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Mattaniah

Mattaniah [N] [H] [S]

gift of Jehovah.

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

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

  • 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.

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [H] indicates this entry was also found in Hitchcock's Bible Names
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Mattaniah". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .