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JAALA jā’ ə lə (יַעְלָ֥א; LXX Ιεηλα. Neh 7:58; also JAALAH, יַעְלָ֥ה, Ezra 2:56; 1 Esd 5:33, meaning uncertain: prob. mountain goat, or perhaps ibex). The name of a family returning from Babylonian exile, listed as members of the category of “the sons of Solomon’s servants” (Neh 7:60).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

ja’-a-la, ja-a’-la (ya`ala’, meaning unknown, Ne 7:58) and (ya`alah, "mountain goat" (?), Ezr 2:56): The name of a family of returned exiles, "children of Solomon’s servants" = "Jeeli" in 1 Esdras 5:33.