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Headword: *)allhlou/i+a
Adler number: alpha,1186
Translated headword: Allelujah
Vetting Status: high
[sc. Means] "praise the Lord" among Hebrews, i.e. "[praise] the One who is."
Greek Original:
*)allhlou/i+a: ai)nei=te to\n ku/rion par' *)ebrai/ois, h)/toi to\n o)/nta.
Same entry in Hesychius, where Latte cites Psalm 104.1 LXX, etc.
The Hebrew word (הללויה hallelūyah) means "Praise God" in the plural imperative form.
On "the One who is," see omega 105, omicron 438.
Keywords: Christianity; definition; dialects, grammar, and etymology; religion
Translated by: Jennifer Benedict on 7 May 2000@12:04:59.
Vetted by:
Raphael Finkel (Added note on Hebrew meaning.) on 29 November 2001@09:54:24.
Catharine Roth (modified translation, augmented note) on 29 November 2001@15:41:20.
Catharine Roth (added cross-reference) on 29 November 2001@17:11:48.
Raphael Finkel (Added Hebrew text.) on 31 October 2002@09:55:30.
David Whitehead (another note; cosmetics) on 5 February 2012@08:46:04.
Catharine Roth (coding) on 9 August 2013@18:20:31.
Raphael Finkel (Added Romanization of Hebrew.) on 7 August 2014@14:40:16.
Catharine Roth (added a keyword) on 31 May 2015@23:39:49.
David Whitehead on 15 August 2015@08:04:04.


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