Halah (Hay┬┤luh)

A region in Assyria to which Israelite exiles were deported by the triumphant Assyrian kings (Pul, Tiglath-pileser, 1Chr 5:2) who overthrew Samaria in 722 BCE (2Kgs 17:6; 2Kgs 17:18; 2Kgs 17:11; Obad 1:20).

1Chr 5:2

2though Judah became prominent among his brothers and a ruler came from him, yet the birthright belonged to Joseph.)

2Kgs 17:6

6In the ninth year of Hoshea the king of Assyria captured Samaria; he carried the Israelites away to Assyria. He placed them in Halah, on the Habor, the river o ... View more

2Kgs 17:18

18Therefore the Lord was very angry with Israel and removed them out of his sight; none was left but the tribe of Judah alone.

2Kgs 17:11

11there they made offerings on all the high places, as the nations did whom the Lord carried away before them. They did wicked things, provoking the Lord to ang ... View more

Obad 1:20

20The exiles of the Israelites who are in Halah
shall possess Phoenicia as far as Zarephath;
and the exiles of Jerusalem who are in Sepharad
shall possess the t ... View more

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