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Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible

Mattaniah

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MATTANIAH. 1. The original name of king Zedekiah ( 2 Kings 24:17 ). 2. An Asaphite ( 1 Chronicles 9:18 ), leader of the Temple choir ( Nehemiah 11:17; Nehemiah 12:8 ), door-keeper ( Nehemiah 12:25; Nehemiah 12:35 ). 3. Mattaniah in 2 Chronicles 20:14 should probably be identified with the preceding. 4. 5. 6. 7. Four of those who had married foreign wives, Ezra 10:26 (called in Esther 9:27 Esther 9:27 Matthanias ), Esther 9:27 Esther 9:27 (called in l Esther 9:28 Othonias ), Esther 9:30 (called in Esther 9:31 Esther 9:31 Matthanias ), 1Es 9:37 (combined in 1E Esther 9:31 with the following Mattenai into Mamnitanemus ). 8. A Levite who had charge of the offerings ( Nehemiah 13:18 ). 9. A Hemanite ( 1 Chronicles 25:4; 1 Chronicles 25:18 ). 10. An Asaphite ( 2 Chronicles 29:13 ).

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Hastings, James. Entry for 'Mattaniah'. Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hdb/m/mattaniah.html. 1909.

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