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Peleth (son of Jonathan)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Peleth, Son of Jonathan
Peleth, Son of Jonathan (פֶּלֶת‎, peleth). Identified as a son of Jonathan and a descendant of Jerahmeel (1 Chr 2:33).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Peleth (Person)
PELETH (PERSON) [Heb pelet (פֶּלֶת‎)]. 1. The father of On, one of the conspirators who, alongside Korah, Dathan, and Abiram, challenged the authority of Moses and Aaron in the wilderness (Num 16:1). The MT reading, “… and On the son of Peleth, sons of Reuben (i.e., Reubenites),” is difficult for at least
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Peleth
Peleth. 1. On’s father from Reuben’s tribe (Nm 16:1).2. Jonathan’s son and a Jerahmeelite from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 2:33).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Peleth
PELETH1. On’s father from Reuben’s tribe (Nm 16:1).2. Jonathan’s son and a Jerahmeelite from Judah’s tribe (1 Chr 2:33).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Peleth
Peleth (pee´lith).1 The father of one of the conspirators in Korah’s rebellion (Num. 16:1). “Peleth,” however, could be a mistake for “Pallu” (cf. Num. 25:6, 8).2 One of the two sons of Jonathan, a descendant of Jerahmeel (1 Chron. 2:33).
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Peleth
PELETH1. A Reubenite whose son On rebelled against the leadership of Moses and Aaron (Num 16:1). His name may also be spelled Pallu (q.v.).2. A son of Jonathan, a descendant of Jerahmeel (1 Chr 2:33).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Peleth
Peleth (Heb. peleṯ)1. A Reubenite, the father of On, who participated in Korah’s rebellion (Num. 16:1). The name should probably be Pallu (Num. 26:5, 8).2. One of the two sons of Jonathan, a descendant of Jerahmeel of the tribe of Judah (1 Chr. 2:33).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Peleth
Pe´leth (swiftness).1. The father of On the Reubenite, who joined Dathan and Abiram in their rebellion. Num. 16:1. (b.c. 1490.)2. Son of Jonathan, and a descendant of Jerahmeel. 1 Chron. 2:33.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Peleth
Pelethswiftness. (1.) A Reubenite whose son was one of the conspirators against Moses and Aaron (Num. 16:1).(2.) One of the sons of Jonathan (1 Chr. 2:33).
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Peleth
PelethPeleth (peʹleth). 1 The father of one of the conspirators in Korah’s rebellion (Num. 16:1). ‘Peleth,’ however, is probably a mistake for ‘Pallu’ (cf. Num. 25:6, 8). 2 A Jerahmeelite (1 Chron. 2:33).
See also
Relatives
Jonathan Father
Zaza Brother
Jerahmeel Relative
Jether Uncle
Jada Grandfather