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Jaala
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jaala
Jaala (יַעְלָא‎, ya'la'). Also called Jaalah. Ancestor of a family of Solomon’s servants (Ezra 2:56; Neh 7:58).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jaala (Person)
JAALA (PERSON) [Heb yaʿălāʾ (יַעֲלָא)]. Var. JAALAH. A servant of Solomon who was the progenitor of a family which returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Neh 7:58). The variant Jaalah occurs in the parallel passage Ezra 2:56 (Heb yaʿălâ) and 1 Esdr 5:33 (Gk ieēli).Michael David McGehee
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jaala, Jaalah
Jaala, Jaalah. Head of a family that returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the Babylonian exile (Ezr 2:56, Jaalah; Neh 7:58).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Jaala
Jaala jāʹə-lə [Heb. yaʿalāʾ] (Neh. 7:58); JAALAH [Heb. yaʿa (Ezr. 2:56); Gk. Ieēli (1 Esd. 5:33)]; AV also JEELI. The name of a family of returned exiles.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jaalah
JAALAH Servant of King Solomon and head of a family who returned to Jerusalem with Zerubbabel after the Babylonian exile (Ezr 2:56; Neh 7:58).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jaala, Jaalah
JAALA, JAALAH. A servant of Solomon whose children returned from the Babylonian Exile under Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:56; Neh 7:58).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jaala
Jaala (Heb. yaʿălāʾ), JAALAH (yaʿălâ)One of Solomon’s servants, whose descendants (or guild) returned with Zerubbabel from captivity (Neh. 7:58). At Ezra 2:56 he is called Jaalah.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jaala
Jaala [jāˊə lə] (Heb. ya˓elā˒ “female mountain goat”). One of Solomon’s servants, whose descendants (or guild) returned with Zerubbabel from captivity (Neh. 7:58). At Ezra 2:56 he is called Jaalah (Heb. ya˒e).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Ja-ala
Ja-a´la (wild she-goat). Bene-Jaala were among the descendants of “Solomon’s slaves” who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. Neh. 7:58. (b.c. before 536.) The name also occurs as
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Jaala
JA´ALA (jāʹa-la; “wild goat”). One of “Solomon’s servants,” whose descendants (or perhaps a place whose former inhabitants) returned from the captivity with Zerubbabel (Neh. 7:58); called (by the KJV and the NASB) in the parallel passage (Ezra 2:56) by the equivalent name Jaalah, before 536 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jaala
Jaalaa wild she-goat, one of the Nethinim, whose descendants returned from the Captivity (Neh. 7:58).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jaala
JAALA [JAY uh luh] — the founder of a tribal family whose descendants returned from the Captivity (Ezra 2:56; Jaalah, KJV, NRSV).
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