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Alleluia / Hallelujah

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Alleluia / Hallelujah. Alleluia (Greek) and Hallelujah (Hebrew) combine the word for praise with part of Yahweh’, a form of the Hebrew name for God, giving: ‘Praise you, God’. Commonly used as a shout of acclamation and adoration.

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Almighty (God)

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of Almighty (God). A Hebrew name for God, El Shaddei, meaning ‘God, the All-powerful One’.

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Altar/Lord’s Table/Holy Table

A British Sign Language (BSL) translation of altar/Lord’s table/holy table. A table in a place of worship and a focal point in many church services, being a sacred place where offerings are made to God. In the Old Testament, it was the place for sacrifices. In some churches, the altar is known as The Lord’s Table or the Holy Table.

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