In this Christian video, this priest
stuns wedding guests with his amazing rendition of Hallelujah by
For those that don't know, the word Hallelujah means
"Praise God" in Hebrew. The song itself takes reference
from various stories of the Old Testament (Hebrew Scriptures),
including King David and Samson.
The story of David and Bathsheba is
in 2 Samuel 11, and the story of Samson getting his hair cut (which
was the source of his strength because it represented the covenant
between him and God) is in Judges 16.
Meaning of the Song Hallelujah by
The meaning of this song by Leonard
Cohen is found in the chorus: Praise God (Hallelujah). The main
purpose of the song is to emphasize praising God in all
circumstances, whether good or bad. Whether we mess up, or whether
misfortune happens, we praise God nonetheless because He is good.
King David says it best in Psalms 136:1
"Give thanks to Yahweh, for he is good; For his lovingkindness