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Mattathias

Mattathias [N] [E] [H]

(gift of Jehovah ), the Greek form of Mattathiah.

  1. Son of Amos, in the genealogy of Christ. ( Luke 3:25 ) (B.C. after 406.)
  2. Son of Semei. ( Luke 3:26 )
  3. The father of the Maccabees. (B.C. 168 and previous.)

[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 'Mattathias'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.