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Ishpan meaning

ישפן
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🔼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):

🔼Ishpan meaning

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).

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