Chabad Knowledge Base
(lit. "calf, decapitated"); the calf decapitated as penitence for an unsolved murder
Easton's Bible Dictionary
A heifer, one of David's wives, and mother of Ithream (2 Samuel 3:5 ; 1 Chronicles 3:3 ). According to a Jewish tradition she was Michal.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(ehg' lah) Personal name meaning, “heifer, young cow.” David's wife and mother of his son Ithream (2 Samuel 3:5 ).
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("heifer".) One of David's wives, especially called "his wife" while at Hebron; mother of Ithream (2 Samuel 3:5; 1 Chronicles 3:3).
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
EGLAH (‘heifer’). One of the wives of David, and mother of Ithream ( 2 Samuel 3:5 , 1 Chronicles 3:3 ).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Heifer; chariot; round
Morrish Bible Dictionary
One of David's wives, and mother of his son Ithream. 2 Samuel 3:5 ; 1 Chronicles 3:3 .
Eglon - Same as Eglah
Ithream - Sixth son of David, by Eglah
Eglah - Eglah (‘heifer’)
Ithream - ” David's son born in Hebron to Eglah, David's wife (2 Samuel 3:5 )
Ithream - Sixth son of David; by Eglah, whom Jewish tradition identifies with Mirhal (since she is emphatically designated "David's wife"), adding that she died at Ithream's birth (2 Samuel 3:5)
Ith're-am - (abundance of people ), son of David, born to him in Hebron, and distinctly specified as the sixth, and as the child of Eglah, David's wife
Heifer - 'Eglah, (Deuteronomy 21:4,6 ; Jeremiah 46:20 )
Heifer - One of David's wives (2 Samuel 3:5 ) was named Eglah (heifer)
Heifer - Eglah , parah
Grass - , fat and frisky), since the gender of "at grass" dasha , confounded with desha "grass") does not agree with Eglah "a heifer," translated "a heifer threshing (treading out) grain
Cattle - ...
Egel and Eglah are young steers and cows. They are older than an egel or Eglah and belong to the collective term baqar . ...
Damalis is the Greek equivalent for Hebrew Eglah and is used in the New Testament to refer to the red heifer of Numbers 9:2-9
Name, Names - In David’s day we find individuals, possibly members of such clans, called Eglah (‘calf’), Laish (‘lion’), Bichri (from becher , ‘a young camel’)