Name: Selah

Origin and Meaning of the Name Selah

  • Meaning:
    Pause and reflect
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (seh LAH)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Selah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Selah

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    This word occurs seventy-one times in thirty-nine of the Psalms and is thought to indicate a pause for reflection similar to the word Amen.

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