Sophereth (Sof´uh-rith; Heb., “scribe”)

A family of Temple servants who returned to Jerusalem in postexilic times (Neh 7:57; Heb., “the scribe,” Ezra 2:55; 1Esd 5:33).

Neh 7:57

57The descendants of Solomon's servants: of Sotai, of Sophereth, of Perida,

Ezra 2:55

55The descendants of Solomon's servants: Sotai, Hassophereth, Peruda,

1Esd 5:33

33The descendants of Solomon's servants: the descendants of Assaphioth, the descendants of Peruda, the descendants of Jaalah, the descendants of Lozon, the desc ... View more

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