(judge). (1) The Simeonite spy (Num. 13:55Of the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the son of Hori. (Numbers 13:5)). (2) Father of the prophet Elisha (1 Kings 19:16,1916And Jehu the son of Nimshi shalt thou anoint to be king over Israel: and Elisha the son of Shaphat of Abel-meholah shalt thou anoint to be prophet in thy room. (1 Kings 19:16)
19So 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 19:19)
; 2 Kings 3:11; 6:3111But 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 3:11)
31Then 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 6:31)
). (3) One in the royal line of Judah (1 Chron. 3:2222And the sons of Shechaniah; Shemaiah: and the sons of Shemaiah; Hattush, and Igeal, and Bariah, and Neariah, and Shaphat, six. (1 Chronicles 3:22)). (4) A Gadite chief (1 Chron. 5:1212Joel the chief, and Shapham the next, and Jaanai, and Shaphat in Bashan. (1 Chronicles 5:12)). (5) A herdsman of David (1 Chron. 27:2929And 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: (1 Chronicles 27:29)).