Definition of Shaphan:
- ( coney ), the scribe or secretary of King Josiah. ( 2 Kings 22:3 2 Kings 22:14 ; 2 Chronicles 34:8 2 Chronicles 34:20 ) ( B.C. 628.) He appears on an equality with the governor of the city and the royal recorder. ( 2 Kings 22:4 ; 2 Chronicles 34:9 )
- a coney, a scribe or secretary of king Josiah ( 2 Kings 22:3-7 ). He consulted Huldah concerning the newly-discovered copy of the law which was delivered to him by Hilkiah the priest ( 8-14). His grandson Gedaliah was governor of Judea ( 25:22 ).