Character Study on Shephatiah

Character Study on Shephatiah

2 Samuel 3: And the fourth, Adonijah the son of Haggith; and the fifth, Shephatiah the son of Abital;
1 Chronicles 3: The fifth, Shephatiah of Abital: the sixth, Ithream by Eglah his wife.
1 Chronicles 12: Eluzai, and Jerimoth, and Bealiah, and Shemariah, and Shephatiah the Haruphite,
1 Chronicles 27: Furthermore over the tribes of Israel: the ruler of the Reubenites was Eliezer the son of Zichri: of the Simeonites, Shephatiah the son of Maachah:
2 Chronicles 21: And he had brethren the sons of Jehoshaphat, Azariah, and Jehiel, and Zechariah, and Azariah, and Michael, and Shephatiah: all these were the sons of Jehoshaphat king of Israel.
Ezra 2: The children of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy and two.
Ezra 2: The children of Shephatiah, the children of Hattil, the children of Pochereth of Zebaim, the children of Ami.
Ezra 8: And of the sons of Shephatiah; Zebadiah the son of Michael, and with him fourscore males.
Nehemiah 7: The children of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy and two.
Nehemiah 7: The children of Shephatiah, the children of Hattil, the children of Pochereth of Zebaim, the children of Amon.
Nehemiah 11: And at Jerusalem dwelt certain of the children of Judah, and of the children of Benjamin. Of the children of Judah; Athaiah the son of Uzziah, the son of Zechariah, the son of Amariah, the son of Shephatiah, the son of Mahalaleel, of the children of Perez;
Jeremiah 38: Then Shephatiah the son of Mattan, and Gedaliah the son of Pashur, and Jucal the son of Shelemiah, and Pashur the son of Malchiah, heard the words that Jeremiah had spoken unto all the people, saying,

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Shephatiah
(ssheh fuh ti' uh) Personal name in longer and shorter Hebrew forms meaning, “Yahweh has created justice.” 1. David's fifth son (2 Samuel 3:4 ). 2 . King Zedekiah's (597-586 B.C.) official (Jeremiah 38:1 ). 3 . A Benjaminite (1 Chronicles 9:8 ). 4 . Head of a family of Exiles who returned with Ezra about 458 B.C. (Ezra 2:4 ; Ezra 8:8 ; Nehemiah 7:9 ). 5 . Ancestor of family included among “Solomon's servants,” that is royal officials, perhaps with Temple responsibilities (Ezra 2:57 ; Nehemiah 7:59 ). 6 . Member of tribe of Judah (Nehemiah 11:4 ). 7 . Benjaminite who deserted Saul to join David's army at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:5 ). 8 . Leader of tribe of Simeon under David (1 Chronicles 27:16 ). 9 . Son of King Jehoshaphat (2 Chronicles 21:2 ).



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Shephatiah
SHEPHATIAH (‘Jah has judged’). 1 . One of David’s sons ( 2 Samuel 3:4 = 1 Chronicles 3:3 ). 2 . A family which returned with Zerub. ( Ezra 2:4 = Nehemiah 7:9 ) and Ezra ( Ezra 8:8 ). The name appears in 1E Esther 5:9 as Saphat and in 1Es 8:34 as Saphatias. 3 . A family of the ‘sons’ of Solomon’s servants ( Ezra 2:57 = Nehemiah 7:59 ) = 1Es 5:33 Saphuthi. 4 . A Judahite family ( Nehemiah 11:4 ). 5 . A Benjamite family ( 1 Chronicles 9:8 ). Either this or the preceding should perhaps be identified with No. 2 above. 6 . A contemporary of Jeremiah ( Jeremiah 38:1 ). 7 . A Benjamite warrior who joined David at Ziklag ( 1 Chronicles 12:5 ). 8 . A Simeonite prince ( 1 Chronicles 27:16 ). 9 . A son of Jehoshaphat ( 2 Chronicles 21:2 ).

Easton's Bible Dictionary - Shephatiah
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 ).


The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary - Shephatiah
There were several of this name in Scripturae. (2 Samuel 3:4; 1 Chronicles 4:8; 1Ch 7:5; 2 Chronicles 21:2; Jeremiah 38:1) The name is a compound of Shaphat, judgment-and Jah, Lord.

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shephatiah
1. Fifth son of David by Abital. 2 Samuel 3:4 ; 1 Chronicles 3:3 .

2. The Haruphite who joined David at Ziklag. 1 Chronicles 12:5 .

3. Son of Maachah and a chief of the Simeonites. 1 Chronicles 27:16 .

4. Son of King Jehoshaphat. 2 Chronicles 21:2 .

5. Ancestor of some who returned from exile. Ezra 2:4 ; Ezra 8:8 ; Nehemiah 7:9 .

6. Another ancestor of some who returned from exile. Ezra 2:57 ; Nehemiah 7:59 .

7. Son of Mahalaleel. Nehemiah 11:4 .

8. Son of Mattan: one of the princes who urged the king to put Jeremiah to death. Jeremiah 38:1 .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Shephatiah
The Lord that judges
American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Shephatiah
The name of seven distinguished Jews, alluded to in the following passages: 2 Samuel 3:4 1 Chronicles 12:5 27:16 2 Chronicles 21:2 Ezra 2:4,57 Nehemiah 11:4 Jeremiah 38:1 .

Sentence search

Saphuthi - SAPHUTHI ( 1Es 5:33 ) = Shephatiah , Ezra 2:57
Saphatias - SAPHATIAS ( 1Es 8:34 ) = Shephatiah , Ezra 8:8 ; called Saphat in 5:9
Haruphite - Designation of Shephatiah who resorted to David in Ziklag
Shephathiah - The Hebrew is Shephatiah
Abital - Wife of David and mother of Shephatiah ( 2 Samuel 3:4 = 1 Chronicles 3:3 )
Haruphite - A native of Hariph; an epithet given to Shephatiah, one of those who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chronicles 12:5 )
Saphat - Esther 5:9 Esther 5:9 = Shephatiah , Ezra 2:4
Mattan - Father of Shephatiah, a contemporary of Jeremiah ( Jeremiah 38:1 )
Har'Phite - (native of Hariph ) , The, the designation of Shephatiah, one of the Korhites who repaired to David at Ziklag
Mattan - Father of Shephatiah
Mattan - Father of Shephatiah, a contemporary of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 38:1 )
Mat'Tan - ... The father of Shephatiah
Shephathiah - Hebrew Shephatiah ("whom Jehovah defends". Shephatiah, David's fifth son, by Abital (2 Samuel 3:4)
Shephati'ah - ) ... The family of Shephatiah, 372 in number, returned with Zerubbabel. ) ... The family of another Shephatiah, who came up with Zerubbabel
Mattan - ... ... The father of Shephatiah (Jeremiah 38:1 )
Haruphite - It could be a clan or a town from which Shephatiah came
Zebadiah - Son of Shephatiah who returned to Jerusalem from Babylon (Ezra 8:8 )
Shephatiah - Shephatiah (‘Jah has judged’)
Zebadiah - Son of Michael, of the sons of Shephatiah (Ezra 8:8); returned with 80 males in Ezra's caravan (Ezra 8:8)
Maacah, Maachah - A Simeonite, father of Shephatiah
Maacah - Father/ancestor of Shephatiah who led the tribe of Simeon in David's reign (1 Chronicles 27:16 )
mi'Chael - (2 Chronicles 21:2,4 ) ... The father or ancestor of Zebadiah, of the sons of Shephatiah
Meshullam - A son of Shephatiah (1 Chronicles 9:8 )
Maacah - The father of Shephatiah, the captain of the Simeonites ( 1 Chronicles 27:18 )