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Matthat (ancestor of Jesus)
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Matthat, Son of Levi, Son of Simeon
Matthat, Son of Levi, Son of Simeon (Μαθθάτ, Maththat). An ancestor of Joseph, according to Luke’s account of Jesus’ genealogy (Luke 3:29).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Matthat (Person)
MATTHAT (PERSON) [Gk Matthat (Ματθατ)]. 1. The father of Jorim and son of Levi according to Luke’s genealogy tying Joseph, the “supposed father” of Jesus, to descent from Adam and God (Luke 3:29). (Codex B* reads Maththat, with several other variants in other texts, including D, which omits Matthat,
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Matthat
Matthat. 1. Ancestor of Jesus (Lk 3:24), perhaps the same as Matthan (Mt 1:15).2. Ancestor of Jesus (Lk 3:29).See Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Matthat
MATTHAT1. Ancestor of Jesus (Lk 3:24), perhaps the same as Matthan (Mt 1:15).2. Ancestor of Jesus (Lk 3:29).See also Genealogy of Jesus Christ.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Matthat
MATTHAT. The name of two ancestors of Jesus, one near (perhaps the grandfather of Mary, Lk 3:24), and the other remote (Lk 3:29).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Matthat
Matthat (Gk. Matthát)1. An ancestor of Jesus; according to Luke 3:24 the grandfather of Joseph (cf. Matt. 1:15, Matthan).2. A postexilic ancestor of Jesus (Luke 3:29).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Matthat
Mat´that (gift of God), a form of the name Matthan.1. Son of Levi, in the genealogy of Christ. Luke 3:29. (b.c. after 623.)2. Grandfather of the Virgin Mary. Luke 3:24.
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Matthat
MAT´THAT (mathʹat; “gift,” i.e., “of God”).1. The son of Levi and father of Eli, who was the father of the virgin Mary (Luke 3:24), before 22 b.c.2. The son of another Levi and father of Jorim (Luke 3:29).
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Matthat
Matthatgift of God. (1.) The son of Levi, and father of Heli (Luke 3:24).(2.) Son of another Levi (Luke 3:29).
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Matthat
MATTHAT [MAT that] (gift [of God]) — the name of two men in the New Testament:1. An ancestor of Jesus listed in Luke’s genealogy (Luke 3:24).2. Another ancestor of Jesus listed in Luke’s genealogy (Luke 3:29).
See also
Relatives
Levi Father
Jorim Son
Simeon Grandfather
Eliezer Grandson