Metaphysical meaning of Shiphtan (mbd)
Shiphtan, shiph'-tan (Heb.)--judge; judicial; judgment; rectitude; righteous judgment.
Father of Kemuel, who was the prince chosen from the tribe of Ephraim to help divide the land of Canaan among the Israelitish tribes (Num. 34:24).
Meta. The development of good judgment, in relation to the will (judge, judicial, righteous judgment, father of a prince of Ephraim, Ephraim referring to the will).
Preceding Entry: Shiphrah
Following Entry: Shisha