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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 - ‘Likewise, the [fn]shaphan, H8227 for though it chews cud, it does not divide the hoof, it is unclean to you;
Unchecked Copy BoxDeu 14:7 - “Nevertheless, you are not to eat of these among those which [fn]chew the cud, or among those that divide the hoof in [fn]two: the camel and the [fn]rabbit and the [fn]shaphan, H8227 for though they [fn]chew the cud, they do not divide the hoof; they are unclean for you.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:3 - Now in the eighteenth year of King Josiah, 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 - Then Hilkiah the high priest said to 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 who read it.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:9 - Shaphan H8227 the scribe came to the king and brought back word to the king and said, “Your servants have emptied out the money that was found in the house, and have delivered it into the hand of the workmen who have the oversight of the house of the LORD.”
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:10 - Moreover, Shaphan H8227 the scribe told the king saying, “Hilkiah the priest has given me a book.” And Shaphan H8227 read it in the presence of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:12 - Then the king commanded Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam the son of Shaphan, H8227 [fn]Achbor the son of Micaiah, Shaphan H8227 the scribe, and Asaiah the king’s servant saying,
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 22:14 - So Hilkiah the priest, Ahikam, Achbor, Shaphan, H8227 and Asaiah went to Huldah the prophetess, the wife of Shallum the son of [fn]Tikvah, the son of Harhas, keeper of the wardrobe (now she lived in Jerusalem in the Second Quarter); and they spoke to her.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ki 25:22 - Now as for the people who were left in the land of Judah, whom Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon had left, he appointed Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan H8227 over them.
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 an official 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 - Hilkiah responded and said to 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
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:16 - Then Shaphan H8227 brought the book to the king and [fn]reported further word to the king, saying, “Everything that was [fn]entrusted to your servants they are doing.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:18 - Moreover, Shaphan H8227 the scribe told the king saying, “Hilkiah the priest gave me a book.” And Shaphan H8227 read from it in the presence of the king.
Unchecked Copy Box2Ch 34:20 - Then the king commanded Hilkiah, Ahikam the son of Shaphan, H8227 [fn]Abdon the son of Micah, Shaphan H8227 the scribe, and Asaiah the king’s servant, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 104:18 - The high mountains are for the wild goats;
The cliffs are a refuge for the [fn]shephanim. H8227
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 30:26 - The [fn]shephanim H8227 are not mighty people,
Yet they make their houses in the rocks;
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 26:24 - But the hand of Ahikam the son of Shaphan H8227 was with Jeremiah, so that he was not given into the hands of the people to put him to death.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 29:3 - The letter was sent by the hand of Elasah the son of Shaphan, H8227 and Gemariah the son of Hilkiah, whom Zedekiah king of Judah sent to Babylon to Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon, saying,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:10 - Then Baruch read from 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 upper court, at the entry of the New Gate of the LORDS house, to all the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:11 - Now when Micaiah the son of Gemariah, the son of Shaphan, H8227 had heard all the words of the LORD from the book,
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 36:12 - he went down to the king’s house, into the scribe’s chamber. And behold, all the officials were sitting there—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 other officials.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 39:14 - they even sent and took Jeremiah out of the court of the guardhouse and entrusted him to Gedaliah, the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, H8227 to take him home. So he stayed among the people.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:5 - As [fn]Jeremiah was still not going back, [fn]he said, “Go on back then to Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, H8227 whom the king of Babylon has appointed over the cities of Judah, and stay with him among the people; or else go anywhere it seems right for you to go.” So the captain of the bodyguard gave him a ration and a gift and let him go.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:9 - Then Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, H8227 swore to them and to their men, saying, “Do not be afraid of serving the Chaldeans; stay in the land and serve the king of Babylon, that it may go well with you.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 40:11 - Likewise, also all the Jews who were in Moab and among the sons of Ammon and in Edom and who were in all the other countries, heard that the king of Babylon had left a remnant for Judah, and that he had appointed over them Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan. H8227
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 41:2 - Ishmael the son of Nethaniah and the ten men who were with him arose and struck down Gedaliah the son of Ahikam, the son of Shaphan, H8227 with the sword and put to death the one whom the king of Babylon had appointed over the land.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 43:6 - the men, the women, the [fn]children, the king’s daughters and every person that Nebuzaradan the captain of the bodyguard had left with Gedaliah the son of Ahikam [fn]and grandson of Shaphan, H8227 together with Jeremiah the prophet and Baruch the son of Neriah
Unchecked Copy BoxEze 8:11 - Standing in front of them were seventy elders of the house of Israel, with Jaazaniah the son of Shaphan H8227 standing among them, each man with his censer in his hand and the fragrance of the cloud of incense rising.

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