🔼The name Ishpan in the Bible
The name Ishpan occurs only once in the Bible. He is mentioned in a genealogy of Benjamin as one of the eleven sons of Shashak (1 Chronicles 8:22).
🔼Etymology of the name Ishpan
The name Ishpan is an active form of either the identical verb שפן (shapan) or else the slightly different verb צפן (sapan):
For a meaning of the name Ishpan, both NOBSE Study Bible Name List and Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names figure it to come from צפן (sapan), and both translate this name with He Will Hide. BDB Theological Dictionary does not offer an interpretation but does list it under the root שפן (shapan).