Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Keilah ” means fortress

Keilah : a city of the Shefelah, or lowland district of Judah. (Joshua 15:44) Its main interest consists in its connection with David. (1 Samuel 23:7-13) It is represented by Kila , a site with ruins, on the lower road from Beit Jibria to Hebron.

Related Resources
  • Easton’s Bible Dictionary