Who knows two hundred thirty-nine?
Please cite/link your sources, if possible. At some point at least twenty-four hours from now, I will:
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Peleg ben Eber lived 239 years
Reu ben Peleg lived 239 years
יח וַיְחִי-פֶלֶג שְׁלֹשִׁים שָׁנָה וַיּוֹלֶד אֶת-רְעוּ. יט וַיְחִי-פֶלֶג אַחֲרֵי הוֹלִידוֹ אֶת-רְעוּ תֵּשַׁע שָׁנִים וּמָאתַיִם שָׁנָה וַיּוֹלֶד בָּנִים וּבָנוֹת. כ וַיְחִי רְעוּ שְׁתַּיִם וּשְׁלֹשִׁים שָׁנָה וַיּוֹלֶד אֶת-שְׂרוּג. כא וַיְחִי רְעוּ אַחֲרֵי הוֹלִידוֹ אֶת-שְׂרוּג שֶׁבַע שָׁנִים וּמָאתַיִם שָׁנָה וַיּוֹלֶד בָּנִים וּבָנוֹת.
In the year 239 CE, the Tanach was first published in numerous translated languages.
239 is the North American telephone area code for a large area of Southwest Florida.
That area covers a large section of Florida beach, which (to the best of my knowledge) has many Jews living in that region.