Hallelujah; Hallel – lu – jah
Hallel — To praise, boast, be boastful; to shine God’s favor; to act out as a fool; to act madly, act like a madman
Jah — Yahweh; Jehovah; God Almighty
Hallelujah: To shine out with all the exuberance of a madman in praising Jehovah God, to be foolishly extravagant in boasting of God Almighty.
For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God. – 1 Corinthians 1:18 (NKJV)*1
But God has chosen the foolish things of the world to put to shame the wise, and God has chosen the weak things of the world to put to shame the things which are mighty; – 1 Corinthians 1:27 (NKJV)*1
*1 “Scripture taken from the New King James Version. Copyright © 1982 by Thomas Nelson, Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.”