Character Study on Shaaph

Character Study on Shaaph

1 Chronicles 2: And the sons of Jahdai; Regem, and Jotham, and Geshan, and Pelet, and Ephah, and Shaaph.
1 Chronicles 2: She bare also Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbenah, and the father of Gibea: and the daughter of Caleb was Achsah.

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Holman Bible Dictionary - Shaaph
(sshay' af) Clan name meaning, “balsam.” Apparently two persons in Caleb's line, though some interpreters identify the two (1Chronicles 2:47,1 Chronicles 2:49 ).



Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Shaaph
SHAAPH . 1 . The son of Jahdai ( 1 Chronicles 2:47 ). 2 . A son of Caleb by his concubine Maacah ( 1 Chronicles 2:49 ).

Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Shaaph
1. 1 Chronicles 2:47.

2. Caleb's son by his concubine Maachah; father, i.e. founder, of Madmannah (1 Chronicles 2:49).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shaaph
1. Son of Jahdai. 1 Chronicles 2:47 .

2. Son of Caleb and father or founder of Madmannah. 1 Chronicles 2:49 .

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Madmannah - The reference to Shaaph as the father of Madmannah (1 Chronicles 2:49 ) is open to various interpretations: (1) Shaaph (re)founded the city; (2) Shaaph's descendents settled in the city; or (3) Shaaph had a son named Madmannah
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Madmannah - Son of (or town founded by) Shaaph