PELETH (pē'lĕth, Heb. peleth, swiftness) The father of On, from the tribe of Reuben, who became a part of the conspiracy against Moses and Aaron (Num.16.1).A descendant of Jerahmeel through Onan (1Chr.2.33). PELETH pe’ lĕth (פֶּ֣לֶת). 1. A Reubenite; the father of On, who joined Korah’s rebellion against Moses and Aaron (Num 16:1). 2. A Jerahmeelite; son of Jonathan (1 Chron 2:33). International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915) (peleth, "swiftness"): (1) Father of On, one of the rebels against Moses and Aaron (Nu 16:1); probably same as PALLU (which see). (2) A descendant of Jerahmeel (1Ch 2:33).