[b-hebrew] SELAH??

Jim West jwest at highland.net
Fri Aug 15 12:22:38 EDT 2003


At 09:18 AM 8/15/03 -0700, you wrote:
>very interesting...
>
>
>could it possibly have the same 'effect' or 'meaning' as AMEN? You know,
>maybe a confirmation at the end of the statement? or am I getting way off?

I actually dont think so, since "amen" is available in hebrew.  In other
words, if the psalmist wished to say "amen" he could have used the word
itself.  I think that selah indicates a rest of sorts, as explained in the
previous post.

Best

Jim

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