🔼The name Balah in the Bible
The name Balah occurs only once in the Bible, in Joshua 19:3, in a list of towns that were situated in the territory allotted to the tribe of Simeon. Because Simeon received land within the territory of Judah, this town was also in Judah.
🔼Etymology of the name Balah
The name Balah is probably a contraction of the name Bilhah, and that name derives of the verb בעל (balal I), meaning to be worn:
For a meaning of the name Balah, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names has Decayed. Neither NOBSE Study Bible Name List nor BDB Theological Dictionary translates this name.