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halah


halah


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Halah 
  a  district  of  Media  to  which  captive  Israelites  were  transported 
  by  the  Assyrian  kings  (2  Kings  17:6;  18:11;  1  Chr.  5:26).  It  lay 
  along  the  banks  of  the  upper  Khabur  from  its  source  to  its 
  junction  with  the  Jerujer  Probably  the  district  called  by 
  Ptolemy  Chalcitis 
 
 
  From  Hitchcock's  Bible  Names  Dictionary  (late  1800's)  [hitchcock]: 
 
  Halah,  a  moist  table