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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
On, Son of Peleth
On, Son of Peleth (אָן‎, an). A descendant of Reuben who joined Korah in rebelling against Moses (Num 16:1).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
On (Person)
ON (PERSON) [Heb ʾon (אָן)]. The son of Peleth, a Reubenite, who participated in a rebellion against Moses along with Korah, Dathan, and Abiram (Num 16:1). There is some question concerning the reliability of this information since this is the only occurrence of the name On. In the account of the rebellion,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
On (Person)
On (Person). Reubenite, Peleth’s son who joined Korah’s rebellion against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness (Nm 16:1).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
On
On on [Heb ʾôn]. Son of Peleth; a Reubenite who joined with Korah, Dathan, and Abiram in their revolt against Moses and Aaron (Nu. 16:1). If Peleth (1) is the same as Pallu (cf. 26:5, 8–10), then On would have been the uncle of Dathan and Abiram; but some commentators have suggested that “On” is a
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
On (Person)
ON (Person) Reubenite, Peleth’s son who joined Korah’s rebellion against Moses and Aaron in the wilderness (Nm 16:1).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
On
On (Egyptian, “city of the pillar”).1 An ancient city and religious center in northern Egypt whose ruins (modern Tell Hisn and Matariyeh) are located in the suburbs of modern Cairo, seven miles northeast of the center of the city. On, called in Greek Heliopolis (“city of the sun”), was Egypt’s center
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
On
Part of the unfinished palace of Omri, which he started at Tirzah before moving to Samaria. HFVON1. The son of Peleth, who joined the rebellion of Korah against Moses (Num 16:1).2. The Egyptian city of On, known to the Greeks as Heliopolis. It was located at the present site of Matariyeh, a suburb
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
On
ON. 1. A venerable city, Egyp. ’Iwnw (‘city of the pillar’), Gk. Heliopolis, now represented by scattered or buried remains at Tell Ḥiṣn and Maṭariyeh, 16 km NE of Cairo. From antiquity it was the great centre of Egyp. sun-worship, where the solar deities Rē‘ and Atum were especially honoured, and
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
On
On (Heb. ʾôn) (PERSON)A Reubenite, the son of Peleth who joined with Korah in rebelling against Moses (Num. 16:1).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
On (Person)
ON (PERSON) [ŏn.] (Heb.˒ôn “vigor, wealth”). A Reubenite, the son of Pelth who joined with Korah in rebelling against Moses (Num. 16:1).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
On
On, the son of Peleth, and one of the chiefs of the tribe of Reuben, who took part with Korah, Dathan, and Abiram in their revolt against Moses. Num. 16:1. (b.c. 1491.) His name does not again appear in the narrative of the conspiracy, nor is he alluded to when reference is made to the final catastrophe.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
On
ON (on; “strength”).1. The son of Peleth and one of the leaders of the tribe of Reuben who took part with Korah, Dathan, and Abiram in their revolt against Moses (Num. 16:1). His name does not appear in the narrative of the conspiracy; neither is he alluded to when reference is made to the final catastrophe.