Name Selah in the world's Bibles

Meaning of the name: the end; a pause. Related names are: Jacob, Lord, Paran . The translations of Selah in 24 languages of the Bible are illustrated in the
below, from Sela in Spanish to Sela in Malagasy!
Name Selah in the world's Bibles
He slew of Edom in the valley of salt ten thousand, and took Selah by war, and called the name of it Joktheel unto this day. (2KI 14:7)
Many there be which say of my soul, There is no help for him in God. Selah. (PSA 3:2)
I cried unto the LORD with my voice, and he heard me out of his holy hill. Selah. (PSA 3:4)
Salvation belongeth unto the LORD: thy blessing is upon thy people. Selah. (PSA 3:8)
O ye sons of men, how long will ye turn my glory into shame? how long will ye love vanity, and seek after leasing? Selah. (PSA 4:2)
Stand in awe, and sin not: commune with your own heart upon your bed, and be still. Selah. (PSA 4:4)
Let the enemy persecute my soul, and take it; yea, let him tread down my life upon the earth, and lay mine honour in the dust. Selah. (PSA 7:5)
The LORD is known by the judgment which he executeth: the wicked is snared in the work of his own hands. Higgaion. Selah. (PSA 9:16)
Put them in fear, O LORD: that the nations may know themselves to be but men. Selah. (PSA 9:20)
Remember all thy offerings, and accept thy burnt sacrifice; Selah. (PSA 20:3)
Thou hast given him his heart's desire, and hast not withholden the request of his lips. Selah. (PSA 21:2)
This is the generation of them that seek him, that seek thy face, O Jacob. Selah. (PSA 24:6)
Who is this King of glory? The LORD of hosts, he is the King of glory. Selah. (PSA 24:10)
For day and night thy hand was heavy upon me: my moisture is turned into the drought of summer. Selah. (PSA 32:4)
I acknowledged my sin unto thee, and mine iniquity have I not hid. I said, I will confess my transgressions unto the LORD; and thou forgavest the iniquity of my sin. Selah. (PSA 32:5)
Thou art my hiding place; thou shalt preserve me from trouble; thou shalt compass me about with songs of deliverance. Selah. (PSA 32:7)
Behold, thou hast made my days as an handbreadth; and mine age is as nothing before thee: verily every man at his best state is altogether vanity. Selah. (PSA 39:5)
When thou with rebukes dost correct man for iniquity, thou makest his beauty to consume away like a moth: surely every man is vanity. Selah. (PSA 39:11)
In God we boast all the day long, and praise thy name for ever. Selah. (PSA 44:8)
Though the waters thereof roar and be troubled, though the mountains shake with the swelling thereof. Selah. (PSA 46:3)
The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah. (PSA 46:7)
The LORD of hosts is with us; the God of Jacob is our refuge. Selah. (PSA 46:11)
He shall choose our inheritance for us, the excellency of Jacob whom he loved. Selah. (PSA 47:4)
As we have heard, so have we seen in the city of the LORD of hosts, in the city of our God: God will establish it for ever. Selah. (PSA 48:8)
This their way is their folly: yet their posterity approve their sayings. Selah. (PSA 49:13)
But God will redeem my soul from the power of the grave: for he shall receive me. Selah. (PSA 49:15)
And the heavens shall declare his righteousness: for God is judge himself. Selah. (PSA 50:6)
Thou lovest evil more than good; and lying rather than to speak righteousness. Selah. (PSA 52:3)
God shall likewise destroy thee for ever, he shall take thee away, and pluck thee out of thy dwelling place, and root thee out of the land of the living. Selah. (PSA 52:5)
For strangers are risen up against me, and oppressors seek after my soul: they have not set God before them. Selah. (PSA 54:3)

Popularity of the name Selah in its translations around the world

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