“Nahalal ” means pasture
Nahalal : one of the cities of Zebulun, given with its "suburbs" to the Merarite Levites. (Joshua 21:35) It is the same which in (Joshua 19:15) is inaccurately given in the Authorized Version as Nahallal, the Hebrew being in both cases identical. Elsewhere it is called NAHALOL. (Judges 1:30) It is identified with the modern Malul , a village in the plain of Esdraelon.