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Saphat

SAPHAT

sa'-fat:

(1) A and Fritzsche, Saphat; omitted in Codex Vaticanus (and Swete); Babylonian margin Asaph:

The eponym of a family which returned with Zerubbabel (1 Esdras 5:9) = "Shephatiah" in Ezra 2:4; Nehemiah 7:9.

(2) Codex Alexandrinus Saphat; Codex Vaticanus, Swete, and Fritzsche, Saphag; the King James Version Sabat:

One of the families of "the sons of the servants of Solomon" who returned with Zerubbabel (1 Esdras 5:34); wanting in the parallel Ezra 2:57; Nehemiah 7:59.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'SAPHAT'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.