(eel' luh) Personal name of unknown meaning, perhaps related either to ‘el, Hebrew word for God, or to Elah, a slightly different Hebrew spelling not noted in KJV. See Elah. Father of one of Solomon's district superintendents (1 Kings 4:18).
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'ELA'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".