A Hebrew word that appears in three Psalms. In two of them it seems to have some sort of musical connotation: in (Ps 9:16), where it occurs with the unknown word “Selah” and is simply transliterated, and in (Ps 92:3), where it is translated “melody.” In (Ps 19:14), it is translated “meditation.”
16The Lord has made himself known, he has executed judgment;
the wicked are snared in the work of their own hands. [Higgaion. Selah]
3to the music of the lute and the harp,
to the melody of the lyre.
14Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart
be acceptable to you,
O Lord, my rock and my redeemer.