How to assign and use objects in an array?

I want to create 20 JLabel objects and in my loop, use the setText and setIcon methods to set object(s).  What am I doing wrong?

Here's the error I get:

E:\tech\java\gui>javac -d . cannot resolve symbol
symbol  : class JLable
location: class Button1
                lab[i] = new JLable();
1 error

Here's a code exerpt:

     try {
            JLabel[] lab = new JLabel[20];
            // instantiate and populate a collections object
            Collections colls = vs.collectionsInfo();
          //loop through colections object in order to get the individual collection objects (c0)
          for (int i=0; i < colls.size(); i++)
                lab[i] = new JLable();  // LINE 54
              Collection c0 =;
              String state = c0.getStateMeaning();
              if (state.equals ("offline"))
                 lab[i].setText("online coll");
            } catch (com.verity.k2.K2Exception e){
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typo, should be:

  lab[i] = new JLabel();

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