Then sela herself made a speech, in her earnest little child voice, pleading for her sisters.
Afterward, sela, the Petra of remarkable rock-hewn buildings, arose to prominence.
Irlosin sal an frithe sela mina fan then, thia ginacont mi, uuanda under managon he uuas mit mi.
If speech is worth one sela (a small coin so called), silence is worth two.
Then he pursued and slew Koller's sister sela, who was a skilled warrior and experienced in roving.
Ou sela Allah ala on moulano on ala hebel daro ou ala sahabou ou Salem!
At the post-houses of Gremers-mark and sela, I was told of a mountain about two miles distant, reported to contain copper.
The names safa, sela, rumal and dopatta are sometimes given to this form of turban.
This account applies very closely to the sela and Rīna dances of the Baigas.
The sela is gaudier and more ornamental generally; it is worn by the nobles and wealthier classes.
=Se'lah, rock, the capital of Edom, situated in the great valley extending from the Dead Sea to the Red Sea (2 Kings 14:7). It was near Mount Hor, close by the desert of Zin. It is called "the rock" (Judg. 1:36). When Amaziah took it he called it Joktheel (q.v.) It is mentioned by the prophets (Isa. 16:1; Obad. 1:3) as doomed to destruction. It appears in later history and in the Vulgate Version under the name of Petra. "The caravans from all ages, from the interior of Arabia and from the Gulf of Persia, from Hadramaut on the ocean, and even from Sabea or Yemen, appear to have pointed to Petra as a common centre; and from Petra the tide seems again to have branched out in every direction, to Egypt, Palestine, and Syria, through Arsinoe, Gaza, Tyre, Jerusalem, and Damascus, and by other routes, terminating at the Mediterranean." (See EDOM ØT0001129 .)