Mattan @ gift. (1.) A priest of Baal, slain before his altar during the reformation under Jehoiada ( 2Kings: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).
Mattanah @ a gift, a station of the Israelites Numbers:21:18-19) between the desert and the borders of Moab, in the Wady Waleh.
Mattaniah @ gift of Jehovah. (1.) A Levite, son of Heman, the chief of the ninth class of temple singers ( 1Chronicles:25:41Chronicles:25:16). (2.) A Levite who assisted in purifying the temple at the reformation under Hezekiah ( 2Chronicals:29:13). (3.) The original name of Zedekiah (q.v.), the last of the kings of Judah ( 2Kings:24:17). He was the third son of Josiah, who fell at Megiddo. He succeeded his nephew Jehoiakin.