(gift of Jehovah ), a contraction of Mattaniah.
- Two Israelites who divorced their Gentile wives after the return from the Babylonish captivity. ( Ezra 10:33 Ezra 10:37 ) (B.C. 469.)
- A priest, son of Joiarib, in the time of Joiakim. ( Nehemiah 12:19 ) (B.C. after 536.)
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Mattenai'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.