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Maath
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Maath, Son of Mattathias
Maath, Son of Mattathias (Μάαθ, Maath). Mentioned in the genealogy of Jesus Christ, as a descendant of Naggai (Luke 3:26).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Maath (Person)
MAATH (PERSON) [Gk Maath (Μααθ)]. The father of Naggai and son of Mattathias, according to Luke’s genealogy tying Joseph, the “supposed father” of Jesus, to descent from Adam and God (Luke 3:26). D omits Maath, substituting a genealogy adapted from Matt 1:6–15 for Luke 3:23–31. The name Maath falls within
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Maath
Maath. Ancestor of Jesus in Luke’s genealogy (3:26).See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Maath
Maath māʹəth [Gk. Maath]. An ancestor of Jesus in Luke’s genealogy (Lk. 3:26).
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Maath
MAATH Ancestor of Jesus in Luke’s genealogy (Lk 3:26). See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Maath
MAATH. The son of Mattathias and father of Nagge in the genealogy of Jesus (Lk 3:26). Since the name does not appear in any OT genealogies, it has been thought an accidental interpolation of Matthat from v. 24, but this seems an unnecessary explanation.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Maath
Maath (Gk. Máath)A postexilic ancestor of Jesus, attested only in Luke’s genealogy (Luke 3:26).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Maath
Maath [māˊăth] (Gk. Maath). A postexilic ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:26).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Maath
Ma´ath (small), son of Mattathias in the genealogy of Jesus Christ. Luke 3:26.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Maath
MA´ATH (maʹath). A person named as the son of Mattathias, and father of Naggai in the maternal ancestry of Jesus (Luke 3:26). As no such name appears in the OT genealogies, it is thought that this name has been accidentally interpolated from Matthat (v. 24).
See also
Relatives
Mattathias Father
Naggai Son
Semein Grandfather
Esli Grandson