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Shiphtan
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Shiphtan
Shiphtan (שִׁפְטָן‎, shiphtan). An Ephraimite and the father of Kemuel (Num 34:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Shiphtan (Person)
SHIPHTAN (PERSON) [Heb šipṭān (שִׁפְטָן)]. The father of Kemuel, leader of the tribe of Ephraim who was responsible for overseeing the distribution of the land of Canaan to the Israelites (Num 34:24). The name is based on the root špṭ, “to judge,” “to lead,” “to rule,” and is similar in form to
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Shiphtan
Shiphtan. Father of Kemuel, a prince of Ephraim appointed by Joshua to help divide the land among Israel’s 10 tribes west of the Jordan (Nm 34:24).
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Shiphtan
Shiphtan shifʹtan [Heb. šip̱ṭān—‘(God) has judged’ (?); see IP, p. 187]. Father of the Ephraimite leader Kemuel (Nu. 34:24).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Shiphtan
SHIPHTAN Father of Kemuel, a prince of Ephraim appointed by Moses to help divide the land among Israel’s 10 tribes west of the Jordan (Nm 34:24).
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Shiphtan
Shiphtan (shif´tan; Heb., perhaps “the god has judged”), the father of Kemuel and a leader of the tribe of Ephraim (Num. 34:24). Shiphtan was one of the men assigned to divide the land among the tribes of Israel.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Shiphtan
SHIPHTAN. Father of Kemuel who was a prince of the tribe of Ephraim selected by Moses to help superintend the distribution of W Canaan among the tribes of Israel (Num 34:24).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Shiphtan
Shiphtan (Heb. šip̱ṭān)The father of Kemuel, the representative of Ephraim among those who assisted Moses in the division of the land (Num. 34:24).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Shiphtan
Shiphtan [shĭfˊtăn] (Heb. šip̱ṭān “judgment”). The father of Kemuel, the representative of the tribe of Ephraim among those who assisted Moses in the division of the land (Num. 34:24).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Shiphtan
Shiph´tan (judicial), father of Kemuel, a prince of the tribe of Ephraim. Num. 34:24. (b.c. before 1450.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Shiphtan
SHIPH´TAN (shifʹtan; “judicial”). Father of Kemuel, a leader of the tribe of Ephraim, and one of those appointed to divide Canaan (Num. 34:24), after 1400 b.c.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Shiphtan
Shiphtanjudicial, an Ephraimite prince at the time of the division of Canaan (Num. 34:24).
See also
Relatives
Kemuel Son