Shaphat

Smith’s Bible Dictionary

“Shaphat ” means judge

Shaphat : 1.The Simeonite spy, son of Hori. (Numbers 13:5) (B.C. 1490).

  1. The father of the prophet Elisha. (1 Kings 19:18,19; 2 Kings 3:11; 6:31) (B.C. before 900.)
  2. One of the six sons of Shemaiah in the royal line of Judah. (1 Chronicles 3:22) (B.C. 350.)
  3. One of the chiefs of the Gadites in Bashan. (1 Chronicles 5:12) (B.C. 750.)
  4. The son of Adlai, who was over David's oxen in the valleys. (1 Chronicles 27:29) (B.C. 1020.)
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