Definition of Hallel
1. Noun. (Judaism) a chant of praise (Psalms 113 through 118) used at Passover and Shabuoth and Sukkoth and Hanukkah and Rosh Hodesh.
Definition of Hallel
1. a chant of praise [n -S]
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Literary usage of Hallel
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Encyclopædia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary, Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne (1901)
"Some years later the extent of the hallel was still in dispute ; the school of Shammai favoured Ps. 113 ; the school of Hillel. Pss. 113 and 114 (Pes., ..."
2. A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels by John Chisholm Lambert (1906)
"6),* the hallel was recited on ' eighteen days and one night of the year—the eight ... 33, note n) remarks : ' that the recitation of the hallel on these ..."
3. Encyclopaedia Biblica: A Critical Dictionary of the Literary Political and by Thomas Kelly Cheyne, John Sutherland Black (1901)
"Some years later the extent of the hallel was still in dispute ; the school of Shammai favoured Ps. 113 ; the school of Hillel, ..."
4. The Apostolic Liturgy and the Epistle to the Hebrews: Being a Commentary on by John Edward Field (1882)
"But it is, in reality, a version of the Great hallel, which we shall presently examine.1 It commemorates the Exodus, it contrasts the Lord with idols, ..."
5. The Modern Reader's Bible: The Books of the Bible with Three Books of the by Richard Green Moulton (1907)
"VOTIVE ANTHEM: THE EGYPTIAN hallel. — Psalms 111-118 /. — Prefatory M editation AI will give thanks unto the LORD with my whole heart, B In the council oj ..."
6. Antiquities of the Jews by William Brown, David Jennings (1823)
"The fourth cup, and the rest of the hallel. ... Then the great hallel sung ; what it consisted of. Passover of the second month described. ..."
7. The Bible for Home Reading by Claude Goldsmid Montefiore (1900)
"THE hallel (I said), " Hear, O my people: I will warn thee, ... We now come to the six famous Psalms (cxiii-cxviii) which form the so-called hallel. ..."