Mattan
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Hitchcock's Bible Names Dictionary
Mattan

Mattana, Mattenai, gifts; rains

Smith's Bible Dictionary
Mattan

(a gift).

  1. The priest of Baal slain before his altars in the idol temple at Jerusalem. (2 Kings 11:18; 2 Chronicles 23:17) He probably accompanied Athalia from Samaria.
  2. The father of Shephatiah. (Jeremiah 38:1)
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Gift.

(1.) A priest of Baal, slain before his altar during the reformation under Jehoiada (2 Kings 11:18).

(2.) The son of Eleazar, and father of Jacob, who was the father of Joseph, the husband of the Virgin Mary (Matthew 1:15).

(3.) The father of Shephatiah (Jeremiah 38:1).

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MATTAN

mat'-an (mattan, "a gift"):

(1) A priest in the house of Baal, slain by Jehoiada before Baal's altar (2 Kings 11:18 2 Chronicles 23:17).

(2) The father of Shephatiah a contemporary and persecutor of Jeremiah (Jeremiah 38:1), one of those who put Jeremiah into Malechiah's dungeon (38:6).

Greek
3157. Matthan -- Matthan, an Israelite
... Word Origin of Hebrew origin Mattan Definition Matthan, an Isr. ... Of Hebrew origin
(Mattan); Matthan (ie Mattan), an Israelite -- Matthan. see HEBREW Mattan. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
4977. Mattan -- a priest of Baal, also a man of Judah
... 4976, 4977. Mattan. 4978 . a priest of Baal, also a man of Judah. Transliteration:
Mattan Phonetic Spelling: (mat-tawn') Short Definition: Mattan. ...
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4976. mattan -- a gift
... 4975, 4976. mattan. 4977 . a gift. Transliteration: mattan Phonetic Spelling:
(mat-tawn') Short Definition: gift. ... 4975, 4976. mattan. 4977 . Strong's Numbers
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4982. Mattenay -- an Israelite priest, also two Israelites
... NASB Word Usage Mattenai (3). Mattenai. From mattan; liberal; Mattenai, the name
of three Israelites -- Mattenai. see HEBREW mattan. 4981, 4982. ...
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4991. mattath -- a gift
... 1). gift. Feminine of mattan abbreviated form; a present -- gift. see HEBREW
mattan. 4990, 4991. mattath. 4992 . Strong's Numbers.
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4979. mattanah -- a gift
... Word Origin fem. of mattan Definition a gift NASB Word Usage bestowed (1), bribe
(1), bribes (1), gift (3), gifts (10), give (1). gift. ... see HEBREW mattan. ...
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4983. Mattanyah -- "gift of Yah," the last king of Judah, also a ...
... Word Origin from mattan and Yah Definition "gift of Yah," the last king of Judah,
also a number of Isr. NASB Word Usage Mattaniah (16). ... see HEBREW mattan. ...
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4980. Mattanah -- a place East of the Jordan
... Definition: Mattanah. Word Origin fem. of mattan Definition a place E. of
the Jordan NASB Word Usage Mattanah (2). Mattanah. The same ...
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Library

How Athaliah Reigned Over Jerusalem for Five [Six] Years when ...
... Athaliah and her husband Jehoram had built, to the dishonor of the God of their
fathers, and to the honor of Ahab, and demolished it, and slew Mattan, that had ...
/.../josephus/the antiquities of the jews/chapter 7 how athaliah reigned.htm

Chapter xxxiv
... móhar, here, no doubt, actually the purchase price paid to parents for their daughter,
though Israelites never bought wives) and "gift" (mattan, the wedding ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/leupold/exposition of genesis volume 1/chapter xxxiv.htm

The Siege. (xxi, xxxii-xxxiv, xxxvii, xxxviii. )
... XXXVIII.1. And Shephatiah, Mattan's son, Gedaliah Pashhur's son, Jucal Shelamiah's
son, and Pashhur Malchiah's son,(587) heard the words Jeremiah was speaking ...
//christianbookshelf.org/smith/jeremiah/3 the siege xxi xxxii-xxxiv.htm

The Fall of the House of Ahab
... the people of the land went into the house of Baal, and brake it down; his altars
and his images brake they in pieces thoroughly, and slew Mattan the priest of ...
/.../white/the story of prophets and kings/chapter 16 the fall of.htm

The Assyrian Revival and the Struggle for Syria
History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 7. <. ...
/.../chapter ithe assyrian revival and.htm

Thesaurus
Mattan (3 Occurrences)
...MATTAN. mat'-an (mattan, "a gift"): (1) A priest in the house of Baal, slain by
Jehoiada before Baal's altar (2 Kings 11:18 2 Chronicles 23:17). ...
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Smashed (22 Occurrences)
... the people of the land went to the house of Baal, and broke it down; his altars
and his images broke they in pieces thoroughly, and killed Mattan the priest of ...
/s/smashed.htm - 13k

Shephatiah (13 Occurrences)
... (8) A Perezzite (Judahite), some of whose descendants dwelt at Jerusalem in the
time of Nehemiah (Nehemiah 11:4). (9) A son of Mattan, a contemporary of ...
/s/shephatiah.htm - 12k

Altars (55 Occurrences)
... the people of the land went to the house of Baal, and broke it down; his altars
and his images broke they in pieces thoroughly, and killed Mattan the priest of ...
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Ba'al (55 Occurrences)
... the people of the land went to the house of Baal, and broke it down; his altars
and his images broke they in pieces thoroughly, and killed Mattan the priest of ...
/b/ba'al.htm - 22k

Pulled (84 Occurrences)
... 11:18 Then all the people of the land went to the house of Baal and had it pulled
down: its altars and images were all broken to bits, and Mattan, the priest ...
/p/pulled.htm - 33k

Tore (59 Occurrences)
... 11:18 And all the people of the land go in to the house of Baal, and break it down,
its altars and its images they have thoroughly broken, and Mattan priest of ...
/t/tore.htm - 25k

Tyre (59 Occurrences)
... He reigned 32 years, and was followed by Badezor and Mattan, who gave his daughter,
Elissa (Dido), in marriage to her uncle Sicharbas and transferred the ...
/t/tyre.htm - 45k

Brake (80 Occurrences)
... the people of the land went into the house of Baal, and brake it down; his altars
and his images brake they in pieces thoroughly, and slew Mattan the priest of ...
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Jehoiada (51 Occurrences)
... and the people enter into a solemn covenant to be Yahweh's people, and the result
is the destruction of the temple of Baal, and the death of Mattan, its priest ...
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Concordance
Mattan (3 Occurrences)

2 Kings 11:18
All the people of the land went to the house of Baal, and broke it down; his altars and his images broke they in pieces thoroughly, and killed Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars. The priest appointed officers over the house of Yahweh.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

2 Chronicles 23:17
All the people went to the house of Baal, and broke it down, and broke his altars and his images in pieces, and killed Mattan the priest of Baal before the altars.
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Jeremiah 38:1
Shephatiah the son of Mattan, and Gedaliah the son of Pashhur, and Jucal the son of Shelemiah, and Pashhur the son of Malchijah, heard the words that Jeremiah spoke to all the people, saying,
(WEB KJV JPS ASV BBE DBY WBS YLT NAS RSV NIV)

Subtopics

Mattan

Mattan: A Priest of Baal Killed in the Idol's Temple at Jerusalem

Mattan: Father of Shephatiah

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