Pallu

PALLU, PALLUITE (păl'ū, păl'ū-īt, Heb. pallû’, distinguished, a descendant of Pallu). Reuben’s second son (Gen.46.9; see also Exod.6.14; Num.26.5, Num.26.8; 1Chr.5.3). He was the founder of the Palluites (Num.26.5).


PALLU păl’ ōō (פַלּ֕וּא, distinguished). A son of Reuben (Gen 46:9; KJV PHALLU, făl’ lōō; Exod 6:14; Num 26:5, 8). Peleth of Numbers 16:1 may be the same. The patronymic PALLUITES occurs in Numbers 26:5.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

pal’-u, pal’-u-its (pallu’, "distinguished"): A son of Reuben (Ge 46:9 ("Phallu"); Ex 6:14; Nu 26:5,8; 1Ch 5:3). Perhaps Peleth of Nu 16:1 is the same. Palluites, the patronymic, occurs in Nu 26:5.