Beulah

Beulah

[byoo-luh]
noun
1.
a name applied to the land of Israel or Jerusalem, possibly as denoting their future prosperity. Isa. 62:4. Compare Hephzibah ( def 2 ).
3.
a female given name.

Origin:
< Hebrew bəʾūlāh literally, married woman

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Beulah (ˈbjuːlə)
 
n
Old Testament the land of Israel (Isaiah 62:4)
 
[Hebrew, literally: married woman]

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Beulah
fem. proper name, from Heb. be'ulah "married woman," fem. pp. of ba'al "he married" (see baal).
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Beulah definition


married, is used in Isa. 62:4 metaphorically as the name of Judea: "Thy land shall be married," i.e., favoured and blessed of the Lord.

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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