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Mattithiah (musician for the ark)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Mattithiah, Son of Jeduthun
Mattithiah, Son of Jeduthun (מַתִּתְיָהוּ‎, mattithyahu). A Levitical musician who played when the ark was brought to Jerusalem (1 Chr 25:3, 21). He may be the same Mattithiah listed elsewhere in 1 Chr among the musicians from the time of David (1 Chr 15:18, 21; 16:5).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Mattithiah (Person)
MATTITHIAH (PERSON) [Heb mattityâ (מַתִּתְיָה‎), mattityāhû (מַתִּתְיָהוּ)]. Var. MATTATHIAH. 1. A Levite and son of Jeduthun (1 Chr 25:3) who played musical instruments before the ark during the time of David. Given the Chronicler’s extreme interest in the installation of temple musicians (Braun 1
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Mattithiah
Mattithiah. 1. Levite and Shallum’s first-born son, who was in charge of making the baked cakes that accompanied the offerings in the temple (1 Chr 9:31).2. Musician appointed by the Levites to play the lyre, along with five others, when the ark was brought to Jerusalem in David’s time (1 Chr 15:18,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Mattithiah
Mattithiah mat-ə-thīʹə [Heb. mattiṯyâ, mattiṯyāhû—‘gift of Yahweh’].1. Son of Jeduthun (1 Ch. 25:3); a Levitical temple musician appointed in David’s time to play the lyre before the ark (15:18, 21; 16:5; 25:21).2. First son of Shallum; a Korahite Levite in charge of making flat cakes for the
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Mattithiah
MATTITHIAH1. Levite and Shallum’s firstborn son, who was in charge of making the baked cakes that accompanied the offerings in the temple (1 Chr 9:31).2. Musician appointed by the Levites to play the lyre, along with five others, when the ark was brought to Jerusalem in David’s time (1 Chr 15:18, 21;
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Mattithiah
Mattithiah (mat´uh-thi´uh; Heb., “gift of the Lord”).1 A Levite who was in charge of baked goods in the temple (1 Chron. 9:31).2 A gatekeeper from the Merari group of Levites during the reign of King David (1 Chron. 15:18).3 A levitical musician during the time of David (1 Chron. 15:21); he is probably
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Mattithiah
MATTITHIAH1. A Levite, son of Shallum of the family of Korah, responsible for offerings “baked in pans” (1 Chr 9:31).2. A Levite, appointed doorkeeper in the time of David, who was also a musician, playing before the ark and in the tabernacle (1 Chr 15:18, 21; 16:5). Probably the same as the son of
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Mattithiah
Mattithiah (Heb. mattiṯyâ, mattiṯyāhû)1. A Korahite Levite who after the Exile ministered in the temple as a baker of cakes for liturgical services (1 Chr. 9:31); the first son of Shallum.2. A levitical gatekeeper during the reign of David (1 Chr. 15:18); the son of Jeduthun (25:3). A temple musician
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Mattithiah
Mattithiah [mătˊə thīˊə] (Heb. mattiṯyâ, mattityāhû “gift of Yahweh”).
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Mattithiah
Mattithi´ah (gift of God).1. A Levite who presided over the offerings made in the pans. 1 Chron. 9:31; comp. Lev. 6:20 (12), etc.2. One of the Levites appointed by David to minister before the ark in the musical service, 1 Chron. 16:5, “with harps upon Sheminith,” comp. 1 Chron. 15:21, to lead the
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Matthithiah
MATTHITHI´AH (mat-i-thīʹa; “gift of Jehovah”).1. A Levite, the eldest son of Shallum the Korahite, who had charge of the baked offerings, “things which were baked in pans” (1 Chron. 9:31), probably after the Exile, about 445 b.c.2. One of the sons of Jeduthun, a Levite appointed chief of the fourteenth
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Mattithiah
Mattithiahgift of Jehovah. (1.) One of the sons of Jeduthun (1 Chr. 25:3, 21).(2.) The eldest son of Shallum, of the family of Korah (1 Chr. 9:31).(3.) One who stood by Ezra while reading the law (Neh. 8:4).(4.) The son of Amos, and father of Joseph, in the genealogy of our Lord (Luke 3:25).
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Relatives
Jeduthun Father
Obededom Brother
Shemaiah Brother
Uzziel Brother
Gedaliah Brother
Shimei Brother
Jeshaiah Brother
Galal Brother
Izri Brother
Shemaiah Nephew
Shammua Nephew
Issachar Nephew
Nethanel Nephew
Joah Nephew
Jehozabad Nephew
Sachar Nephew
Peullethai Nephew
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