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אֵלָה
See: אֵילָה

Reinier de Blois

(1) noun f | אַיִל | noun m | אַלָּה | noun f
(a) Trees
= terebinth; tree with a broad crown, heavy branches, and thick trunk; may reach a height of 7.5 to 9 m.; sheds its leaves; has small an inconspicuous flowers; pictacia terebinthus; its stem contains aromatic turpentine, a resinous juice, which flows out when the bark is cut; it provides pleasant shade; imposing tree, preferred place to sit under and enjoy the shade, associated with cultic worship (FF 154,182,183)  (GEN.35:4; JOS.24:26; JDG.6:11 ...) [show/hide contextual meanings]
(2) noun name
(a) Names of People
man; chief of Edom  - Elah  (GEN.36:41; 1CH.1:52)
(b) Names of People
man; son of Baasha; king of Israel (886/85-885/84)  - Elah  (1KI.16:6,8,13 ...)
(c) Names of People
man; father of Hoshea, king of Israel  - Elah  (2KI.15:30; 17:1; 18:1 ...)
(d) Names of People
man; son of Caleb; tribe of Judah  - Elah  (1CH.4:15)
(e) Names of People
man; son of Uzzi; tribe of Benjamin; after exile  - Elah  (1CH.9:8)

(a) REB אֵילָה = אֵלָה ; MT HOTTP-A RSV NIV NJB NJPS NRSV GNT CEV אַיָּלָה = "female fallow deer"
(b) RSV NIV NJB NRSV GNT אֵילוֹת = אֵלָה ; MT HOTTP-B NJPS NJB REB אָיָּלָה "female fallow deer"