Shephatiah (shĕfətĪˈə) [key], in the Bible. 1 One of David's mighty men. 2 Chief Simeonite under David. 3 Son of David. 4 Son of Jehoshaphat. 5 Prince in Jeremiah's time. 6 Shephathiah: Benjamite. 7 Judahite. 8, 9 Families of returning exiles.
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