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Shaphat

Shaphat [N] [E] [H]

(judge ). 1.The Simeonite spy, son of Hori. ( Numbers 13:5 ) (B.C. 1490).

  1. The father of the prophet Elisha. ( 1 Kings 19:18 1 Kings 19:19 ; 2 Kings 3:11 ; 6:31 ) (B.C. before 900.)
  2. One of the six sons of Shemaiah in the royal line of Judah. ( 1 Chronicles 3:22 ) (B.C. 350.)
  3. One of the chiefs of the Gadites in Bashan. ( 1 Chronicles 5:12 ) (B.C. 750.)
  4. The son of Adlai, who was over Davids oxen in the valleys. ( 1 Chronicles 27:29 ) (B.C. 1020.)

[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
[E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
[H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Shaphat'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.