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Kola
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Kola
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
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 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
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
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
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
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.