(gift of Jehovah ), probably a contraction of Mattathiah.
- Son of Nathan and grandson of David, in the genealogy of Christ. ( Luke 3:31 ) (B.C. after 1014.)
- An Israelite, son of Hashun, who divorced his Gentile wife after the return from Babylon. ( Ezekiel 10:33 ) (B.C. 458.)
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Mattathah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.