Shephatiah

Shephatiah [N] [H] [S]

judged of the Lord.

  • A son of David by Abital ( 2 Samuel 3:4 ).

  • A Benjamite who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:5 ).

  • A Simeonite prince in David's time ( 1 Chronicles 27:16 ).

  • One of Jehoshaphat's sons ( 2 Chronicles 21:2 ).

  • Ezra 2:4 .

  • Ezra 2:57 ; Nehemiah 7:59 .

  • One of the princes who urged the putting of Jeremiah to death ( Jeremiah 38:1-4 ).

    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 Shephatiah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Shephatiah [N] [E] [S]

    the Lord that judges
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
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    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Shephatiah'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    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.

    SHEPHATIAH

    shef-a-ti'-a, she-fat'-ya (shephaTyah, "Yah has judged"):

    (1) A son of David, by Abital (2 Samuel 3:4; 1 Chronicles 3:3).

    (2) A Benjamite, father of Meshullam, of Jerusalem (1 Chronicles 9:8).

    (3) A Benjamite, who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:5).

    (4) A prince of the Simeonites in the time of David (1 Chronicles 27:16).

    (5) A son of King Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 21:2).

    (6) A family, 372 of whom returned with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:4; Nehemiah 7:9); 80 more males of this family, with their head, returned with Ezra (Ezra 8:8).

    (7) A servant of Solomon, 392 of whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:57; Nehemiah 7:59); "Saphat" in 1 Esdras 5:9 and "Saphatias" in 1 Esdras 8:34.

    (8) A Perezzite (Judahite), some of whose descendants dwelt at Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 11:4).

    (9) A son of Mattan, a contemporary of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 38:1).

    James Orr


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