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Oholah meaning

אהלה

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🔼The name Oholah in the Bible

The name Oholah occurs only in Ezekiel's parable of the two sisters. The Word of the Lord came to Ezekiel and explained, "There were two women, daughters of one mother, and they played the harlot in Egypt". The name of the oldest of the two was Oholah, and she represented Samaria. The youngest He called Oholibah, and she represented Jerusalem (Ezekiel 23:4).

🔼Etymology of the name Oholah

The name Oholah consists of the feminine pronominal suffix ה (meaning her) and the noun אהל (ohel), meaning tent:

🔼Oholah meaning

For a meaning of the name Oholah, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads Her Tent. BDB Theological Dictionary gives this name an explanatory twist and reads She Who Has A Tent, Tent-Woman. Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names does not treat this name.