(jay' uh luh) Personal name meaning, “female ibex.” A member of Solomon's staff whose descendants joined Zerubbabel in returning from Babylonian Exile about 537 B.C. (Ezra 2:56;
Nehemiah 7:58, which has an Aramaic ending rather than the Hebrew ending of the Ezra passage).
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Butler, Trent C. Editor.. "Entry for 'JAALA'". "Holman Bible Dictionary".