(gift of God ).
- A Levite who presided over the offerings made in the pans. ( 1 Chronicles 9:31 ) comp. Levi 6:20 ( Levi 6:12 ) etc.
- One of the Levites appointed by David to minister before the ark in the musical service, ( 1 Chronicles 16:5 ) "with harps upon Sheminith," comp. ( 1 Chronicles 16:21 ) to lead the choir. ( 1 Chronicles 15:18 1 Chronicles 15:21 ; 1 Chronicles 26:3 1 Chronicles 26:21 )
- One of the family of Nebo who had married a foreign wife, in the days of Ezra. ( Ezra 10:43 )
- Probably a priest, who stood at the right hand of Ezra when he read the law to the people. ( Ezra 8:4 )
Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Matithiah'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.