Psalms 46:8

ה’ צְבָקוֹת עִמָּנוּ מִשְׂגָּב לָנוּ אֱלֹקי יַעֲקֹב סֶלָה

The L-rd of hosts is with us; the G-d of Jacob is our high tower. Selah.

This verse, recited as part of U’va l’Tziyon, contains the word “Selah.” This meaning of this word – which only occurs in the book of Psalms – is the subject of some discussion. The Talmud (Eiruvin 54a) includes it in a list of words that mean “forever” or “never-ending.” Other words that carry this meaning include “netzach” and “va’ed.”

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