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Pelet meaning

פלט

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🔼The name Pelet in the Bible

There are two men named Pelet in the Bible (not to be confused with Peleth; פלת):

  • A son of Jahdai of Judah, who apparently was counted among the descendants of Caleb, son of Hezron (1 Chronicles 2:47).
  • A son of Azmaveth. He and his brother Jeziel were among the mighty-men of David (1 Chronicles 12:3).

🔼Etymology of the name Pelet

The name Pelet comes from the verb פלט (pelet), meaning to secure:

🔼Pelet meaning

For a meaning of the name Pelet, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads (God) Has Freed, but note that God is not referred to in this name, and not even necessarily implied.

Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names proposes Deliverance. BDB Theological Dictionary does not translate the name Pelet but does list it under the verb פלט (pelet), meaning to secure.