|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
Pearl of wisdom, one of the four who were noted for their wisdom, but whom Solomon excelled (1 Kings 4:31).
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
dar'-da (darda`, "pearl of wisdom"): One of the wise men to whom Solomon is compared (1 Kings 4:31). He was either a son of Mahol (ibid.) or a son of Zerah, son of Judah (1 Chronicles 2:6, where the corresponding name in the same list is given as DARA). In rabbinic lore the name has been interpreted as dor dea, "the generation of knowledge"-the generation of the wilderness.
Darda (2 Occurrences)
1 Kings 4:31 For he was wiser than all men; than Ethan the Ezrahite, and Heman, and Calcol, and Darda, the sons of Mahol: and his fame was in all the nations all around. (WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)
1 Chronicles 2:6 And the sons of Zerah: Zimri, and Ethan, and Heman, and Calcol, and Dara: five of them in all. (See NIV)