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phichol in Smith's Bible Dictionary

(strong), chief captain of the army of Abimelech, king of the Philistines of Gerar in the days of both Abraham, #Ge 21:22,32| and Isaac. #Ge 28:26| (B.C. 1900.)

phichol in Schaff's Bible Dictionary

PHI'CHOL (according to some, strong; according to others, mouth of all), chief of the army of Abimelech, king of the Philistines of Gerar in the times of Abraham, Gen 21:22, and of Isaac. Gen 26:26.

phichol in Fausset's Bible Dictionary

("mouth of all"), i.e. grand vizier, through whom all petitions came to the king. Chief captain of Abimelech king of Gerar (Genesis 21:22; Genesis 26:26).