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Shephati'ah. (judged by Jehovah).

1. The fifth son of David. 2 Samuel 3:4; 1 Chronicles 3:3. (B.C. about 1050).

2. The family of Shephatiah, 372 in number, returned with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:4; Nehemiah 7:9. See Ezra 8:8. (B.C. 536).

3. The family, of another Shephatiah, who came up with Zerubbabel. Ezra 2:4.

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

5. One of the princes of Judah, who counselled Zedekiah, to put Jeremiah in the dungeon. Jeremiah 38:1. (B.C. 589).

6. One of the Benjamite warriors, who joined David in his retreat at Ziklag. 1 Chronicles 12:5. (B.C. 1054).

7. Chief of the Simeonites, in the reign of David. 1 Chronicles 37:16.

8. Son of Jehoshaphat. 2 Chronicles 21:2. (B.C. 887).

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Shephatiah'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. 1901.

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