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Mattattah
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mattattah, Son of Hashum
Mattattah, Descendant of Hashum (מַתַּתָּה‎, mattattah). A member of the family of Hashum in the postexilic Jewish community. Mattattah was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:33).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mattattah (Person)
MATTATTAH (PERSON) [Heb mattattâ (מַתַּתָּה)]. A son of Hashum and one of the sons of Israel who pledged to put away his foreign wife (Ezra 10:33). He is listed under the sons of Israel to distinguish his group of laymen from the sons of priests. It has been noted that the number of marital offenders
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mattattah
Mattattah. Hashum’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:33, kjv Mattathah).
Mattathah
Mattathah. kjv spelling of Mattattah, Hashum’s son, in Ezra 10:33.See Mattattah.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mattattah
Mattattah mat̀ə-tə [Heb. mattattâ—‘gift’; Gk. Mathatha, Apoc. Mattathias] (Ezr. 10:33; 1 Esd. 9:33); AV MATTATHAH, Apoc. MATTHIAS; NEB Apoc. MATTATHIAS. A son of Hashum; one of the returned exiles who divorced their foreign wives.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mattattah
MATTATTAH Hashum’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:33).
Mattathah
MATTATHAH* kjv spelling of Mattattah, Hashum’s son, in Ezra 10:33. See Mattattah.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mattathah
MATTATHAH. One of the sons of Hashum who had taken a foreign wife in the time of Ezra (Ezr 10:33).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mattattah
Mattattah (Heb. mattattâ)An Israelite required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:33).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Mattattah
Mattattah [mătˊə tə] (Heb. mattattâ “gift”). An Israelite required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:33; KJV “Mattathah”; some Hebrew manuscripts read mattiṯyâ).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mattathah
Mat´tathah (gift of Jehovah), probably a contraction of Mattathiah.1. Son of Nathan and grandson of David, in the genealogy of Christ. Luke 3:31. (b.c. after 1014.)2. An Israelite, son of Hashun, who divorced his Gentile wife after the return from Babylon. Ezr. 10:33. (b.c. 458.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Mattattah
MAT´TATTAH (matʹa-ta). An Israelite of the “sons” (inhabitants) of Hashum who put away his foreign wife after the Exile (Ezra 10:33; “Mattathah,” KJV), about 456 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Mattattah
MATTATTAH [MAT ah tah] (gift) — a son of Hashum (Ezra 10:33; Mattathah, KJV). Mattattah divorced his pagan wife after the Captivity.
Mattathah
MATTATHAH [MAT uh thah] (gift) — a descendant of King David listed in the genealogy of Jesus Christ (Luke 3:31; Mattatha, KJV, NRSV, REB, NIV). Also see Mattattah.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MATTATTAH
MATTATTAH<mat’-a-ta> (מַתַּתָּה‎ [mattattah]): the Revised Version (British and American) for “Mattathah” in the King James Version (Ezr 10:33). The same as “Mattathias” of 1 Esdras 9:33, the King James Version “Matthias” (which see).
See also
Relatives
Hashum Father
Manasseh Brother
Shimei Brother
Zabad Brother
Eliphelet Brother
Mattenai Brother
Jeremai Brother