Bible Names A-G: Calcol
Calcol in Easton's Bible Dictionary
(1 Chr. 2:6), sustenance, the same probably as Chalcol (1
4:31), one of the four sages whom Solomon excelled in
for "he was wiser than all men."
Calcol in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
A man of Judah, descended from Zerah (1 Chronicles 2:6).
Probably identical with Chalcol or Calcol, the same in the
Hebrew, one of the four wise men whom Solomon exceeded (1
Kings 4:31). He and Darda or Dara are called "the sons of
Mahol," i.e. of the choir; they were the famous musicians, two
of whom are named in the titles of Psalm 88 and Psalm 89.
However, if Mahol is a proper name, he is their immediate
father, Zerah their ancestor, of the great family of Pharez of
Calcol in Hitchcock's Bible Names
Calcol in Naves Topical Bible
Son of Zerah
Calcol in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(sustenance), a man of Judah, son or descendant of Zerah. 1Ch
2:6 Probably identical with CHALCOL.
Calcol in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
kal'-kol, kal'-kol (kalkol): Mentioned in 1 Ki 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 Ch 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.
Calcol Scripture - 1 Chronicles 2:6
And the sons of Zerah; Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and
Calcol, and Dara: five of them in all.
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