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Celebrate
Celebration
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The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Celebrate; Celebration
Celebrate; Celebration Several terms are translated “celebrate” by the RSV. In Neh. 12:27 the common Hebrew verb ‘āśâ (“do,” “make”; AV “keep”) is used in reference to celebrating the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. In similar contexts, the verbs hāyâ (be) and ‘āḇaḏ (serve) are used in
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CELEBRATE
CELEBRATE<sel’-e-brat>: Of the three Hebrew words so rendered הָלַל‎ [halal], “to praise” is preeminently significant. It is an onomatopoetic word meaning “to give a clear sharp sound,” as word in vocal rejoicing, celebration. Its equivalent in Ethiopic is ellell, German hallen, English halloo,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
Celebrate
CELEBRATE, sel′ē̇-brāt: Of the three Heb words so rendered הָלַל‎, hālal, “to praise,” is preeminently significant. It is an onomatopoetic word meaning “to give a clear, sharp sound,” as in vocal rejoicing, celebration. Its equivalent in Ethiopic is ellell, Ger. hallen, Eng. halloo, and appears in