A district of Media to which captive Israelites were transported by the Assyrian kings (2 Kings 17:6; 18:11; 1 Chr. 5:26). It lay “along the banks of the upper Khabur, from its source to its” junction with the Jerujer. Probably the district called by Ptolemy Chalcitis.

Definition of Halah: “a moist table”

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