Character Study on Shophach

Character Study on Shophach

1 Chronicles 19: And when the Syrians saw that they were put to the worse before Israel, they sent messengers, and drew forth the Syrians that were beyond the river: and Shophach the captain of the host of Hadarezer went before them.
1 Chronicles 19: But the Syrians fled before Israel; and David slew of the Syrians seven thousand men which fought in chariots, and forty thousand footmen, and killed Shophach the captain of the host.

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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Shophach
SHOPHACH . See Shobach.

Holman Bible Dictionary - Shophach
(sshoh' fach) See Shobach .

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shophach

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Shophach
Pouring out

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Shophach - Shophach
Sho'Bach - ( 2 Samuel 10:15-18 ) In (1 Chronicles 19:16 ) he is called Shophach
Shobach - Poured out, the "captain of the host of Hadarezer" when he mustered his vassals and tributaries from beyond "the river Euphrates" (2 Samuel 10:15-18 ); called also Shophach (1 Chronicles 19:16 )
Shobach - Shophach in 1 Chronicles 19:16
Hadare'Zer - 2 Samuel 10:8 Under the command of Shophach or Shobach, the captain of the host, they crossed the Euphrates, joined the other Syrians, and encamped at a place called Helam
Shobach - In 1 Chronicles 19:16 the name is spelled Shophach
Hadarezer - After Joab's first repulse of Ammon and their Syrian allies Hadarezer, undaunted by defeat twice (2 Samuel 8:3; 2 Samuel 8:5), sent a host under the command of Shophach to assist his kinsmen of Maachah, Rehob, and Ishtob; David in person routed them completely at Helam; thus, the Syrian confederacy was overthrown, Hadarezer's subordinate princes submitted to David who dedicated to Jehovah the 1000 "shields" or "weapons (shelet ) of gold" taken in the first war; these were long known as king David's (Song of Solomon 4:4; 2 Chronicles 23:9)