|Easton's Bible Dictionary|
An old name for a mallet, the rendering of the Hebrew mephits (Proverbs 25:18), properly a war-club.
Noah Webster's Dictionary
1. (n.) A heavy wooden hammer or beetle.
2. (v. t.) To beat and bruise with a heavy stick or cudgel; to wound in a coarse manner.
3. (v. t.) To injure greatly; to do much harm to.
Int. Standard Bible Encyclopedia
mol (mephits, literally, "a breaker," "a club," "mace," "mattock"): A smashing weapon like the oriental war-club or the clubs always carried by the shepherds of Lebanon (Proverbs 25:18; compare Jeremiah 51:20 margin).
Maul (3 Occurrences)
Proverbs 25:18 A man that beareth false witness against his neighbour is a maul, and a sword, and a sharp arrow. (KJV JPS ASV DBY WBS YLT)
Jeremiah 51:20 Thou art my maul, my weapons of war: and with thee I will break in pieces the nations, and I will with thee destroy kingdoms; (DBY JPS)
Nahum 2:1 He that dasheth in pieces is come up against thee: keep the fortress, watch the way, make thy loins strong, fortify thy power mightily. (See JPS)