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.

Category relationships: Judaism
Generic synonyms: Chant



Definition of Hallel

1. a chant of praise [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hallel

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Halimodendron halodendron
Haliotidae
Haliotis
Haliotis tuberculata
Halkomelem
Hall
Hall's honeysuckle
Hall effect
Hall effects
Hall of Fame
Hallantide
Halle
Halle's point
Halle-an-der-Saale
Hallel
Haller's annulus
Haller's ansa
Haller's arches
Haller's circle
Haller's cones
Haller's habenula
Haller's insula
Haller's line
Haller's plexus
Haller's rete
Haller's tripod
Haller's tunica vasculosa
Haller's unguis
Haller's vas aberrans

Literary usage of Hallel

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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. ..."

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