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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; Neh. 7:59.

4. A descendant of Judah. Neh. 11:4.

5. One of the princes of Judah who counselled Zedkiah to put Jeremiah in the dungeon. Jer. 38:1. (b.c. 589.)

6. One of the Benjamite warriors who joined David in his retreat at Ziklag. 1 Chron. 12:5. (b.c. 1054.)

7. Chief of the Simeonites in the reign of David. 1 Chron. 27:16.

8. Son of Jehoshaphat. 2 Chron. 21:2. (b.c. 887.)