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Calah

Calah [N] [E] [H]

(completion, old age ), one of the most ancient cities of Assyria. ( Genesis 10:11 ) The site of Calah is probably market by the Nimrud ruins. If this be regarded as ascertained, Calah must be considered to have been at one time (about B.C. 930-720) the capital of the empire.


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Calah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.