Peleth

Peleth [N] [S]

swiftness.

  • A Reubenite whose son was one of the conspirators against Moses and Aaron ( Numbers 16:1 ).

  • One of the sons of Jonathan ( 1 Chronicles 2:33 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Peleth". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Peleth [N] [E]

    (swiftness ).

    1. The father of On the Reubenite who joined Dathan and Abiram in their rebellion. ( Numbers 16:1 ) (B.C. 1490.)
    2. Son of Jonathan and a descendant of Jerahmeel. ( 1 Chronicles 2:33 )

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Peleth'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    PELETH

    pe'-leth (peleth, "swiftness"):

    (1) Father of On, one of the rebels against Moses and Aaron (Numbers 16:1); probably same as PALLU (which see).

    (2) A descendant of Jerahmeel (1 Chronicles 2:33).


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PELETH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.