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In Bible versions:

son of David and Abital
son of Reuel of Benjamin whose descendants returned from exile
one of the Benjamite men who defected to David at Ziklag
son of Maacah; David's chief officer over the Simeonites
son of King Jehoshaphat
a man whose descendants returned from exile in Babylon
leader of "Solomon's Servants" Clansmen back from exile
forefather of a clan returned from exile headed by Zebadiah
son of Ma-Halalel of Judah
son of Mattan; a prince who charged Jeremiah with treason

the Lord that judges


Strongs #08203: hyjpv [email protected] or whyjpv [email protected]

Shephatiah = "Jehovah has judged"

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
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

8203 Shphatyah shef-at-yaw'

or Shphatyahuw {shef-at-yaw'-hoo}; from 8199 and 3050; Jah
has judged; Shephatjah, the name of ten Israelites:-
see HEBREW for 08199
see HEBREW for 03050

Shephatiah [EBD]

judged of the Lord. (1.) A son of David by Abital (2 Sam. 3:4).

(2.) A Benjamite who joined David at Ziklag (1 Chr. 12:5).

(3.) A Simeonite prince in David's time (1 Chr. 27:16).

(4.) One of Jehoshaphat's sons (2 Chr. 21:2).

(5.) Ezra 2:4.

(6.) Ezra 2:57; Neh. 7:59.

(7.) One of the princes who urged the putting of Jeremiah to death (Jer. 38:1-4).

Shephatiah [NAVE]

1. Son of David, 2 Sam. 3:4; 1 Chr. 3:3.
2. A Benjamite, father of Meshullam, 1 Chr. 9:8.
3. A valiant man who joined David at Ziklag, 1 Chr. 12:5.
4. A ruler of Simeon, 1 Chr. 27:16.
5. Son of Jehoshaphat, 2 Chr. 21:2.
6. The name of two men, ancestors of families which returned to Jerusalem from captivity in Babylon, Ezra 2:4, 57; 8:8; Neh. 7:9, 59.
7. A descendant of Perez, Neh. 11:4.
8. An enemy of Jeremiah, Jer. 38:1, 4.


(judged by Jehovah).
  1. The fifth son of David. (2 Samuel 3:4; 1 Chronicles 3:3) (B.C. about 1050.)
  2. The family of Shephatiah, 372 in number, returned with Zerubbabel. (Ezra 2:4; Nehemiah 7:9) see also Ezra 8:8 (B.C. 536.)
  3. The family of another Shephatiah, who came up with Zerubbabel. (Ezra 2:4)
  4. A descendant of Judah. (Nehemiah 11:4)
  5. One of the princes of Judah who counselled Zedekiah to put Jeremiah in the dungeon. (Jeremiah 38:1) (B.C. 589.)
  6. One of the Benjamite warriors who joined David in his retreat at Ziklag. (1 Chronicles 12:5) (B.C. 1054.)
  7. Chief of the Simeonites in the reign of David. (1 Chronicles 37:16)
  8. Son of Jehoshaphat. (2 Chronicles 21:2) (B.C. 887.)


SHEPHATIAH - shef-a-ti'-a, she-fat'-ya (shephaTyah, "Yah has judged"):

(1) A son of David, by Abital (2 Sam 3:4; 1 Ch 3:3).

(2) A Benjamite, father of Meshullam, of Jerusalem (1 Ch 9:8).

(3) A Benjamite, who joined David at Ziklag (1 Ch 12:5).

(4) A prince of the Simeonites in the time of David (1 Ch 27:16).

(5) A son of King Jehoshaphat (2 Ch 21:2).

(6) A family, 372 of whom returned with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:4; Neh 7:9); 80 more males of this family, with their head, returned with Ezra (Ezr 8:8).

(7) A servant of Solomon, 392 of whose descendants returned with Zerubbabel (Ezr 2:57 f; Neh 7:59 f); "Saphat" in 1 Esdras 5:9 and "Saphatias" in 1 Esdras 8:34.

(8) A Perezzite (Judahite), some of whose descendants dwelt at Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah (Neh 11:4).

(9) A son of Mattan, a contemporary of Jeremiah (Jer 38:1).

James Orr

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