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Fausset's Bible Dictionary

Mattaniah

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("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.

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Fausset, Andrew R. Entry for 'Mattaniah'. Fausset's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/fbd/m/mattaniah.html. 1949.

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