Shephatiah (Shef´uh-ti´uh; Heb., “Yah[weh] has judged”)

1 The fifth son of David, by Abital (2Sam 3:4). 2 The father of a Benjaminite who resettled Jerusalem after the exile (1Chr 9:8). 3 One of the Benjaminite warriors who went over to David while he was at Ziklag (1Chr 12:5). 4 The chief officer of the Simeonites in David’s tribal administration (1Chr 27:16). 5 One of Jehoshaphat’s sons who were slain by their brother Jehoram when he ascended the throne (2Chr 21:2). 6 The head of a lineage whose members returned from Babylon with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:4) and Ezra (Ezra 8:8). 7 An ancestor of a division of “Solomon’s servants” who returned with Ezra (Ezra 2:57). 8 An ancestor of a Judahite living in Jerusalem in Nehemiah’s time (Neh 11:4). 9 One of the princes who sought the death of Jeremiah for his prophecies during the siege of Jerusalem and who cast him into a cistern to die (Jer 38:1-6).

2Sam 3:4

4the fourth, Adonijah son of Haggith; the fifth, Shephatiah son of Abital;

1Chr 9:8

8Ibneiah son of Jeroham, Elah son of Uzzi, son of Michri, and Meshullam son of Shephatiah, son of Reuel, son of Ibnijah;

1Chr 12:5

5Eluzai, Jerimoth, Bealiah, Shemariah, Shephatiah the Haruphite;

1Chr 27:16

Leaders of Tribes
16Over the tribes of Israel, for the Reubenites, Eliezer son of Zichri was chief officer; for the Simeonites, Shephatiah son of Maacah;

2Chr 21:2

2He had brothers, the sons of Jehoshaphat: Azariah, Jehiel, Zechariah, Azariah, Michael, and Shephatiah; all these were the sons of King Jehoshaphat of Judah.

Ezra 2:4

4Of Shephatiah, three hundred seventy-two.

Ezra 8:8

8Of the descendants of Shephatiah, Zebadiah son of Michael, and with him eighty males.

Ezra 2:57

57Shephatiah, Hattil, Pochereth-hazzebaim, and Ami.

Neh 11:4

4And in Jerusalem lived some of the Judahites and of the Benjaminites. Of the Judahites: Athaiah son of Uzziah son of Zechariah son of Amariah son of Shephatiah ... View more

Jer 38:1-6

Jeremiah in the Cistern
1Now Shephatiah son of Mattan, Gedaliah son of Pashhur, Jucal son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur son of Malchiah heard the words that Jeremia ... View more

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