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Lexicon :: Strong's H8227 - šāp̄ān

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שָׁפָן
Transliteration
šāp̄ān
Pronunciation
shaw-fawn'
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Part of Speech
masculine noun, proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 2446a

Strong’s Definitions

שָׁפָן shâphân, shaw-fawn'; from H8226; a species of rock-rabbit (from its hiding), i.e. probably the hyrax:—coney.


KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x

The KJV translates Strong's H8227 in the following manner: Shaphan (30x), coney (4x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 34x
The KJV translates Strong's H8227 in the following manner: Shaphan (30x), coney (4x).
masculine noun
  1. rock badger, coney, the hyrax

    proper masculine noun
  2. secretary or scribe of king Josiah of Judah

  3. father of Ahikam in the time of king Josiah of Judah

    1. improbably the same as 2

  4. father of Elasah in the time of the prophet Jeremiah

    1. perhaps the same as 3

  5. a scribe and father of Gemariah

    1. perhaps the same as 2

  6. father of Jaazaniah in the time of Ezekiel

    1. perhaps the same as 2

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שָׁפָן shâphân, shaw-fawn'; from H8226; a species of rock-rabbit (from its hiding), i.e. probably the hyrax:—coney.
STRONGS H8227:
שָׁפָן noun masculineLeviticus 11:5 rock-badger, hyrax syriacus, AV RV coney; — absolute שׁ׳ Deuteronomy 14:7 = Leviticus 11:5 (P; unclean animal); living in rocks, plural שְׁפַנִּים Psalm 104:18; Proverbs 30:26. — See RobBR iii. 66, 387 TrNHB 75; FFP 1, and Pl. 1 PostHast. DB CONEY McLean-ShipleyEncy. Bib. ID.

II. שָׁפָן proper name, masculine Σαφ(φ)αν:
1. secretary (הַסִּפֵר) under Josiah 2 Kings 22:3, 8 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 22:9, 10 (twice in verse); 2 Kings 22:12, 14; 2 Chronicles 34:8, 15 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 34:16, 18 (twice in verse); 2 Chronicles 34:20.
2. father of אֲחִיקָם, contemporary of 1 (improbable = 1): 2 Kings 22:12; 2 Kings 25:22; Jeremiah 26:24; Jeremiah 39:14; Jeremiah 40:5, 9, 11; Jeremiah 41:2; Jeremiah 43:6; 2 Chronicles 34:20.
3. father of אֶלְעָשָׂה Jeremiah 29:3, perhaps = 2.
4. father of גְּמַרְיָ֫הוּ Jeremiah 36:10 (called הַסִּפֵר), Jeremiah 36:11; Jeremiah 36:12, perhaps = 1.
5. father of יַאֲזַנְיָ֫הוּ Ezekiel 8:11, possibly = 1.
Brown-Driver-Briggs Hebrew and English Lexicon, Unabridged, Electronic Database.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs

Leviticus

11:5; 11:5

Deuteronomy

14:7

2 Kings

22:3; 22:8; 22:9; 22:10; 22:12; 22:12; 22:14; 25:22

2 Chronicles

34:8; 34:15; 34:16; 34:18; 34:20; 34:20

Psalms

104:18

Proverbs

30:26

Jeremiah

26:24; 29:3; 36:10; 36:11; 36:12; 39:14; 40:5; 40:9; 40:11; 41:2; 43:6

Ezekiel

8:11

Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8227 matches the Hebrew שָׁפָן (šāp̄ān),
which occurs 34 times in 28 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxLev 11:5 - And the coney, H8227 because he cheweth the cud, but divideth not the hoof; he is unclean unto you.
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:7 - Nevertheless these ye shall not eat of them that chew the cud, or of them that divide the cloven hoof; as the camel, and the hare, and the coney: H8227 for they chew the cud, but divide not the hoof; therefore they are unclean unto you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:3 - And it came to pass in the eighteenth year of king Josiah, that the king sent Shaphan H8227 the son of Azaliah, the son of Meshullam, the scribe, to the house of the LORD, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:8 - And Hilkiah the high priest said unto Shaphan H8227 the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of the LORD. And Hilkiah gave the book to Shaphan, H8227 and he read it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:9 - And Shaphan H8227 the scribe came to the king, and brought the king word again, and said, Thy servants have gathered the money that was found in the house, and have delivered it into the hand of them that do the work, that have the oversight of the house of the LORD.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:10 - And Shaphan H8227 the scribe shewed the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest hath delivered me a book. And Shaphan H8227 read it before the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:12 - And the king commanded Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam the son of Shaphan, H8227 and Achbor the son of Michaiah, and Shaphan H8227 the scribe, and Asahiah a servant of the king's, saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:14 - So Hilkiah the priest, and Ahikam, and Achbor, and Shaphan, H8227 and Asahiah, went unto Huldah the prophetess, the wife of Shallum the son of Tikvah, the son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe; (now she dwelt in Jerusalem in the college;) and they communed with her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:22 - And as for the people that remained in the land of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had left, even over them he made Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, H8227 ruler.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:8 - Now in the eighteenth year of his reign, when he had purged the land, and the house, he sent Shaphan H8227 the son of Azaliah, and Maaseiah the governor of the city, and Joah the son of Joahaz the recorder, to repair the house of the LORD his God.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:15 - And Hilkiah answered and said to Shaphan H8227 the scribe, I have found the book of the law in the house of the LORD. And Hilkiah delivered the book to Shaphan. H8227
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:16 - And Shaphan H8227 carried the book to the king, and brought the king word back again, saying, All that was committed to thy servants, they do it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:18 - Then Shaphan H8227 the scribe told the king, saying, Hilkiah the priest hath given me a book. And Shaphan H8227 read it before the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:20 - And the king commanded Hilkiah, and Ahikam the son of Shaphan, H8227 and Abdon the son of Micah, and Shaphan H8227 the scribe, and Asaiah a servant of the king's, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:18 - The high hills are a refuge for the wild goats; and the rocks for the conies. H8227
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:26 - The conies H8227 are but a feeble folk, yet make they their houses in the rocks;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:24 - Nevertheless the hand of Ahikam the son of Shaphan H8227 was with Jeremiah, that they should not give him into the hand of the people to put him to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:3 - By the hand of Elasah the son of Shaphan, H8227 and Gemariah the son of Hilkiah, (whom Zedekiah king of Judah sent unto Babylon to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon) saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:10 - Then read Baruch in the book the words of Jeremiah in the house of the LORD, in the chamber of Gemariah the son of Shaphan H8227 the scribe, in the higher court, at the entry of the new gate of the LORD'S house, in the ears of all the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:11 - When Michaiah the son of Gemariah, the son of Shaphan, H8227 had heard out of the book all the words of the LORD,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:12 - Then he went down into the king's house, into the scribe's chamber: and, lo, all the princes sat there, even Elishama the scribe, and Delaiah the son of Shemaiah, and Elnathan the son of Achbor, and Gemariah the son of Shaphan, H8227 and Zedekiah the son of Hananiah, and all the princes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:14 - Even they sent, and took Jeremiah out of the court of the prison, and committed him unto Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, H8227 that he should carry him home: so he dwelt among the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:5 - Now while he was not yet gone back, he said, Go back also to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, H8227 whom the king of Babylon hath made governor over the cities of Judah, and dwell with him among the people: or go wheresoever it seemeth convenient unto thee to go. So the captain of the guard gave him victuals and a reward, and let him go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:9 - And Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan H8227 sware unto them and to their men, saying, Fear not to serve the Chaldeans: dwell in the land, and serve the king of Babylon, and it shall be well with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:11 - Likewise when all the Jews that were in Moab, and among the Ammonites, and in Edom, and that were in all the countries, heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant of Judah, and that he had set over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan; H8227
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:2 - Then arose Ishmael the son of Nethaniah, and the ten men that were with him, and smote Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan H8227 with the sword, and slew him, whom the king of Babylon had made governor over the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:6 - Even men, and women, and children, and the king's daughters, and every person that Nebuzaradan the captain of the guard had left with Gedaliah the son of Ahikam the son of Shaphan, H8227 and Jeremiah the prophet, and Baruch the son of Neriah.
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:11 - And there stood before them seventy men of the ancients of the house of Israel, and in the midst of them stood Jaazaniah the son of Shaphan, H8227 with every man his censer in his hand; and a thick cloud of incense went up.

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