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Shelah

Meaning: petition

This was the name of two biblical men:

  1. Judah's third son. He was a grandson of Jacob. His mother was Shuah, a Canaanite. He was born at Chezib. (Gen. 38:2, 5, 11, 14).

  2. A son of Arphaxad (1 Chr. 1:18).