What does Shephatiah mean in the Bible?

Greek / Hebrew Translation Occurance
שְׁפַטְיָ֔ה a son of David by Abital; David’s 5th son. / head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / another head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / a Judaite 4
שְׁפַטְיָ֣ה a son of David by Abital; David’s 5th son. / head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / another head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / a Judaite 3
שְׁפַטְיָ֥ה a son of David by Abital; David’s 5th son. / head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / another head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / a Judaite 2
וּשְׁפַטְיָ֖הוּ a son of David by Abital; David’s 5th son. / head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / another head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / a Judaite 1
שְׁפַטְיָ֖הוּ a son of David by Abital; David’s 5th son. / head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / another head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / a Judaite 1
שְׁפַטְיָ֖ה a son of David by Abital; David’s 5th son. / head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / another head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / a Judaite 1
וּשְׁפַטְיָ֑הוּ a son of David by Abital; David’s 5th son. / head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / another head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel. / a Judaite 1

Definitions Related to Shephatiah

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   1 a son of David by Abital; David’s 5th son.
   2 head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel.
   3 another head of a family of exiles returning from Babylon with Zerubbabel.
   4 a Judaite, son of Mahalaleel and father of Amariah.
   5 a prince of Judah, son of Mattan and one of the counsellors who advised king Zedekiah of Judah to kill the prophet Jeremiah.
   6 the Haruphite, one of David’s mighty warriors who joined him at Ziklag.
   7 son of Maachah and prince of the tribe of Simeon in the time of David.
   8 son of king Jehoshaphat of Judah and brother to his successor Jehoram.
   Additional Information: Shephatiah = “Jehovah has judged”.
   

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Dictionary

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 )
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 - ...
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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 )