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What is Halah?
        HA'LAH
        , a place in Assyria to which the ten tribes were carried captive. 2 Kgs 17:6; 2 Kgs 18:11; 1 Chr 5:26. It is now identified, with great probability, as the Chalcitis of Ptolemy, and in the north-west of Gauzanitis. Layard found a remarkable mound near the Khabour called Gla or Kalah, "castle," which covers the site of an ancient fortress or town. The Septuagint and Vulgate versions appear to regard Halah as a river, and it may have been the name of a river and of a town. The river was perhaps the Nahr al Huali, which is a branch of the Khabour.


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Schaff, Philip, Dr. "Biblical Definition for 'halah' in Schaffs Bible Dictionary".
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