STOOL. A three or four-legged seat, used already in ancient times. The Shunammite woman put one in Elisha’s room (
STOOL. The KJV rendering of כִּסֵּא, H4058, (ASV SEAT, RSV CHAIR) in
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)
It is not clear what the character and purpose of this stool were Septuagint has no reference to it). It seems to have been a chair of a peculiar sort upon which a woman reclined in parturition (
See also BIRTH-STOOL; SEAT.
Jesse L. Cotton