The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kola (Κωλα, Kōla). A village defended by the Israelites against the Assyrians (Judith 15:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Kola (Place)
KOLA (PLACE) [Gk Kōla (Κωλα)]. A site mentioned in the book of Judith, otherwise unknown (Jdt 15:4). It is possible that the site should be equated with Kona (Jdt 4:4), but this identification is unclear. See KONA. According to the passage in which it appears, Kola must be fairly close to Bethuliah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kola kōʹlə [Gk. Kōla, Chōla, Keila]; AV COLA; NEB CHOLA. A place mentioned in Jth. 15:4, along with Betomesthaim, Bebai, Choba, “and all the frontiers of Israel,” to which Uzziah sent men of Israel to tell of the flight of the Assyrian army. According to 4:6 Betomesthaim “faces Esdraelon, opposite
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
KOLA Kola is mentioned in the book of Judith (Jdt 15:4) as a place-name. It may be identified with Holon (Jos 15:51).
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
CHOLA<ko’-la> ([Χωλά, Chola]; the King James Version, Cola): This names occurs only with that of Chobai (see CHOBA) in Judith 15:4. It may be identical with the modern [Kàun], between [el-Mekhubby] and [Beisan].
The Zondervan Encyclopedia of the Bible, Volume 3, H–L
Kola koh’luh (Κωλα, v.l. Χωλα). An otherwise unknown locality mentioned in the book of Judith (Jdt. 15:4; KJV, “Cola”). If the name is not fictitious, the town was probably not far from Bethulia. On the basis of partial sound similarity, some identify it with Kona (Jdt. 4:4) or with Holon (Josh. 15:51).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
CHOLA, kōʹla (Χωλά, Chōlá; AV Cola): This names occurs only with that of Chobai (see Choba) in Jth 15:4. It may be identical with the modern Kā‘un, between el-Mekhubby and Beisān.
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
KOLA koh´luh [Κωλά Kōla, Χωλά Chōla]. A location in the book of Judith (15:4) that may correspond to HOLON (Josh 15:51; 21:15), but this association is speculative.