Easton's Bible Dictionary
A wild she-goat, One of the Nethinim, whose descendants
returned from the Captivity ( Nehemiah
Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names
ascending; a little doe or goat
Smith's Bible Dictionary
(1) (wild she-goat) Bene-Jaala were among the descendants
of "Solomons slaves" who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel. ( Nehemiah
7:58 ) (B.C. before 536.) The name also occurs as Ja-alah.
(2) (wild goat) ( Ezra
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
ja'-a-la, ja-a'-la (ya'ala', meaning unknown, Nehemiah
7:58) and (ya'alah, "mountain goat" (?), Ezra
The name of a family of returned exiles, "children of Solomon's servants" = "Jeeli"
in 1 Esdras 5:33.
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