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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible [1]

Shepham . A place on the eastern boundary of the Promised Land (  Numbers 34:10-11 ). The site has not been identified. Perhaps Zabdi, the Shiphmite (  1 Chronicles 27:27 ). was a native of Shepham.

Fausset's Bible Dictionary [2]

On the eastern boundary of the promised land, between Hatser-enan where the northern boundary ends and Riblah (Or Marbel, I.E. Har-Baalhermon,  Judges 3:3 ) ;  Numbers 34:10-11.

Smith's Bible Dictionary [3]

She'pham. (Fruitful). A place on the eastern boundary of the Promised Land.  Numbers 34:10-11.

Morrish Bible Dictionary [4]

Eastern boundary of Palestine.  Numbers 34:10,11 . Not identified.

Easton's Bible Dictionary [5]

 Numbers 34:10,11

Holman Bible Dictionary [6]

 Numbers 34:10

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature [7]

(Heb. Shepham, שְׁפָ , Fruitful [Gesen.], or Bare [Furst]; Sept. Σεφαμάρ [running it on into the following word, with the ה directive]), a place mentioned only in the specification by Moses of the eastern boundary of the Promised Land. ( Numbers 34:10-11), the first landmark from Hazer-enan, at which the northern boundary terminated, and lying between it and Riblah. The ancient interpreters (Targ. Pseudo-Jon., Saadia) render the name by Apameia; but it seems uncertain whether by this they intend the Greek city of that name on the Orontes, fifty miles below Antioch, or whether they use it as a synonym of Banias or Dan, as Schwarz affirms (Palest. p. 27). No trace of the name appears, however, in that direction. Porter (Damascus, 2, 354) would fix Hazer-enan at Kuryetein, seventy miles east northeast of Damascus, which would remove Shepham into a totally different region, in which there is equally little trace of it. The Riblah mentioned in the above passage was not the city of that name in the hand of Hamath (see Keil, Comment. ad loc.), but a much more southern one. (See Riblah). The other more definitely known localities adjoining seem to point out, a position for Shepham not far from the later Caesarea- Philippi (q.v.).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia [8]

shē´fam ( שׁפם , shephām  ; Σεπφάμαρ , Sepphámar ): A place, probably a hill town, on the ideal eastern boundary of Israel, named in   Numbers 34:10 , but omitted in  Ezekiel 47:15-18 . It lay between Hazar-enan and Harbel (Massoretic Text: "Hariblah"), which must have been in the neighborhood of Hermon. The word means a "naked" place, and doubtless indicates one of the barer midway ridges of Anti-Lebanon. It was probably the native place of Zabdi the Shiphmite, who was David's chief vine-gardener ( 1 Chronicles 27:27 ).