swiftness. (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).
mentioned always along with the Cherethites, and only in the time of David. The word probably means “runners” or “couriers,” and may denote that while forming part of David’s bodyguard, they were also sometimes employed as couriers (2 Sam. 8:18; 20:7, 23;1 Kings 1:38, 44; 1 Chr. 18:17). Some, however, think that these are the […]
[pee-lee-uh s, peel-yoos] /ˈpi li əs, ˈpil yus/ noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a king of the Myrmidons, the son of Aeacus and father of Achilles. /ˈpɛlɪəs; ˈpiːlɪəs/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a king of the Myrmidons; father of Achilles
[pee-loo] /piˈlu/ noun 1. a former name of the Republic of . /piːˈluː/ plural noun 1. a former name of (the Republic of) Palau
[pelf] /pɛlf/ noun 1. money or wealth, especially when regarded with contempt or acquired by reprehensible means. /pɛlf/ noun 1. (derogatory) money or wealth, esp if dishonestly acquired; lucre n. mid-14c., “stolen goods,” from Anglo-French pelf, Old French pelfre “booty, spoils” (11c.), of unknown origin; also see pilfer. Meaning “money, riches,” with a pejorative overtone […]