Bible Names H-M: Mattathias
Mattathias in Easton's Bible Dictionary
ibid. (1.) The son of Amos, in the genealogy of our Lord (Luke
(2.) The son of Semei, in the same genealogy (Luke
Mattathias in Fausset's Bible Dictionary
1. Luke 3:25.
2. Luke 3:26.
Mattathias in Hitchcock's Bible Names
the gift of the Lord
Mattathias in Naves Topical Bible
-An ancestor of Jesus
Mattathias in Smiths Bible Dictionary
(gift of Jehovah), the Greek form of Mattathiah.
1. Son of Amos, in the genealogy of Christ. Lu 3:25
(B.C. after 406.)
2. Son of Semei. Lu 3:26
3. The father of the Maccabees. (B.C. 168 and
Mattathias in the Bible Encyclopedia - ISBE
mat-a-thi'-as (Mattathias). The persons of this name in the
(1) Mattathias the father of the Maccabees.
See ASMONEANS; MACCABEES.
(2) One of the 7 who stood on Ezra's right hand as he read
the law (1 Esdras 9:43) = "Mattithiah" of Neh 8:4.
(3) The son--probably the youngest (compare 1 Macc 16:2)--of
Simon the Maccabean, treacherously murdered along with his
father and his brother Judas by his brother-in-law Ptolemy,
son of Abubus in the stronghold of Dok near Jericho in the
177th Seleucid--136-135 BC (1 Macc 16:14).
(4) Son of Absalom, one of the two "captains of the forces"
who in the campaign against Demetrius in the plain of Hazor
gallantly supported Judas, enabling the latter to turn an
impending defeat into a great victory (1 Macc 11:70).
(5) One of the three envoys sent by Nicanor to treat with
Judas in 161 BC (2 Macc 14:19). No names of envoys are given
in the account of 1 Macc 7:27 ff.
(6) One of the sons of Asom who put away his "strange wife"
(1 Esdras 9:33) = the King James Version "Matthias" =
"Mattattah" of Ezr 10:33.
In addition to these two of this name are mentioned in the
(7) Lk 3:25, "son of Amos."
(8) Lk 3:26, "son of Semein."
Mattathias in Wikipedia
Mattathias (Hebrew: מתתיהו בןיחאנן הכהן, Matitiyahu or
Matisyahu ben Yochanan HaCohen in Hebrew) was a Jewish priest
whose role in the Jewish revolt against the Syrian Greeks is
related in the Books of the Maccabees. Mattathias is accorded
a central role in the story of Chanukah and, as a result, is
named in the Al Hanissim prayer Jews add to Grace after meals
and the Amidah during the festival's eight days...
Mattathias Scripture - Luke 3:25
Which was [the son] of Mattathias, which was [the son] of
Amos, which was [the son] of Naum, which was [the son] of
Esli, which was [the son] of Nagge,
Mattathias Scripture - Luke 3:26
Which was [the son] of Maath, which was [the son] of
Mattathias, which was [the son] of Semei, which was [the son]
of Joseph, which was [the son] of Juda,
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