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הללויה Halleluya الحمدلله Al-hamdulillah

The Hebrew word הללויה, pronounced Hallelujah or Halleluya, and the Arabic word الحمدلله‎, pronounced Al-hamdulillah, are similar joyful words of praise to God. The former is used by Christians and Jews, the later is used by Arabic-speakers of all Abrahamic faiths. Listen to these two beautiful clips:

Christian usage of Halleluya, in English:

Al-hamdulillah, in Arabic: