mahol Summary and Overview
mahol in Easton's Bible Dictionary
dance, the father of four sons (1 Kings 4:31) who were inferior in wisdom only to Solomon.
mahol in Smith's Bible Dictionary
(dancing), the father of the four men most famous for wisdom next to Solomon himself. #1Ki 4:31; 1Ch 2:6|
mahol in Schaff's Bible Dictionary
MA'HOL (dance), father of four sons who next to Solomon had the greatest fame for wisdom. 1 Kgs 4:31.
mahol in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
Father of Ethan the Ezrahite,. Heman, Chalcol, and Darda (1 Kings 4:31; 1 Chronicles 2:6). Some interpret "sons of song" or rather "dance" (machol), dancing often accompanying hymns (Exodus 15:20; 2 Samuel 6:14).