Origin of selah
Examples from the Web for selah
As Selah talks to Mora, the two embark on a kind of intertextual journey.
First is the famous "Selah," which we used to hear pronounced with great solemnity when the Psalms were read.Who Wrote the Bible?|Washington Gladden
But—'here comes the Selah and the voice is hushed'—I will speak of other things.The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846|Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett
Wenas Creek empties into the Yakima from the west, nearly opposite Selah.The Archaeology of the Yakima Valley|Harlan Ingersoll Smith
Herder held that selah denoted a swell, or a change in the rapidity of the movement, or in the key.
The Colonel was now peacefully snoring with both feet bandaged and elevated upon pillows; and Selah was waiting upon the veranda.The Co-Citizens|Corra Harris