Shephatiah

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

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1Chr 9:8

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1Chr 12:5

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1Chr 27:16

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2Chr 21:2

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Ezra 2:4

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Ezra 2:57

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Neh 11:4

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Jer 38:1-6

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