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Hebrew Shephatiah ("whom Jehovah defends".)

1. 1 Chronicles 9:8.

2. SHEPHATIAH, David's fifth son, by Abital (2 Samuel 3:4).

3. A family of 372; returned with Zerubbabel (Ezra 2:4; Nehemiah 7:9); a second company of 80 under Zebadiah came up with Ezra (Ezra 8:8).

4. Among "the children of Solomon's servants" (Ezra 2:57).

5. Nehemiah 11:4.

6. Son of Mattan; urged Zedekiah to put Jeremiah to death, as weakening the hands of the men of war, by foretelling life to those who would go forth to the Chaldaeans and death to those who should remain in the city (Jeremiah 38:1).

7. 1 Chronicles 12:5.

8. 1 Chronicles 27:16.

9. 2 Chronicles 21:2.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Shephathiah'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. 1949.

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