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Calcol; Chalkol

CALCOL; CHALKOL

kal'-kol, kal'-kol (kalkol):

Mentioned in 1 Kings 4:31 as one of the wise men with whom Solomon was compared. The better orthography is Calcol which the King James Version gives for the same name in 1 Chronicles 2:6. In the former passage, Calcol is the son of Mahol, while in the latter he is called the son of Zerah of the tribe of Judah, and a brother of Heman and Ethan.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'CALCOL; CHALKOL'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.