Definition for AL-LE-LU'IAH

AL-LE-LU'IAH, n. [Heb. הללויה, Praise to Jah.]

Praise Jehovah; a word used to denote pious joy and exultation, chiefly in hymns and anthems. The Greeks retained the word in their Ελελευ Ιη, Praise to Io; probably a corruption of Jah. The Romans retained the latter word in their Io triumphe.

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