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HalleluYaH in the Bible

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HalluluYaH in The Bible

Q: Where do you find HalleluYaH in the Bible?  I have looked and do not see it.

A: Another good reason to have more than one Bible for reference.  
The word HalleluYaH, can be found in both the Old and the New Testaments.  

In the New Testament:

Rev 19:1  And after these things I heard a great voice of much people in heaven, saying, Alleluia; Salvation, and glory, and honour, and power, unto the Lord our God: KJV

Rev 19:3  And again they said, Alleluia. And her smoke rose up for ever and ever. KJV

Alleluia, is the Old English for Praise God YaH -- or as we would say in modern tongue -- Halleluyah, Hallelujah, or Halleluiah, as we read it in the NIV.

Rev 19:3 And again they shouted: "Hallelujah! The smoke from her goes up for ever and ever." NIV

Rev 19:4  The twenty-four elders and the four living creatures fell down and worshiped God, who was seated on the throne. And they cried: "Amen, Hallelujah!" NIV

Rev 19:6  Then I heard what sounded like a great multitude, like the roar of rushing waters and like loud peals of thunder, shouting: "Hallelujah! For our Lord God Almighty reigns.  NIV

Next, we turn to the accepted authority found in --
Thayer, New Testament Greek Definitions:
Transliteration: Allelouia
- Phonetic: al-lay-loo'-ee-ah
- Definition:
1. praise ye the Lord, Hallelujah
- Origin: of hebrew origin from H1984 and H3050
And --
- Strong's Hebrew Definitions: Of hebrew origin (imperative of [H1984] and [H3050]);
praise ye Jah! an adoring exclamation: - alleluiah.

It is interesting that this word, or phrase, is of Hebrew origin -- a Greek translation, transliterating  a Hebrew term, for Praise God YaH.  Most in the Christian communities say, Praise The Lord, not knowing any better.  Not that that is not correct, or proper, for certainly YaH, the God of all Creation, is Lord of all.   But, this praise is specific in nature, and when a generic term, such as LORD is used, well, it could be applied to just about anyone, for there are any Lords, even some humans are called Lord -- 1 Cor 8:5-6.  

Let's turn to a few Hebrew examples --

(Psa 104:35)  But may sinners vanish from the earth and the wicked be no more. Praise the LORD (H3068), O my soul. Praise the LORD (H3050). NIV

The Hebrew for the first, Praise the LORD, is YaH, or Praise YaH -- that is Hallelu YaH (H3068)
The second Praise, Praise the LORD, is YaHWeH, or Praise YaHWeH -- that too, is Hallelu YaHWeH (H3050)

This Hebrew term, Praise YaH or Praise YaHWeH, developes into the term HalleluYaH, as it is preceded by the word, Praise.  In the Hebrew this word is Praise is from H1984 -- halal, or Halel, leading to the English phrase, Hallel u YaH.
This term, or phrase, being two Hebrew words combined as a Praise to the God of all Creation, and to the God of Jacob.
This brings us back to the Praising of YaH, and YaHWeH -- Hallelu YaH

  His Holy Name Restored:
Psa 94:7  They say, "Yah will not see, neither will Jacob's God consider."
Psa 111:1  Praise Yah! I will give thanks to YaHWeH with my whole heart, in the council of the upright, and in the congregation.
Psa 112:1  Praise Yah! Blessed is the man who fears YaHWeH, who delights greatly in his commandments.
Psa 115:18  But we will bless Yah, from this time forth and forevermore. Praise Yah! (Hallelu YaH)
Psa 117:2  For his loving kindness is great toward us. YaHWeH's faithfulness endures forever. Praise Yah! (Hallelu YaH)

Psa 135:1  Praise Yah! Praise the name of YaHWeH! Praise him, you servants of YaHWeH,
Psa 135:2  you who stand in the house of YaHWeH, in the courts of our God's house.
Psa 135:3  Praise Yah, for YaHWeH is good. Sing praises to his name, for that is pleasant.
Psa 135:4  For Yah has chosen Jacob for himself; Israel for his own possession.
Psa 135:5  For I know that YaHWeH is great, that our Lord is above all gods.

Peace, Dan  
Comments and Questions to -- dan@servantsofyahshua.com
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