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Mattaniah (musician)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mattaniah the Musician
Mattaniah the Musician (מַתַּנְיָהוּ‎, mattanyahu). One of the 14 sons of the singer Heman. A musician during the time of David (1 Chr 25:4, 16).
Mattaniah, Ancestor of Jahaziel
Mattaniah, Ancestor of Jahaziel (מַתַּנְיָה‎, mattanyah). A descendant of Asaph and ancestor of the prophet Jahaziel (2 Chr 20:14).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mattaniah (Person)
MATTANIAH (PERSON) [Heb mattanyāhû (מַתַּנְיָהוּ)]. Var. BESCASPASMYS. As many as 10 people in the OT bear this name. It is composed of the Hebrew word for “gift” (mattan) and the divine name, Yahweh. Such combinations of the divine name and some form of the verb ntn “to give” are called names of thanksgiving
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mattaniah
Mattaniah. 1. Last king of Judah, whom King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon enthroned in place of his nephew, Jehoiachin; his name subsequently was changed to Zedekiah (2 Kgs 24:17), and as such he was known in the other references to him in 2 Kings, 2 Chronicles, and Jeremiah.See Zedekiah #2.2. Asaph’s
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mattaniah
3. Son of Heman; a musician in the temple choir in the time of King David (1 Ch. 25:4, 16).
Mattaniah
Mattaniah mat-ə-nī̀ə [Heb. mattanyâ, mattanyāhû—‘gift of Yahweh’; Gk. Maththanias, Mathania, Manthanias, Matthanias, etc.]; NEB also MATTANAIAH.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mattaniah
MATTANIAH1. Last king of Judah, whom King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon enthroned in place of his nephew Jehoiachin; his name subsequently was changed to Zedekiah (2 Kgs 24:17), and as such he was known in the other references to him in 2 Kings, 2 Chronicles, and Jeremiah. See Zedekiah.2. Asaph’s descendant,
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Mattaniah
Mattaniah (mat´uh-ni´uh; Heb., “the Lord’s gift”).1 A levitical musician from the sons of Heman who was appointed to the temple by David (1 Chron. 25:4).2 An Asaphite Levite who participated in Hezekiah’s reform (2 Chron. 29:13).3 The last king of Judah, renamed Zedekiah by Nebuchadnezzar, who appointed
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mattaniah
MATTANIAH1. Original name of Zedekiah (q.v.), king of Judah. His name was changed when Nebuchadnezzar put him on the throne replacing his nephew Jehoiachin. He reigned 11 years in Jerusalem and was an evil king (2 Kgs 24:17–20).2. A descendant of Asaph (1 Chr 9:15), leader of the temple choir (Neh
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mattaniah
Mattaniah (Heb. mattanyâ, mattanyāhû)A common Hebrew name (“Gift of Yah[weh]”), attested in the Lachish Letters (1:5) and in seal bullae from the time of Jeremiah (cf. also the short form Mattan without the theophoric element).1. The last king of Judah (ca. 597–596 b.c.e.), enthroned to replace
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Mattaniah
Mattaniah [mătˊə nīˊə] (Heb. mattanyâ, mattanyāhû “gift of Yahweh”).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Mattaniah
MATTANIAH (Hebrew, “gift of the Lord”) The name used for a number of individuals in the Old Testament, including several court officials and priests. The most significant figure to bear this name is King Zedekiah of Judah (597–586 b.c.). (See under Zedekiah.)
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mattaniah
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 Chron. 9:15. He was leader of the temple choir after its restoration, Neh. 11:17; 12:8, in the time of
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Mattaniah
MATTANI´AH (mat-a-nīʹa; “gift of Jehovah”).1. The original name of Zedekiah (which see), king of Judah, which was changed when Nebuchadnezzar placed him on the throne instead of his nephew Jehoiachin (2 Kings 24:17).2. A Levite singer of the family of Asaph residing at Jerusalem after the captivity
See also
Relatives
Heman Father
Jehiel Brother
Shimei Brother
Jerimoth Brother
Hanani Brother
Hananiah Brother
Uzziel Brother
Shebuel Brother
Eliathah Brother
Romamtiezer Brother
Joshbekashah Brother
Mallothi Brother
Mahazioth Brother
Bukkiah Brother
Hothir Brother
Giddalti Brother
Joel Grandfather
Roles