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Mattenai (son of Hashum)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mattenai, Son of Hashum
Mattenai, Descendant of Hashum (מַתְּנַי‎, mattenay). A member of the family of Hashum in the postexilic Jewish community. Mattenai was listed among those who agreed to Ezra’s demand to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:33).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mattenai (Person)
MATTENAI (PERSON) [Heb mattĕnay (מַתְּנַי‎)]. 1. 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
Mattenai
Mattenai. 1. Hashum’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:33).2. Bani’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:33).3. Head of Joiarib’s priestly house during the days of Joiakim the high priest in postexilic
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mattenai
1. A son of Hashum; one of the returned exiles who divorced their foreign wives (Ezr. 10:33; 1 Esd. 9:33).
Mattenai
Mattenai mat̀ə-nī [Heb. mattenay—‘gift’; Gk. Apoc. A Altannaios, B Maltannaios]; AV Apoc. ALTANEUS; NEB Apoc. ALTANNAEUS.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mattenai
MATTENAI1. Hashum’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:33).2. Bani’s son, who obeyed Ezra’s exhortation to divorce his pagan wife after the exile (Ezr 10:37).3. Head of Joiarib’s priestly house during the days of Joiakim the high priest in postexilic
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mattenai
MATTENAI1. One of the sons of Hashum who had taken a foreign wife in the days of Ezra (Ezr 10:33).2. One of the sons of Bani who likewise had taken a foreign wife in the days of Ezra (Ezr 10:37).3. A post-Exilic priest in the days of Joiakim, son of Jeshua, and representative of the house of Joiarib
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mattenai
Mattenai (Heb. mattĕnay)1. An Israelite among the sons of Hashum required to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:33).2. One of the sons of Bani who divorced his foreign wife (Ezra 10:37).3. Head of the priestly house of Joiarib at the time of the high priest Joiakim (Neh. 12:19).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mattenai
Mattena´i (gift of Jehovah), a contraction of Mattaniah.1. Two Israelites who divorced their Gentile wives after the return from the Babylonish captivity. Ezra 10:33, 37. (b.c. 459.)2. A priest, son of Joiarib, in the time of Joiakim. Neh. 12:19. (b.c. after 536.)
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Mattenai
MATTENA´I (mat-te-nī; “liberal,” probably a contraction of Mattaniah).1, 2. Israelites, one a son (or citizen) of Hashum (Ezra 10:33), and the other of Bani (10:37), who put away their foreign wives after the captivity, 456 b.c.3. A priest of the family of Joiarib, who lived in the time of Joiakim
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Mattenai
MATTENAI [mat tuh NIGH] (gift of the Lord) — the name of three men in the Old Testament:1. One of the sons of Hashum who divorced his pagan wife after the Captivity (Ezra 10:33).2. One of the sons of Bani who divorced his pagan wife after the Captivity (Ezra 10:37).3. A priest in the days of Joiakim
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MALTANNEUS
MALTANNEUS<mal-ta-ne’-us> ([Μαλτανναι̂ος, Maltannaios], Codex Vaticanus and Swete; [Ἀλτανναι̂ος, Altannaios], Codex Alexandrinus and Fritzsche - the “M” being perhaps dropped because of the final “M” in the preceding word; the King James Version Altaneus): One of the sons of Asom who put away his
MATTENAI
MATTENAI<mat-e-na’-i>, <mat’-e-ni> (מַתְּנַי‎ [mattenay], “liberal”):1. (2) Two who married foreign wives, one a son of Hashum (Ezr 10:33; in 1 Esdras 9:33 “Altanneus”); the other a son of Bani (Ezr 10:37).3. A priest in the days of Joiakim son of Jeshua (Neh 12:19), representing the
See also
Relatives
Hashum Father
Manasseh Brother
Shimei Brother
Zabad Brother
Eliphelet Brother
Mattattah Brother
Jeremai Brother