Strong's Concordance, Hebrew Dictionary

Philistine, a Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth

Hebrew: פְּלִשְׁתִּי, pĕlištî (H6430)

244 King James Bible Verses


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Definition Details

Strong's Number: H6430

Hebrew Base Word: פְּלִשְׁתִּי

Part of speech: Adjective

Usage: Philistine

Literally: immigrants

Definition: A Pelishtite or inhabitant of Pelesheth.

Detailed definition:

  1. An inhabitant of Philistia; descendants of Mizraim who immigrated from Caphtor (Crete?) to the western seacoast of Canaan.

Derived terms: Patrial from H6429.


  1. Biblical International Phonetic Alphabet: pɛ̆.lɪʃˈt̪ɪi̯
  2. Modern International Phonetic Alphabet: pɛ̆.liʃˈtiː
  3. Transliteration: pĕlištî
  4. Biblical Pronunciation: peh-lish-TEE
  5. Modern Pronunciation: peh-leesh-TEE

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