mat-e-na'-i, mat'-e-ni (mattenay, "liberal"):

(1) (2) Two who married foreign wives, one a son of Hashum (Ezra 10:33; in 1 Esdras 9:33 "Altanneus"); the other a son of Bani (Ezra 10:37).

(3) A priest in the days of Joiakim son of Jeshua (Nehemiah 12:19), representing the house of Joiarib.

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