Mattithiah [N]

gift of Jehovah.

  • One of the sons of Jeduthun ( 1 Chronicles 25:3 1 Chronicles 25:21 ).

  • The eldest son of Shallum, of the family of Korah ( 1 Chronicles 9:31 ).

  • One who stood by Ezra while reading the law ( Nehemiah 8:4 ).

  • The son of Amos, and father of Joseph, in the genealogy of our Lord ( Luke 3:25 ).

    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

    Bibliography Information

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


    mat-i-thi'-a (mattithyah, or mattithyahu, "gift of Yah"):

    (1) The Mattithiah of Nehemiah 8:4 (1st spelling) was one of those who stood at Ezra's right hand while he read the law (compare 1 Esdras 9:43). He may be the individual set over "things that were baked in pans" (1 Chronicles 9:31).

    (2) One of those appointed by David to minister before the ark, and to "celebrate and to thank and praise Yahweh, the God of Israel" (1 Chronicles 16:4,5).

    (3) One of those who had foreign wives (Ezra 10:43). In 1 Esdras 9:35, "Mazitias."

    (4) One of the Levites who ministered before the ark with harps 1 Chronicles 15:18,21; 25:3,11; 2nd spelling).

    Henry Wallace

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