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Shaphat

Shaphat [N] [H] [S]

judge.

  • One of the spies. He represented the tribe of Simeon ( Numbers 13:5 ).

  • The father of Elisha ( 1 Kings 19:16-19 ).

  • One of David's chief herdsmen ( 1 Chronicles 27:29 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Shaphat". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Shaphat [N] [E] [S]

    judge
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Shaphat'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    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.

    SHAPHAT

    sha'-fat (shaphat):iah, one of the 70 men whom Ezekiel saw, in his vision of the Temple, sacrificing to idols (Ezekiel 8:11).

    (1) The Simeonite spy (Numbers 13:5, Saphat).

    (2) The father of the prophet Elisha (1 Kings 19:16; 2 Kings 3:11, Septuagint Saphath).

    (3) A name in the royal genealogy of Judah (1 Chronicles 3:22).

    (4) A Gadite (1 Chronicles 5:12).

    (5) One of David's herdsmen (1 Chronicles 27:29).


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