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Bible Names H-M: Mattaniah


Mattaniah in Easton's Bible Dictionary gift of Jehovah. (1.) A Levite, son of Heman, the chief of the ninth class of temple singers (1 Chr. 25:4, 16). (2.) A Levite who assisted in purifying the temple at the reformation under Hezekiah (2 Chr. 29:13). (3.) The original name of Zedekiah (q.v.), the last of the kings of Judah (2 Kings 24:17). He was the third son of Josiah, who fell at Megiddo. He succeeded his nephew Jehoiakin.

Mattaniah in Fausset's Bible Dictionary ("gift of Jehovah".) 1. King Zedekiah's (Jehovah's justice) original name, changed when Nebuchadnezzar put him on the throne instead of his nephew Jehoiachin (2 Kings 24:17). 2. 1 Chronicles 9:15-16, "keeper of the thresholds." Son of Micha or Michaiah (Nehemiah 11:27; Nehemiah 12:8; Nehemiah 12:28-29; Nehemiah 12:25; Nehemiah 12:35); lived in the Netophathite villages of the singers near Jerusalem. As leader of the temple choir he took part in the music at the dedication of the wall. 3. 2 Chronicles 20:14. 4. Ezra 10:26. 5. Ezra 10:26-27. 6. Ezra 10:30. 7. Ezra 10:37 8. Nehemiah 13:13. 9. 1 Chronicles 25:4-5; 1 Chronicles 25:7; 1 Chronicles 25:16. 10. 2 Chronicles 29:13.

Mattaniah in Hitchcock's Bible Names gift

Mattaniah in Naves Topical Bible -1. Original name of Zedekiah, king of Judah 2Ki 24:17 See ZEDEKIAH -2. A Levite of the sons of Asaph 2Ch 20:14; Ne 12:8 -3. Son of Heman, who had charge of the ninth division of musicians 1Ch 25:4,16 -4. Descendant of Asaph, who assisted in purifying the temple 2Ch 29:13 -5. Four Israelites who divorced their Gentile wives after the captivity Ezr 10:26,27,30,37 -6. A Levite, father of Zaccur Ne 13:13

Mattaniah in Smiths Bible Dictionary (gift of Jehovah). 1. The original name of Zedekiah king of Judah, which was changed when Nebuchadnezzar placed him on the throne. 2Ki 24:17 2. A Levite singer of the sons of Asaph. 1Ch 9:15 He was leader of the temple choir after its restoration, Ne 11:17; 12:8 in the time of Nehemiah, and took part in the musical service which accompanied the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. Ne 12:25,35 3. A descendant of Asaph, and ancestor of Jahaziel the Levite, in the reign of Jehoshaphat. 2Ch 20:14 4. One of the sons of Elam. Ezr 10:26 5. One of the sons of Zattu. Ezr 10:27 6. A descendant of Pahath-moab, Ezr 10:30 and 7. One of the sons of Bani. Ezr 10:37 who all put away their foreign wives at Ezra's command. 8. A Levite, father of Zaccur and ancestor of Hanan the under-treasurer who had charge of the offerings for the Levites in the time of Nehemiah. Ne 13:13 9. One of the fourteen sons of Heman, whose office it was to blow the horns in the temple service appointed by David. 1Ch 25:4,16 10. A descendant of Asaph the Levite minstrel, who assisted in the purification of the temple in the reign of Hezekiah. 2Ch 29:13

Mattaniah in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE mat-a-ni'-a (mattanyaha, "gift of Yah"): (1) King Zedekiah's original name, but changed by Nebuchadnezzar when he made him king over Judah instead of his nephew Jehoiachin (2 Ki 24:17). (2) A descendant of Asaph (1 Ch 9:15), leader of the temple choir (Neh 11:17; 12:8). Mentioned among the "porters," keepers of "the storehouses of the gates" (Neh 12:25), and again in Neh 12:35 as among the "priests' sons with trumpets." (3) May be the same as (2), though in 2 Ch 20:14 he is mentioned as an ancestor of that Jahaziel whose inspired words in the midst of the congregation encouraged Jehoshaphat to withstand the invasion of Moab, Ammon and Seir (20:14 ff). (4-7) Four others who had foreign wives, (a) the Matthanias of 1 Esdras 9:27 (Ezr 10:26); (b) the Othonias of 1 Esdras 9:28 (Ezr 10:27); (c) the Matthanias of 1 Esdras 9:31 (Ezr 10:30); (d) the fourth of these in 1 Esdras 9:34 the King James Version has had his name blended into that of Mattenai, and the two appear as the composite name Mamnitanemus (Ezr 10:37). He is a son of Bani. (8) A Levite, father of Zaccur, ancestor of Hanan the under- treasurer of the Levitical offerings under Nehemiah (Neh 13:13). (9) One of the sons of Heman the singer, whose office it was to blow the horns in the temple-service as David had appointed it (1 Ch 25:4,5). He was head of the 9th division of the 12 Levites (1 Ch 25:16), who were proficient in the Songs of Yahweh (1 Ch 25:7). (10) One of the sons of Asaph who helped Hezekiah in the fulfilling of his vow to cleanse the house of the Lord (2 Ch 29:13). Henry Wallace

Mattaniah Scripture - 1 Chronicles 25:4 Of Heman: the sons of Heman; Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel, and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, and Romamtiezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, [and] Mahazioth:

Mattaniah Scripture - 2 Kings 24:17 And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father's brother king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.

Mattaniah Scripture - Nehemiah 13:13 And I made treasurers over the treasuries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah: and next to them [was] Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah: for they were counted faithful, and their office [was] to distribute unto their brethren.

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