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Metaphysical meaning of Sophereth (mbd)

Metaphysical meaning of Sophereth (mbd)
Sophereth, soph'-e-reth (Heb.)--military scribe; tribune; muster master; enumerator- narrator; writer; scribe; satrap; governor; learned; lettered.

A servant of Solomon's, or a descendant of one of Solomon's servants. His descendants returned from the Babylonian captivity (Neh. 7:57). He is called Hassophereth in Ezra 2:55.


In the significance of this name we find also the idea of an orderly gathering together, a directing and instructing of thoughts stressed (military scribe, muster master, governor, learned).

Preceding Entry: Sopater
Following Entry: Sorek