Phicol

Phicol (Fi´kol)

The commander of Abimelech’s army. Phicol witnessed the agreements between Abimelech and Abraham and between Abimelech and Isaac (Gen 21:22; Gen 26:26). The meaning of the name is not certain; various Egyptian etymologies have been proposed.

Gen 21:22

Abraham and Abimelech Make a Covenant
22At that time Abimelech, with Phicol the commander of his army, said to Abraham, “God is with you in all that you do;

Gen 26:26

26Then Abimelech went to him from Gerar, with Ahuzzath his adviser and Phicol the commander of his army.

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