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Mattan

Mattan [N] [E] [H]

(a gift ).

  1. The priest of Baal slain before his altars in the idol temple at Jerusalem. ( 2 Kings 11:18 ; 2 Chronicles 23:17 ) He probably accompanied Athalia from Samaria.
  2. The father of Shephatiah. ( Jeremiah 38:1 )

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

Bibliography Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Mattan'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.