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Shephatiah

Shephatiah [N] [E] [H]

(judged by Jehovah ).

  1. The fifth son of David. ( 2 Samuel 3:4 ; 1 Chronicles 3:3 ) (B.C. about 1050.)
  2. The family of Shephatiah, 372 in number, returned with Zerubbabel. ( Ezra 2:4 ; Nehemiah 7:9 ) see also Ezra 8:8 (B.C. 536.)
  3. The family of another Shephatiah, who came up with Zerubbabel. ( Ezra 2:4 )
  4. A descendant of Judah. ( Nehemiah 11:4 )
  5. One of the princes of Judah who counselled Zedekiah to put Jeremiah in the dungeon. ( Jeremiah 38:1 ) (B.C. 589.)
  6. One of the Benjamite warriors who joined David in his retreat at Ziklag. ( 1 Chronicles 12:5 ) (B.C. 1054.)
  7. Chief of the Simeonites in the reign of David. ( 1 Chronicles 37:16 )
  8. Son of Jehoshaphat. ( 2 Chronicles 21:2 ) (B.C. 887.)

[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 'Shephatiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.