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Helah meaning

חלאה
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🔼The name Helah in the Bible

The only Helah in the Bible is one of two wives of Asshur; the other being Naarah (1 Chronicles 4:5). Helah's sons are called Zereth, Zohar (or Izhar) and Ethan.

🔼Etymology of the name Helah

The name Helah comes from the not so positive root group חלא (hala I & II):

🔼Helah meaning

For a meaning of the name Helah, Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names goes with root חלא II and reads Scum. BDB offers nothing but the note that the meaning of this name is "dubious". NOBSE Study Bible Name List draws to חלה III and reads Ornament.

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