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Shephatiah (son of Jehoshaphat)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shephatiah, Son of Jehoshaphat
Shephatiah, Son of Jehoshaphat (שְׁפַטְיָהוּ‎, shephatyahu). The seventh son of Jehoshaphat, king of Judah (2 Chr 21:2). Killed by his brother, Jehoram, when Jehoram became king (2 Chr 21:4).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shephatiah (Person)
SHEPHATIAH (PERSON) [Heb šĕpaṭyâ (שְׁפַטְיָה‎), šĕpaṭyāhû (שְׁפַטְיָהוּ‎)]. 1. The fifth son born to King David at Hebron, by Abital (2 Sam 3:4; 1 Chr 3:3).2. A Haruphite and one of the twenty-three Benjaminite warriors who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:6—Eng 12:5).3. Son of Maacah and, according
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shephathiah
Shephathiah. Alternate kjv spelling of Shephatiah, Meshullam’s father, in 1 Chronicles 9:8.See Shephatiah #2.
Shephatiah
Shephatiah. 1. One of six sons born to David during his seven-year reign at Hebron. Shephatiah’s mother was Abital, one of David’s wives (2 Sm 3:4; 1 Chr 3:3).2. Benjamite and the father of Meshullam, a returnee to Jerusalem after the Babylonian captivity (1 Chr 9:8, kjv Shephathiah).3. Haruphite from
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shephatiah
Shephatiah shef-ə-tīʹə [Heb. šep̱aṭyâ, šep̱aṭyāhû—‘Yahweh has judged’]; AV also SHEPHATHIAH (1 Ch. 9:8).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shephathiah
SHEPHATHIAH* Alternate kjv spelling of Shephatiah, Meshullam’s father, in 1 Chronicles 9:8. See Shephatiah #2.
Shephatiah
SHEPHATIAH1. One of six sons born to David during his seven-year reign at Hebron. Shephatiah’s mother was Abital, one of David’s wives (2 Sm 3:4; 1 Chr 3:3).2. Benjaminite and the father of Meshullam, a returnee to Jerusalem after the Babylonian captivity (1 Chr 9:8).3. Haruphite from Benjamin’s tribe
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shephatiah
Shephatiah (shef´uh-ti´uh; Heb., “the Lord has judged”).1 The son of David and Abital (2 Sam. 3:4). He was David’s fifth son and was born in Hebron.2 The father of a Benjaminite who resettled in Jerusalem after the exile (1 Chron. 9:8).3 One of the Benjaminite warriors who went over to David while
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shephatiah
SHEPHATIAH, SHEPHATHIAH1. The fifth son of David. His mother’s name was Abital (2 Sam 3:4; 1 Chr 3:3).2. The Haruphite, a Benjamite warrior who joined David in Ziklag. He was one of those skilled in using either right or left hand in slinging stones or shooting arrows (1 Chr 12:2, 5).3. The son of
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shephatiah
Shephatiah (Heb. šĕp̱aṭyâ, šĕp̱aṭyāhû)1. A son of David and his wife Abital born in Hebron (2 Sam. 3:4; 1 Chr. 3:3).2. An ancestor of a group of Benjaminites who dwelled in Jerusalem after the Exile (1 Chr. 9:8).3. A Haruphite of the tribe of Benjamin who joined David’s rebel force in Ziklag
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shephatiah
Shephatiah [shĕfˊə tīˊə] (Heb. šep̱aṭyâ, šep̱aṭyāhû “Yahweh has judged”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Shephatiah
SHEPHATIAH The name of several men in the Old Testament.1. The son of King David by Abital; he was born at Hebron (2 Sam 3:4; 1 Chr 3:3).2. A warrior of Benjamin who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr 12:5).3. One of the sons of King Jehoshaphat (2 Chr 21:2). After his eldest brother, Jehoram, inherited
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shephatiah
Shephati´ah (judged by Jehovah).1. The fifth son of David. 2 Sam. 3:4; 1 Chron. 3:3. (b.c. about 1050.)2. The family of Shephatiah, 372 in number, returned with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:4; Neh. 7:9; see also Ezra 8:8. (b.c. 536.)3. The family of another Shephatiah, who came up with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:57;
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shephatiah
SHEPHATI´AH (shef-a-tīʹa; “Jehovah judges”).1. The fifth of the six sons born to David in Hebron. His mother’s name was Abital (2 Sam. 3:4; 1 Chron. 3:3), about 994 b.c.2. Son of Reuel and father of Meshullam, a Benjamite leader dwelling in Jerusalem after the captivity (1 Chron. 9:8), before 536
See also
Relatives
Jehoshaphat Father
Jehoram Brother
Azariah Brother
Zechariah Brother
Michael Brother
Jehiel Brother
Azariah Brother
Asa Grandfather
Ahaziah Nephew
Jehosheba Niece
Azubah Grandmother