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Holman Bible Dictionary
(mat tuh ni' uh) Personal name meaning “gift of Yah.” 1. Tabernacle musician-prophet in David's time (1 Chronicles 25:4
. Ancestor of Jahaziel (2 Chronicles 20:14
. Member of the Asaphite subclan of Levites who participated in Hezekiah's reforms (2 Chronicles 29:13
. Original name of King Zedekiah of Judah (2 Kings 24:17
. Asaphite among the first to return from Exile (1 Chronicles 9:15
. Levitic leader of the Temple choir in Zerubbabel's time (Nehemiah 11:17
. Levitic Temple gatekeeper (Nehemiah 12:25
. Father of the Levite Shemaiah (Nehemiah 12:35
. Grandfather of Hanan (Nehemiah 13:13
. Four of those who returned from Exile with foreign wives (Ezra 10:26-27
). Some of 5–13 may be identical.
These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.
Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Mattaniah'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/m/mattaniah.html. 1991.