PHICOL (fī'kŏl, Heb. pîkhōl). The army captain belonging to Abimelech, who was the Philistine king of Gerah (Gen.21.22, Gen.21.32; Gen.26.26).

PHICOL fī’ kŏl (פִּיכֹל). KJV PHICHOL. The captain of Abimelech’s army in the conflicts with Abraham (Gen 21:22-32) and Isaac (26:26-31).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

The captain of the host of the Philistine king Abimelech of Gerar (Ge 21:22; 26:26).