Mattenai [N]

(gift of Jehovah ), a contraction of Mattaniah.

  1. Two Israelites who divorced their Gentile wives after the return from the Babylonish captivity. ( Ezra 10:33 Ezra 10:37 ) (B.C. 469.)
  2. 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 Information

Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Mattenai'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.