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Psalm vs. Selah — What's the Difference?

Psalm vs. Selah — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Psalm and Selah

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Psalm

A sacred song; a hymn.
Apr 03, 2022

Selah

Selah (; סֶלָה, also transliterated as selāh) is a word used 74 times in the Hebrew Bible—seventy-one times in the Psalms and three times in the Book of Habakkuk. The meaning of the word is not known, though various interpretations are given below.
Apr 03, 2022

Psalm

Psalms (used with a sing. verb) See Table at Bible.
Apr 03, 2022

Selah

Used to conclude a verse in the Psalms.
Apr 03, 2022

Psalm

To sing of or celebrate in psalms.
Apr 03, 2022
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Selah

(biblical) A word occurring between verses or paragraphs in parts of the Hebrew Bible, namely in Habakkuk and the Psalms; perhaps indicating a pause, either for contemplation or for the singer to clear his or her throat.
Apr 03, 2022

Psalm

A sacred song; a poetical composition for use in the praise or worship of God.
Apr 03, 2022

Selah

(Christianity) A pause or rest of a contemplative nature.
Apr 03, 2022

Psalm

One of the hymns by David and others, collected into one book of the Old Testament, or a modern metrical version of such a hymn for public worship.
Apr 03, 2022

Selah

A word of doubtful meaning, occuring frequently in the Psalms; by some, supposed to signify silence or a pause in the musical performance of the song.
Beyond the fact that Selah is a musical term, we know absolutely nothing about it.
Apr 03, 2022

Psalm

To extol in psalms; to make music; to sing
To psalm his praises.
Apr 03, 2022

Psalm

A sacred song; a poetical composition for use in the praise or worship of God.
Humus devout and holy psalmsSinging everlastingly.
Apr 03, 2022

Psalm

Especially, one of the hymns by David and others, collected into one book of the Old Testament, or a modern metrical version of such a hymn for public worship.
Apr 03, 2022

Psalm

To extol in psalms; to sing; as, psalming his praises.
Apr 03, 2022

Psalm

One of the 150 lyrical poems and prayers that comprise the Book of Psalms in the Old Testament; said to have been written by David
Apr 03, 2022

Psalm

Any sacred song used to praise the Deity
Apr 03, 2022

Psalm

Sing or celebrate in psalms;
He psalms the works of God
Apr 03, 2022

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