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Holman Bible Dictionary

Mattaniah

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(mat tuh ni' uh) Personal name meaning “gift of Yah.” 1. Tabernacle musician-prophet in David's time (1 Chronicles 25:4 ). 2 . Ancestor of Jahaziel (2 Chronicles 20:14 ). 3 . Member of the Asaphite subclan of Levites who participated in Hezekiah's reforms (2 Chronicles 29:13 ). 4 . Original name of King Zedekiah of Judah (2 Kings 24:17 ). 5 . Asaphite among the first to return from Exile (1 Chronicles 9:15 ). 6 . Levitic leader of the Temple choir in Zerubbabel's time (Nehemiah 11:17 ,Nehemiah 11:17,11:22 ). 7 . Levitic Temple gatekeeper (Nehemiah 12:25 ). 8 . Father of the Levite Shemaiah (Nehemiah 12:35 ). 9 . Grandfather of Hanan (Nehemiah 13:13 ). 10.-13 . Four of those who returned from Exile with foreign wives (Ezra 10:26-27 ,Ezra 10:26-27,10:30 ,Ezra 10:30,10:37 ). Some of 5–13 may be identical.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Mattaniah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/m/mattaniah.html. 1991.

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