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Mattaniah

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Mattani'ah. (gift of Jehovah).

1. The original name of Zedekiah, king of Judah, which was changed when Nebuchadnezzar placed him on the throne. 2 Kings 24:17.

2. A Levite singer of the sons of Asaph. 1 Chronicles 9:15. He was leader of the Temple choir after its restoration, Nehemiah 11:17; Nehemiah 12:8, in the time of Nehemiah, and took part in the musical service which accompanied the dedication of the wall of Jerusalem. Nehemiah 12:25; Nehemiah 12:35.

3. A descendant of Asaph, and ancestor of Jahazie, l the Levite, in the reign of Jehoshaphat. 2 Chronicles 20:14.

4. One of the sons of Elam. Ezra 10:26.

5. One of the sons of Zattu. Ezra 10:27.

6. A descendant of Pahath-moab, Ezra 10:30, and

7. One of the sons of Bani, Ezra 10:37, who all put away their foreign wives at Ezra's command.

8. A Levite, father of Zaccur and ancestor of Hanan, the under-treasurer, who had charge of the offerings for the Levites, in the time of Nehemiah. Nehemiah 13:13.

9. One of the fourteen sons of Heman, whose office it was to blow the horns in the Temple service appointed by David. 1 Chronicles 25:4; 1 Chronicles 25:16.

10. A descendant of Asaph, the Levite minstrel, who assisted in the purification of the Temple in the reign of Hezekiah. 2 Chronicles 29:13.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Mattaniah'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/sbd/m/mattaniah.html. 1901.

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