Abimelech rose up with phicol, the captain of his army, and they returned into the land of the Philistines.
And Abimelech and phicol, the general of his army, arose and returned to the land of the Palestines.
great, the chief captain of the army of Abimelech, the Philistine king of Gerar. He entered into an alliance with Abraham with reference to a certain well which, from this circumstance, was called Beersheba (q.v.), "the well of the oath" (Gen. 21:22, 32; 26:26).