, Ohio, the son of Selah Williams King and Eliza Aleshire. King developed an affinity for the Republican...

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Ingalls, Marilla Baker

Robert T. Handy.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Religion and Education. 570 words.

Ingalls, Marilla Baker (25 November 1828–17 December 1902), missionary, was born in Greenville, New York, the daughter of Selah Baker and Sarah Tremain. Remembered as an attractive,...

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“Segregation Is Not Unchristian”

Carol V. R. George.

in One Mississippi, Two Mississippi

May 2015; p ublished online October 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: History of Religion. 6371 words.

The arrival of the Freedom Riders in Jackson in 1961 convinced Methodist churches to “close their doors” to all civil rights activists. When Galloway Church in Jackson issues a statement...

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David ben Judah

Don Harrán.

in Oxford Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music; High Renaissance Music (1500-1600). 177 words.

(Messer Leon )

(b Mantua, 1470; d Salonika [now Thessaloniki], 1526). Rabbi, philosopher. He was the son of the scholar Judah Messer Leon. David refers to music, briefly, in...

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