Psalms 3

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  1. amixedupmom

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    While dong a Bible study for my site on Psalms 3 I came across this word

    Selah

    It was attached to several verses.

    Might I get a meaning for it please?
     
  2. MTA

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    selâh
    seh'-law
    From H5541; suspension (of music), that is, pause: - Selah.
     
  3. amixedupmom

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    Aside from the fact that "Selah" (in Hebrew, Selach) is a musical term, we know absolutely nothing about it.

    The likliest idea is that it signifies a dramatic pause in the musical performance of the song.
     
  5. amixedupmom

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    Psalms 3 is very powerful. Or at least I thought that it was. But, I was perplexed about the term. But, It does make sense that it is a pause. To make the desired effect.
     
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