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
Bibliography Information Easton, Matthew George. M.A., D.D., "Biblical Meaning for 'halah' Eastons Bible Dictionary". bible-history.com - Eastons; 1897.