Character Study on Shaphat

Character Study on Shaphat

Numbers 13: Of the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the son of Hori.
2 Samuel 8: And Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the host; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder;
2 Samuel 20: And Adoram was over the tribute: and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud was recorder:
1 Kings 4: Elihoreph and Ahiah, the sons of Shisha, scribes; Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, the recorder.
1 Kings 4: Jehoshaphat the son of Paruah, in Issachar:
1 Kings 15: And Asa slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David his father: and Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead.
1 Kings 19: And Jehu the son of Nimshi shalt thou anoint to be king over Israel: and Elisha the son of Shaphat of Abelmeholah shalt thou anoint to be prophet in thy room.
1 Kings 19: So he departed thence, and found Elisha the son of Shaphat, who was plowing with twelve yoke of oxen before him, and he with the twelfth: and Elijah passed by him, and cast his mantle upon him.
1 Kings 22: And it came to pass in the third year, that Jehoshaphat the king of Judah came down to the king of Israel.
1 Kings 22: And he said unto Jehoshaphat, Wilt thou go with me to battle to Ramothgilead? And Jehoshaphat said to the king of Israel, I am as thou art, my people as thy people, my horses as thy horses.
1 Kings 22: And Jehoshaphat said unto the king of Israel, Inquire, I pray thee, at the word of the LORD to day.
1 Kings 22: And Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of the LORD besides, that we might inquire of him?
1 Kings 22: And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, Micaiah the son of Imlah, by whom we may inquire of the LORD: but I hate him; for he doth not prophesy good concerning me, but evil. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.
1 Kings 22: And the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah sat each on his throne, having put on their robes, in a void place in the entrance of the gate of Samaria; and all the prophets prophesied before them.
1 Kings 22: And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, Did I not tell thee that he would prophesy no good concerning me, but evil?
1 Kings 22: So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah went up to Ramothgilead.
1 Kings 22: And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, I will disguise myself, and enter into the battle; but put thou on thy robes. And the king of Israel disguised himself, and went into the battle.
1 Kings 22: And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw Jehoshaphat, that they said, Surely it is the king of Israel. And they turned aside to fight against him: and Jehoshaphat cried out.
1 Kings 22: And Jehoshaphat the son of Asa began to reign over Judah in the fourth year of Ahab king of Israel.
1 Kings 22: Jehoshaphat was thirty and five years old when he began to reign; and he reigned twenty and five years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Azubah the daughter of Shilhi.
1 Kings 22: And Jehoshaphat made peace with the king of Israel.
1 Kings 22: Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, and his might that he shewed, and how he warred, are they not written in the book of the chronicles of the kings of Judah?
1 Kings 22: Jehoshaphat made ships of Tharshish to go to Ophir for gold: but they went not; for the ships were broken at Eziongeber.
1 Kings 22: Then said Ahaziah the son of Ahab unto Jehoshaphat, Let my servants go with thy servants in the ships. But Jehoshaphat would not.
1 Kings 22: And Jehoshaphat slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David his father: and Jehoram his son reigned in his stead.
1 Kings 22: Ahaziah the son of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria the seventeenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned two years over Israel.
2 Kings 1: So he died according to the word of the LORD which Elijah had spoken. And Jehoram reigned in his stead in the second year of Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah; because he had no son.
2 Kings 3: Now Jehoram the son of Ahab began to reign over Israel in Samaria the eighteenth year of Jehoshaphat king of Judah, and reigned twelve years.
2 Kings 3: And he went and sent to Jehoshaphat the king of Judah, saying, The king of Moab hath rebelled against me: wilt thou go with me against Moab to battle? And he said, I will go up: I am as thou art, my people as thy people, and my horses as thy horses.
2 Kings 3: But Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of the LORD, that we may inquire of the LORD by him? And one of the king of Israel's servants answered and said, Here is Elisha the son of Shaphat, which poured water on the hands of Elijah.
2 Kings 3: And Jehoshaphat said, The word of the LORD is with him. So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat and the king of Edom went down to him.
2 Kings 3: And Elisha said, As the LORD of hosts liveth, before whom I stand, surely, were it not that I regard the presence of Jehoshaphat the king of Judah, I would not look toward thee, nor see thee.
2 Kings 6: Then he said, God do so and more also to me, if the head of Elisha the son of Shaphat shall stand on him this day.
2 Kings 8: And in the fifth year of Joram the son of Ahab king of Israel, Jehoshaphat being then king of Judah, Jehoram the son of Jehoshaphat king of Judah began to reign.
2 Kings 9: And when thou comest thither, look out there Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi, and go in, and make him arise up from among his brethren, and carry him to an inner chamber;
2 Kings 9: So Jehu the son of Jehoshaphat the son of Nimshi conspired against Joram. (Now Joram had kept Ramothgilead, he and all Israel, because of Hazael king of Syria.
2 Kings 12: And Jehoash king of Judah took all the hallowed things that Jehoshaphat, and Jehoram, and Ahaziah, his fathers, kings of Judah, had dedicated, and his own hallowed things, and all the gold that was found in the treasures of the house of the LORD, and in the king's house, and sent it to Hazael king of Syria: and he went away from Jerusalem.
1 Chronicles 3: And Solomon's son was Rehoboam, Abia his son, Asa his son, Jehoshaphat his son,
1 Chronicles 3: And the sons of Shechaniah; Shemaiah: and the sons of Shemaiah; Hattush, and Igeal, and Bariah, and Neariah, and Shaphat, six.
1 Chronicles 5: Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan.
1 Chronicles 11: Hanan the son of Maachah, and Joshaphat the Mithnite,
1 Chronicles 15: And Shebaniah, and Jehoshaphat, and Nethaneel, and Amasai, and Zechariah, and Benaiah, and Eliezer, the priests, did blow with the trumpets before the ark of God: and Obededom and Jehiah were doorkeepers for the ark.
1 Chronicles 18: And Joab the son of Zeruiah was over the host; and Jehoshaphat the son of Ahilud, recorder.
1 Chronicles 27: And over the herds that fed in Sharon was Shitrai the Sharonite: and over the herds that were in the valleys was Shaphat the son of Adlai:
2 Chronicles 17: And Jehoshaphat his son reigned in his stead, and strengthened himself against Israel.
2 Chronicles 17: And the LORD was with Jehoshaphat, because he walked in the first ways of his father David, and sought not unto Baalim;
2 Chronicles 17: Therefore the LORD stablished the kingdom in his hand; and all Judah brought to Jehoshaphat presents; and he had riches and honour in abundance.
2 Chronicles 17: And the fear of the LORD fell upon all the kingdoms of the lands that were round about Judah, so that they made no war against Jehoshaphat.
2 Chronicles 17: Also some of the Philistines brought Jehoshaphat presents, and tribute silver; and the Arabians brought him flocks, seven thousand and seven hundred rams, and seven thousand and seven hundred he goats.
2 Chronicles 17: And Jehoshaphat waxed great exceedingly; and he built in Judah castles, and cities of store.
2 Chronicles 18: Now Jehoshaphat had riches and honour in abundance, and joined affinity with Ahab.
2 Chronicles 18: And Ahab king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat king of Judah, Wilt thou go with me to Ramothgilead? And he answered him, I am as thou art, and my people as thy people; and we will be with thee in the war.
2 Chronicles 18: And Jehoshaphat said unto the king of Israel, Inquire, I pray thee, at the word of the LORD to day.
2 Chronicles 18: But Jehoshaphat said, Is there not here a prophet of the LORD besides, that we might inquire of him?
2 Chronicles 18: And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, There is yet one man, by whom we may inquire of the LORD: but I hate him; for he never prophesied good unto me, but always evil: the same is Micaiah the son of Imla. And Jehoshaphat said, Let not the king say so.
2 Chronicles 18: And the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat king of Judah sat either of them on his throne, clothed in their robes, and they sat in a void place at the entering in of the gate of Samaria; and all the prophets prophesied before them.
2 Chronicles 18: And the king of Israel said to Jehoshaphat, Did I not tell thee that he would not prophesy good unto me, but evil?
2 Chronicles 18: So the king of Israel and Jehoshaphat the king of Judah went up to Ramothgilead.
2 Chronicles 18: And the king of Israel said unto Jehoshaphat, I will disguise myself, and will go to the battle; but put thou on thy robes. So the king of Israel disguised himself; and they went to the battle.
2 Chronicles 18: And it came to pass, when the captains of the chariots saw Jehoshaphat, that they said, It is the king of Israel. Therefore they compassed about him to fight: but Jehoshaphat cried out, and the LORD helped him; and God moved them to depart from him.
2 Chronicles 19: And Jehoshaphat the king of Judah returned to his house in peace to Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 19: And Jehu the son of Hanani the seer went out to meet him, and said to king Jehoshaphat, Shouldest thou help the ungodly, and love them that hate the LORD? therefore is wrath upon thee from before the LORD.
2 Chronicles 19: And Jehoshaphat dwelt at Jerusalem: and he went out again through the people from Beersheba to mount Ephraim, and brought them back unto the LORD God of their fathers.
2 Chronicles 19: Moreover in Jerusalem did Jehoshaphat set of the Levites, and of the priests, and of the chief of the fathers of Israel, for the judgment of the LORD, and for controversies, when they returned to Jerusalem.
2 Chronicles 20: It came to pass after this also, that the children of Moab, and the children of Ammon, and with them other beside the Ammonites, came against Jehoshaphat to battle.
2 Chronicles 20: Then there came some that told Jehoshaphat, saying, There cometh a great multitude against thee from beyond the sea on this side Syria; and, behold, they be in Hazazontamar, which is Engedi.
2 Chronicles 20: And Jehoshaphat feared, and set himself to seek the LORD, and proclaimed a fast throughout all Judah.
2 Chronicles 20: And Jehoshaphat stood in the congregation of Judah and Jerusalem, in the house of the LORD, before the new court,
2 Chronicles 20: And he said, Hearken ye, all Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem, and thou king Jehoshaphat, Thus saith the LORD unto you, Be not afraid nor dismayed by reason of this great multitude; for the battle is not yours, but God's.
2 Chronicles 20: And Jehoshaphat bowed his head with his face to the ground: and all Judah and the inhabitants of Jerusalem fell before the LORD, worshipping the LORD.
2 Chronicles 20: And they rose early in the morning, and went forth into the wilderness of Tekoa: and as they went forth, Jehoshaphat stood and said, Hear me, O Judah, and ye inhabitants of Jerusalem; Believe in the LORD your God, so shall ye be established; believe his prophets, so shall ye prosper.
2 Chronicles 20: And when Jehoshaphat and his people came to take away the spoil of them, they found among them in abundance both riches with the dead bodies, and precious jewels, which they stripped off for themselves, more than they could carry away: and they were three days in gathering of the spoil, it was so much.
2 Chronicles 20: Then they returned, every man of Judah and Jerusalem, and Jehoshaphat in the forefront of them, to go again to Jerusalem with joy; for the LORD had made them to rejoice over their enemies.
2 Chronicles 20: So the realm of Jehoshaphat was quiet: for his God gave him rest round about.
2 Chronicles 20: And Jehoshaphat reigned over Judah: he was thirty and five years old when he began to reign, and he reigned twenty and five years in Jerusalem. And his mother's name was Azubah the daughter of Shilhi.
2 Chronicles 20: Now the rest of the acts of Jehoshaphat, first and last, behold, they are written in the book of Jehu the son of Hanani, who is mentioned in the book of the kings of Israel.
2 Chronicles 20: And after this did Jehoshaphat king of Judah join himself with Ahaziah king of Israel, who did very wickedly:
2 Chronicles 20: Then Eliezer the son of Dodavah of Mareshah prophesied against Jehoshaphat, saying, Because thou hast joined thyself with Ahaziah, the LORD hath broken thy works. And the ships were broken, that they were not able to go to Tarshish.
2 Chronicles 21: Now Jehoshaphat slept with his fathers, and was buried with his fathers in the city of David. And Jehoram his son reigned in his stead.
2 Chronicles 21: And he had brethren the sons of Jehoshaphat, Azariah, and Jehiel, and Zechariah, and Azariah, and Michael, and Shephatiah: all these were the sons of Jehoshaphat king of Israel.
2 Chronicles 21: And there came a writing to him from Elijah the prophet, saying, Thus saith the LORD God of David thy father, Because thou hast not walked in the ways of Jehoshaphat thy father, nor in the ways of Asa king of Judah,
2 Chronicles 22: And he sought Ahaziah: and they caught him, (for he was hid in Samaria,) and brought him to Jehu: and when they had slain him, they buried him: Because, said they, he is the son of Jehoshaphat, who sought the LORD with all his heart. So the house of Ahaziah had no power to keep still the kingdom.
2 Chronicles 23: And in the seventh year Jehoiada strengthened himself, and took the captains of hundreds, Azariah the son of Jeroham, and Ishmael the son of Jehohanan, and Azariah the son of Obed, and Maaseiah the son of Adaiah, and Elishaphat the son of Zichri, into covenant with him.
Joel 3: I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will plead with them there for my people and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and parted my land.
Joel 3: Let the heathen be wakened, and come up to the valley of Jehoshaphat: for there will I sit to judge all the heathen round about.

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Dictionary

Holman Bible Dictionary - Shaphat
(sshay' fat) Personal name meaning, “He has established justice.” 1. Spy from tribe of Simeon (Numbers 13:5 ). 2 . Father of Elisha (2 Kings 6:31 ). 3 . Descendant of David and Zerubbabel (1 Chronicles 3:22 ). 4 . Supervisor of David's cattle herds (1 Chronicles 27:29 ). 5 . Member of tribe of Gad (1 Chronicles 5:12 ).



Easton's Bible Dictionary - Shaphat
Judge.
One of the spies. He represented the tribe of Simeon (Numbers 13:5 ).



The father of Elisha (1 Kings 19:16-19 ).



One of David's chief herdsmen (1 Chronicles 27:29 ).


Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible - Shaphat
SHAPHAT . 1 . The Simeonite spy ( Numbers 13:6 ). 2 . The father of Elisha ( 1Ki 19:16 ; 1 Kings 19:18 , 2 Kings 3:11 ; 2 Kings 6:31 ). 3 . A name in the royal genealogy of Judah ( 1 Chronicles 3:22 ). 4 . A Gadite ( 1 Chronicles 5:12 ). 5 . One of David’s herdmen ( 1 Chronicles 27:29 ).

Morrish Bible Dictionary - Shaphat
1. Son of Hori, a Simeonite. Numbers 13:5 .

2. Father of Elisha the prophet. 1 Kings 19:16,19 ; 2 Kings 3:11 ; 2 Kings 6:31 .

3. Son of Shemaiah, a descendant of David. 1 Chronicles 3:22 .

4. A chief of the tribe of Gad. 1 Chronicles 5:12 .

5. Son of Adlai and one of David's chief herdsmen. 1 Chronicles 27:29 .

Hitchcock's Bible Names - Shaphat
Judge
Fausset's Bible Dictionary - Shaphat
("judge".)

1. Numbers 13:5.

2. 1 Kings 19:16; 1 Kings 19:19.

3. 1 Chronicles 3:22.

4. 1 Chronicles 5:12.

5. 1 Chronicles 27:29.

American Tract Society Bible Dictionary - Shaphat
1. The father of Elisha, 1 Kings 19:16 .

2. A descendant of David, 1 Chronicles 3:22 .

3. A chief herdsmen of David in Bashan, 1 Chronicles 27:29 .

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Adlai - Father of Shaphat, one of David's chief shepherds
Adlai - The father of Shaphat, one of David’s herdsmen, 1 Chronicles 27:29
Hori - The father of Shaphat the Simeonite spy ( Numbers 13:5 )
Adla'i - (justice of Jehovah ), Ancestor of Shaphat, the overseer of David's herds that fed in the broad valleys
Hori - Father of Shaphat of the tribe of Simeon
ho'ri - (Genesis 36:22 ; 1 Chronicles 1:39 ; Genesis 36:30 ) ... A man of Simeon, father of Shaphat
Shephatiah - (2 Samuel 3:4; 1 Chronicles 4:8; 1Ch 7:5; 2 Chronicles 21:2; Jeremiah 38:1) The name is a compound of Shaphat, judgment-and Jah, Lord
Shaphat - Shaphat
Elisha - He is first mentioned as the son of Shaphat, the agriculturist of Abel-meholah in the valley of the Jordan
Elisha - Shaphat, the father of Elisha, was a man of substance, but, like all true Israelites, rich and poor, he had brought up his son Elisha to a life of hard work. One spring day, when all Shaphat's ploughs were at work in the spring-time meadow, and Elisha's plough the foremost among them, Elijah, the old prophet, came up suddenly behind Elisha and cast his rough mantle over Elisha's shoulder. Meholah we are back at its very beginning and first performance, when Elijah comes up behind Elisha and casts his cloak of camel's hair over the shoulders of Shaphat's son. Shaphat, Elisha's father, was growing old, and Elisha would soon have inherited the rich meadow he was then working in; but, in a moment, all that was for ever changed; and Shaphat may now cast his husbandman's mantle over what young farmer he will; his son Elisha is henceforth dead to all that Abel-Meholah has to hold out to him. I always regret hearing Elisha calling Elijah his father, and no more word of honest Shaphat
Elisha - God his salvation, the son of Shaphat of Abel-meholah, who became the attendant and disciple of Elijah (1 Kings 19:16-19 ). ... We then find Elisha at Damascus, to carry out the command given to his master to anoint Hazael king over Syria (2 Kings 8:7-15 ); thereafter he directs one of the sons of the prophets to anoint Jehu, the son of JehoShaphat, king of Israel, instead of Ahab
Elisha - Israelite prophet, son of Shaphat of Abel-meholah (1 Kings 19:16 )
Elisha - the son of Shaphat, Elijah's disciple and successor in the prophetic office, was of the city of Abelmeholah, 1 Kings 19:16 , &c. As the Lord liveth, were it not out of respect to JehoShaphat, the king of Judah, who is here present, I would not so much as look on thee. Elisha sent one of the sons of the prophets to anoint Jehu, the son of JehoShaphat, and grandson of Nimshi, to be king, in pursuance of an order given to Elijah some years before; and Jehu having received the royal unction, executed every thing that had been foretold by Elijah against Ahab's family, and against Jezebel
Elisha - Son of Shaphat of Abel-meholah. JehoShaphat king of Judah joined with Jehoram king of Israel, and the king of Edom, to attack Moab; but they had no water. Elisha was sought for, and he boldly told Jehoram to go to the gods of his father and mother: if JehoShaphat had not been there he would not have helped them, nevertheless there was grace for them
Bason - 2 Kings 3:11 ‘Elisha the son of Shaphat, which poured water on the hands of Elijah
Twelve - Shaphat: a judge
Simeon - The Canaanitess mother of Shaul (Genesis 46:10) and the Horite father of Shaphat the spy from Simeon (Numbers 13:5) indicate the laxness of Simeon in marriage connections, from whence sprang his paganish degeneracy
Joel, Book of - And when the Day of Jahweh comes in all its terror, it will be terrible only to the Gentile world which has oppressed Israel The gathered hosts of the former, among whom Phœnicians and Philistines are singled out for special condemnation ( Joel 3:4-8 ), shall be destroyed by Jahweh and His angels in the Valley of JehoShaphat ( Joel 3:11 b f. shuddadh sadheh ‘the field is wasted’ ( Joel 1:10 ), yâbhçshu … hôbhîsh ‘are withered … is ashamed’ ( Joel 1:12 ), shôd mish-shaddai ‘destruction from the Almighty’ ( Joel 1:15 ), and the play on the verb shâphat and the name Jeho-Shaphat in Joel 3:2 ; Joel 3:12 )
Prophet, Prophetess, Prophecy - In 1 Kings 19:15-16 , God directed the disheartened Elijah to "Go back the way you came and anoint Elisha the son of Shaphat from Abel Meholah to succeed you as prophet