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    Mattan in Easton's Bible Dictionary gift. (1.) A priest of Baal, slain before his altar during the reformation under Jehoiada (2 Kings 11:18). (2.) The son of Eleazar, and father of Jacob, who was the father of Joseph, the husband of the Virgin Mary (Matt. 1:15). (3.) The father of Shephatiah (Jer. 38:1).

    Mattan in Fausset's Bible Dictionary 1. Baal's priest slain by Jehoiada "before the altars "judicially, at the reformation after Athaliah's idolatrous reign (2 Kings 11:18; 2 Chronicles 23:17). She probably had brought him from Samaria to introduce the Baal worship of her father Ahab into the court of Jehoram her husband, Jehoshaphat's son (2 Chronicles 21:6; 2 Chronicles 21:13). 2. Jeremiah 38:1.

    Mattan in Hitchcock's Bible Names Mattana

    Mattan in Naves Topical Bible -1. A priest of Baal killed in the idol's temple at Jerusalem 2Ki 11:18; 2Ch 23:17 -2. Father of Shephatiah Jer 38:1

    Mattan in Smiths Bible Dictionary (a gift). 1. The priest of Baal slain before his altars in the idol temple at Jerusalem. 2Ki 11:18; 2Ch 23:17 He probably accompanied Athalia from Samaria. 2. The father of Shephatiah. Jer 38:1

    Mattan in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE mat'-an (mattan, "a gift"): (1) A priest in the house of Baal, slain by Jehoiada before Baal's altar (2 Ki 11:18; 2 Ch 23:17). (2) The father of Shephatiah a contemporary and persecutor of Jeremiah (Jer 38:1), one of those who put Jeremiah into Malechiah's dungeon (38:6).

    Mattan in Wikipedia Mattan or Matthan (Hebrew: מַתָּן‎, today written mostly Matan) is a Hebrew name, mostly for boys, coming from the word 'gift' and literally means "giving". It is part of the title of the Jewish holiday of Shavuot that is also known as "Z'man Mattan Torah" meaning the "time [of the] giving [of the] Torah." A Biblical reference for a Mattan as a given name is the story told in Books of Kings about the Baal priest Mattan, killed by the people of the Kingdom of Judah. In the Gospel of Matthew, Matthan is the paternal grandfather of Joseph, father of Jesus. According to September 2005 there were 2683 citizens in Israel with the name Mattan, with only 183 of them are females. Other popular given names are Mattanel and Mattaniah or Mattaniahu, all meaning "Gift of God".

    Mattan Scripture - 2 Chronicles 23:17 Then all the people went to the house of Baal, and brake it down, and brake his altars and his images in pieces, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.

    Mattan Scripture - 2 Kings 11:18 And all the people of the land went into the house of Baal, and brake it down; his altars and his images brake they in pieces thoroughly, and slew Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars. And the priest appointed officers over the house of the LORD.

    Mattan Scripture - Jeremiah 38:1 Then Shephatiah the son of Mattan, and Gedaliah the son of Pashur, and Jucal the son of Shelemiah, and Pashur the son of Malchiah, heard the words that Jeremiah had spoken unto all the people, saying,