PELETHITES pel'-e-thits, pe'-leth-its (pelethi): A company of David's bodyguard, like the CHERETHITES (which see) (2 Samuel 8:18; 15:18); probably a corrupt form of "Philistines." Copyright Statement These files are public domain. Bibliography Information Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'PELETHITES'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.