Cherethites and Pelethites

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Cherethites and Pelethites

(kĕr`əthīts, pĕl`əthīts), in the Bible, David's officers. In some passages the Cherethites, or Cherethims, are mentioned alone.
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Thus said the Lord God: Because the Philistines have dealt by revenge, and have taken vengeance with disdain of soul to destroy, for the old hatred; therefore thus said the Lord God: Behold, I will stretch out My hand upon the Philistines, and I will cut off the Cherethites, and destroy the remnant of the sea-coast.
Woe unto the Cherethite nation that inhabits the sea-coast