Character Study on Peleth

Character Study on Peleth

Numbers 16: Now Korah, the son of Izhar, the son of Kohath, the son of Levi, and Dathan and Abiram, the sons of Eliab, and On, the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben, took men:
2 Samuel 8: And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over both the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and David's sons were chief rulers.
2 Samuel 15: And all his servants passed on beside him; and all the Cherethites, and all the Pelethites, and all the Gittites, six hundred men which came after him from Gath, passed on before the king.
2 Samuel 20: And there went out after him Joab's men, and the Cherethites, and the Pelethites, and all the mighty men: and they went out of Jerusalem, to pursue after Sheba the son of Bichri.
2 Samuel 20: Now Joab was over all the host of Israel: and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and over the Pelethites:
1 Kings 1: So Zadok the priest, and Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and the Cherethites, and the Pelethites, went down, and caused Solomon to ride upon king David's mule, and brought him to Gihon.
1 Kings 1: And the king hath sent with him Zadok the priest, and Nathan the prophet, and Benaiah the son of Jehoiada, and the Cherethites, and the Pelethites, and they have caused him to ride upon the king's mule:
1 Chronicles 2: And the sons of Jonathan; Peleth, and Zaza. These were the sons of Jerahmeel.
1 Chronicles 18: And Benaiah the son of Jehoiada was over the Cherethites and the Pelethites; and the sons of David were chief about the king.

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Easton's Bible Dictionary - Peleth
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 ).


Chabad Knowledge Base - On ben Peleth
Originally a leader in Korah�s mutiny, his wife persuaded him to disaffiliate from the cause, thus saving his life.

The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Peleth
Son of Pallu. (Numbers 16:1) From Palal, to judge.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Peleth
1. Reubenite, father of On. Numbers 16:1 .

2. Son of Jonathan, a descendant of Jerahmeel. 1 Chronicles 2:33 .

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Peleth
1. Numbers 16:1.

2. 1 Chronicles 2:33.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Peleth
(pee' lehth) Personal name meaning, “swift.” 1. Father of On (Numbers 16:1 ). The name is possibly a textual corruption of Pallu (Genesis 46:9 ; Numbers 26:5 ,Numbers 26:5,26:8 ), whose descendants are also associated with the Korah rebellion (Numbers 26:9-10 ). 2 . A Jerahmeelite (1 Chronicles 2:33 ).



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Peleth
PELETH. 1. See Pallu. 2. A Jerahmeelite ( 1 Chronicles 2:33 ).

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On - Son of Peleth, (Numbers 16:1) The word means pain
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on (1) - Son of Peleth, chief of Reuben; took part with Korah, Dathan, etc
Pallu - We should probably read Pallu for Peleth in Numbers 16:1
Pelethites - Gesenius calls them 'public couriers,' doubtless because Peleth means 'swiftness
Pelethites - So called from Peleth, meaning judges. The Pelethites and Cherithites (or Cherim, more properly speaking) were much spoken of in the days of David. (1 Samuel 30:14 and 2 Samuel 8:18) It should seem to have been an office in the inferior courts for judging the people; hence the Pelethites and Cherithites were judges
on - Son of Peleth, a Reubenite: he joined with Korah in murmuring against Moses and Aaron
Jonathan - The father of Peleth and Zaza ( 1 Chronicles 2:32 f