And Peleg lived, after he begat Reu, two hundred and nine
In all two hundred and thirty nine, little more than half the age of his father:
and begat sons and daughters;
but not named the Arabic writers F7 say he begat Melchizedek the priest, and that he died in the month Elul, A. M. 3126; and a Jewish writer F8 says he died in the forty eighth year of Abraham.
F7 Elmacinus apud Hottinger. p. 269.
F8 R. Gedaliah, ut supra. (Shalshalet, fol. 1. 2.)