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HEBREW: 4983 hyntm Mattanyah or whyntm Mattanyahuw
NAVE: Mattaniah
EBD: Mattaniah
SMITH: MATTANIAH
ISBE: MATTANIAH
Matred | Matri | Mattan | Mattana | Mattanah | Mattaniah | Mattatha | Mattathah | Mattathias | Mattattah | Mattenai

Mattaniah

In Bible versions:

Mattaniah: NET AVS NIV NRSV NASB TEV
son and secondary successor of King Josiah
son of Mica/Micaiah; a Levite of Asaph
son of Heman the Levite and worship leader under Heman & David
an Asaph Levite supervisor of temple restoration of Hezekiah's
a layman of the Elam Clan who put away his heathen wife
a layman of the Zattu Clan who put away his heathen wife
a layman of the Pahath-Moab Clan who put away his heathen wife
a layman of the Bani Clan who put away his heathen wife
ancestor of Hanan, assistant treasurer under Nehemiah

gift, or hope, of the Lord ( --> same as Matthanias)

Hebrew

Strongs #04983: hyntm Mattanyah or whyntm Mattanyahuw

Mattaniah = "gift of Jehovah"

1) the original name of the last king of Judah before the captivity;
also known as 'Zedekiah'
2) a Levite, son of Heman, whose office was to blow the horns in the
temple service as appointed by David
3) a Levite of the family of Asaph
4) a Levite of the family of Asaph who assisted in the purification
of the temple in the reign of Hezekiah
5) a Levite of the family of Asaph who took part in the dedication of
the wall of Jerusalem; leader of the temple choir
6) a Levite, descendant of Asaph and ancestor of Jahaziel in the time
of Jehoshaphat
7) another Levite in the time of Nehemiah
8) a Levite, father of Zaccur and ancestor of Hanan the under-treasurer
who had charge of the offerings in the time of Nehemiah
9) a man of the sons of Elam who had and put away a strange wife in the
time of Ezra
10) a man of the sons of Zattu who had and put away a strange wife
in the time of Ezra
11) a man descended from Pahath-moab who had and put away a strange
wife in the time of Ezra
12) a man of the sons of Bani who had and put away a strange wife in
the time of Ezra

4983 Mattanyah mat-tan-yaw'

or Mattanyahuw {mat-tan-yaw'-hoo}; from 4976 and 3050; gift
of Jah; Mattanjah, the name of ten Israelites:-Mattaniah.
see HEBREW for 04976
see HEBREW for 03050

Mattaniah [EBD]

gift of Jehovah. (1.) A Levite, son of Heman, the chief of the ninth class of temple singers (1 Chr. 25:4, 16).

(2.) A Levite who assisted in purifying the temple at the reformation under Hezekiah (2 Chr. 29:13).

(3.) The original name of Zedekiah (q.v.), the last of the kings of Judah (2 Kings 24:17). He was the third son of Josiah, who fell at Megiddo. He succeeded his nephew Jehoiakin.

Mattaniah [NAVE]

MATTANIAH
1. Original name of Zedekiah, king of Judah, 2 Kin. 24:17.
See: Zedekiah.
2. A Levite of the sons of Asaph, 2 Chr. 20:14; Neh. 12:8.
3. Son of Heman, who had charge of the ninth division of musicians, 1 Chr. 25:4, 16.
4. Descendant of Asaph, who assisted in purifying the temple, 2 Chr. 29:13.
5. Four Israelites who divorced their Gentile wives after the captivity, Ezra 10:26, 27, 30, 37.
6. A Levite, father of Zaccur, Neh. 13:13.

MATTANIAH [SMITH]

(gift of Jehovah).
  1. The original name of Zedekiah king of Judah, which was changed when Nebuchadnezzar placed him on the throne. (2 Kings 24:17)
  2. A Levite singer of the sons of Asaph. (1 Chronicles 9:15) He was leader of the temple choir after its restoration, (Nehemiah 11:17; 12:8) in the time of Nehemiah, and took part in the musical service which accompanied the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. (Nehemiah 12:25,35)
  3. A descendant of Asaph, and ancestor of Jahaziel the Levite, in the reign of Jehoshaphat. (2 Chronicles 20:14)
  4. One of the sons of Elam. (Ezra 10:26)
  5. One of the sons of Zattu. (Ezra 10:27)
  6. A descendant of Pahath-moab, (Ezra 10:30) and
  7. One of the sons of Bani. (Ezra 10:37) who all put away their foreign wives at Ezra?s command.
  8. A Levite, father of Zaccur and ancestor of Hanan the under-treasurer who had charge of the offerings for the Levites in the time of Nehemiah. (Nehemiah 13:13)
  9. One of the fourteen sons of Heman, whose office it was to blow the horns in the temple service appointed by David. (1 Chronicles 25:4,16)
  10. A descendant of Asaph the Levite minstrel, who assisted in the purification of the temple in the reign of Hezekiah. (2 Chronicles 29:13)

MATTANIAH [ISBE]

MATTANIAH - mat-a-ni'-a (mattanyaha, "gift of Yah"):

(1) King Zedekiah's original name, but changed by Nebuchadnezzar when he made him king over Judah instead of his nephew Jehoiachin (2 Ki 24:17).

(2) A descendant of Asaph (1 Ch 9:15), leader of the temple choir (Neh 11:17; 12:8). Mentioned among the "porters," keepers of "the storehouses of the gates" (Neh 12:25), and again in Neh 12:35 as among the "priests' sons with trumpets."

(3) May be the same as (2), though in 2 Ch 20:14 he is mentioned as an ancestor of that Jahaziel whose inspired words in the midst of the congregation encouraged Jehoshaphat to withstand the invasion of Moab, Ammon and Seir (20:14 ff).

(4-7) Four others who had foreign wives, (a) the Matthanias of 1 Esdras 9:27 (Ezr 10:26); (b) the Othonias of 1 Esdras 9:28 (Ezr 10:27); (c) the Matthanias of 1 Esdras 9:31 (Ezr 10:30); (d) the fourth of these in 1 Esdras 9:34 the King James Version has had his name blended into that of Mattenai, and the two appear as the composite name Mamnitanemus (Ezr 10:37). He is a son of Bani.

(8) A Levite, father of Zaccur, ancestor of Hanan the under-treasurer of the Levitical offerings under Nehemiah (Neh 13:13).

(9) One of the sons of Heman the singer, whose office it was to blow the horns in the temple-service as David had appointed it (1 Ch 25:4,5). He was head of the 9th division of the 12 Levites (1 Ch 25:16), who were proficient in the Songs of Yahweh (1 Ch 25:7).

(10) One of the sons of Asaph who helped Hezekiah in the fulfilling of his vow to cleanse the house of the Lord (2 Ch 29:13).

Henry Wallace




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