Sophereth

Sophereth [N] [S]

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

Sophereth [N] [H]

(writing ). "The children of Sophereth" were a family who returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel among the descendants of Solomons servants. ( Ezra 2:55 ; Nehemiah 7:57 ) (B.C. before 536.)


[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Sophereth'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

SOPHERETH

so-fe'-reth, sof'-e-reth, so'-fe-reth (cophereth):

One of the remnant returning from captivity (Ezra 2:55 the King James Version; Nehemiah 7:57). In the Revised Version (British and American) of Ezra 2:55 it is "Hassophereth," the definite article being transliterated.


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