The name Zillah in the Bible
Etymology of the name Zillah
The name Zillah comes from the not so very positive root group צלל:
The meaning of the name Zillah may include any of the above. Both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names derive our name from the verb צלל (salal III), meaning to be or grow dark, and read Shadow. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate the name Zillah but does list it under the verb צלל (salal III).