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(alleluia; alleluiah; alleluja; Heb. “praise ye the Lord”). Occurs at the beginning of Ps 106, 111–113, 117, 135, 146–150, at the end of Ps 104–106, 113, 115–17, 135, 146–150, and in Rv 19:1, 3, 4, 6. In Christian liturgies it is often used after invitatories, antiphons, Ps, versicles, responsories, Graduals, and Sentences for the Seasons; may be omitted in penitential* seasons. See also Ambrosian Music; Jahweh; Response; Schism, 6.

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