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Elishaphat

ELISHAPHAT (ē-lĭsh'a-făt). One of the “commanders of units of a hundred” who supported Jehoiada in the revolt against Athaliah (2Chr.23.1).


ELISHAPHAT ĭ lĭsh’ ə făt (אֱלִישָׁפָ֥ט, God has judged). One of five captains of hundreds who helped Jehoiada the priest in the overthrow of Athaliah to make Joash king (2 Chron 23:1).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

(’elishaphat, "God is judge"):

This man figures in the Levitical conspiracy against Athaliah, to make Joash king. He was one of the "captains of hundreds" employed in the enterprise by Jehoiada the priest (2Ch 23:1).