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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).