Hallelujah is one of the most recognizable songs ever written, and many people know it for many different reasons. Some associate it with spirituality, while others associate it with the movie, Shrek. How did this song become so well known?
Hallelujah is a word used mostly by Christians.
But have you ever stopped to ask yourself, “What Does the Word Hallelujah Mean in the Bible?” Moreover, what is the meaning of Hallelujah in Hebrew?
Over generations the song has been covered and performed by more than 300 well-known artists and is translated into multiple languages.
BUT it was all started by one man; Leonard Cohen.
The song made it’s debut in 1984 – just 4 years after Zimbabwe Independence.
Cohen said it took him 5 years to complete the song.
Hallelujah is a word that can be used in periods of grief, celebrations, ceremonies and overjoyed.
HALLE = praise
YAH/YAHWEH = LORD
HALLELUJAH = PRAISE GOD