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1. Selah (Interjection)


A word of Hebrew origin used in Rastafarian chants and prayers, serving as a pause for reflection, contemplation, and acknowledgement of divine presence

Example Sentences

Patois: Selah, let di truth and righteousness resonate within di soul
English: Selah, let the truth and righteousness resonate within the soul

Related Words

Babylon , Ball head , Blessed , Bobo dread ,

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