Mattan

Mattan [N] [H] [S]

gift.

  • A priest of Baal, slain before his altar during the reformation under Jehoiada ( 2 Kings 11:18 ).

  • The son of Eleazar, and father of Jacob, who was the father of Joseph, the husband of the Virgin Mary ( Matthew 1:15 ).

  • The father of Shephatiah ( Jeremiah 38:1 ).

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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

    Bibliography Information

    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Mattan". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Mattan [N] [E] [S]

    Mattana
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

    [N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible
    [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary
    [S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

    Bibliography Information

    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Mattan'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    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.

    MATTAN

    mat'-an (mattan, "a gift"):

    (1) A priest in the house of Baal, slain by Jehoiada before Baal's altar (2 Kings 11:18; 2 Chronicles 23:17).

    (2) The father of Shephatiah a contemporary and persecutor of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 38:1), one of those who put Jeremiah into Malechiah's dungeon (38:6).


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    Bibliography Information
    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'MATTAN'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.