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Matthan
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Matthan, Son of Eleazar
Matthan, Son of Eleazar (Ματθάν, Matthan). The grandfather of Joseph, Mary’s husband, according to Matthew (Matt 1:15). In Luke, his name is given as Matthat (Luke 3:24).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Matthan (Person)
MATTHAN (PERSON) [Gk Matthan (Ματθαν)]. The son of Eleazar and father of Jacob according to Matthew’s genealogy tying Joseph, the husband of Mary, to the house of David and Solomon (Matt 1:15). Codices B* and D read Maththan. The name Matthan appears as Mattan (Heb matān) in 2 Chr 23:17 (LXX Matthan
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Matthan
Matthan. Ancestor of Jesus (Mt 1:15); perhaps identifiable with Matthat in Luke 3:24.See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Matthan
Matthan math̀an [Gk. Matthan; cf. Heb. mattān (see Mattan)]. An ancestor of Jesus; grandfather of Joseph the husband of Mary (Mt. 1:15); given as Matthat in Luke’s genealogy.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Matthan
MATTHAN Ancestor of Jesus (Mt 1:15); perhaps identifiable with Matthat in Luke 3:24. See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Matthan
MATTHAN. A legal ancestor of Jesus through Joseph (Mt 1:15), perhaps the grandfather of Joseph.
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Matthan
Matthan (Gk. Matthán)A postexilic ancestor of Jesus; grandfather of Joseph (Matt. 1:15; cf. Matthat at Luke 3:24).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Matthan
Matthan [măthˊăn] (Gk. Matthan, from Heb. mattān “gift”). A postexilic ancestor of Jesus; grandfather of Joseph (Matt. 1:15; cf. Matthat at Luke 3:24).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Matthan
Mat´than (gift), grandfather of Joseph the husband of the Virgin Mary. Matt. 1:15.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Matthan
MAT´THAN (mathʹan). The son of Eleazar and father of Jacob, which last was father of Joseph, “the husband of Mary” (Matt. 1:15–16), considerably before 40 b.c.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Matthan
MATTHAN [MAT than] (gift [of God]) — the grandfather of Joseph listed in Matthew’s genealogy of Jesus Christ (Matt. 1:15).
See also
Relatives
Eleazar Father
Jacob Son
Joseph Grandson
Eliud Grandfather