2 Kings 24:
And the king of Babylon made Mattaniah his father's brother king in his stead, and changed his name to Zedekiah.
1 Chronicles 9:
And Bakbakkar, Heresh, and Galal, and Mattaniah the son of Micah, the son of Zichri, the son of Asaph;
1 Chronicles 25:
Of Heman: the sons of Heman; Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel, and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, and Romamtiezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, Hothir, and
1 Chronicles 25:
The ninth to Mattaniah, he
, his sons, and his brethren, were
2 Chronicles 20:
Then upon Jahaziel the son of Zechariah, the son of Benaiah, the son of Jeiel, the son of Mattaniah, a Levite of the sons of Asaph, came the Spirit of the LORD in the midst of the congregation;
2 Chronicles 29:
And of the sons of Elizaphan; Shimri, and Jeiel: and of the sons of Asaph; Zechariah, and Mattaniah:
And of the sons of Elam; Mattaniah, Zechariah, and Jehiel, and Abdi, and Jeremoth, and Eliah.
And of the sons of Zattu; Elioenai, Eliashib, Mattaniah, and Jeremoth, and Zabad, and Aziza.
And of the sons of Pahathmoab; Adna, and Chelal, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattaniah, Bezaleel, and Binnui, and Manasseh.
Mattaniah, Mattenai, and Jaasau,
And Mattaniah the son of Micha, the son of Zabdi, the son of Asaph, was
the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer: and Bakbukiah the second among his brethren, and Abda the son of Shammua, the son of Galal, the son of Jeduthun.
The overseer also of the Levites at Jerusalem was
Uzzi the son of Bani, the son of Hashabiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Micha. Of the sons of Asaph, the singers were
over the business of the house of God.
Moreover the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and
Mattaniah, which was
over the thanksgiving, he and his brethren.
Mattaniah, and Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, Akkub, were
porters keeping the ward at the thresholds of the gates.
of the priests' sons with trumpets; namely
, Zechariah the son of Jonathan, the son of Shemaiah, the son of Mattaniah, the son of Michaiah, the son of Zaccur, the son of Asaph:
And I made treasurers over the treasuries, Shelemiah the priest, and Zadok the scribe, and of the Levites, Pedaiah: and next to them was
Hanan the son of Zaccur, the son of Mattaniah: for they were counted faithful, and their office was
to distribute unto their brethren.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Gift of Jehovah.
A Levite, son of Heman, the chief of the ninth class of temple singers (1 Chronicles 25:4,16 ).
A Levite who assisted in purifying the temple at the reformation under Hezekiah (2 Chronicles 29:13 ).
The original name of Zedekiah (q.v.), the last of the kings of Judah (2 Kings 24:17 ). He was the third son of Josiah, who fell at Megiddo. He succeeded his nephew Jehoiakin.
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
("gift of Jehovah".)
1. King Zedekiah's (Jehovah's justice) original name, changed when Nebuchadnezzar put him on the throne instead of his nephew Jehoiachin (2 Kings 24:17).
2. 1 Chronicles 9:15-16, "keeper of the thresholds." Son of Micha or Michaiah (Nehemiah 11:27; Nehemiah 12:8; Nehemiah 12:28-29; Nehemiah 12:25; Nehemiah 12:35); lived in the Netophathite villages of the singers near Jerusalem. As leader of the temple choir he took part in the music at the dedication of the wall.
3. 2 Chronicles 20:14.
4. Ezra 10:26.
5. Ezra 10:26-27.
6. Ezra 10:30.
7. Ezra 10:37
8. Nehemiah 13:13.
9. 1 Chronicles 25:4-5; 1 Chronicles 25:7; 1 Chronicles 25:16.
10. 2 Chronicles 29:13.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
MATTANIAH. 1. The original name of king Zedekiah ( 2 Kings 24:17 ). 2. An Asaphite ( 1 Chronicles 9:18 ), leader of the Temple choir ( Nehemiah 11:17 ; Nehemiah 12:8 ), door-keeper ( Nehemiah 12:25 ; Nehemiah 12:35 ). 3. Mattaniah in 2 Chronicles 20:14 should probably be identified with the preceding. 4. 5. 6. 7. Four of those who had married foreign wives, Ezra 10:26 (called in Esther 9:27 Esther 9:27 Matthanias ), Esther 9:27 Esther 9:27 (called in l Esther 9:28 Othonias ), Esther 9:30 (called in Esther 9:31 Esther 9:31 Matthanias ), 1Es 9:37 (combined in 1E Esther 9:31 with the following Mattenai into Mamnitanemus ). 8. A Levite who had charge of the offerings ( Nehemiah 13:18 ). 9. A Hemanite ( 1 Chronicles 25:4 ; 1 Chronicles 25:18 ). 10. An Asaphite ( 2 Chronicles 29:13 ).
Holman Bible Dictionary
(mat tuh ni' uh) Personal name meaning “gift of Yah.” 1. Tabernacle musician-prophet in David's time (1 Chronicles 25:4 ). 2 . Ancestor of Jahaziel (2 Chronicles 20:14 ). 3 . Member of the Asaphite subclan of Levites who participated in Hezekiah's reforms (2 Chronicles 29:13 ). 4 . Original name of King Zedekiah of Judah (2 Kings 24:17 ). 5 . Asaphite among the first to return from Exile (1 Chronicles 9:15 ). 6 . Levitic leader of the Temple choir in Zerubbabel's time (Nehemiah 11:17 ,Nehemiah 11:17,11:22 ). 7 . Levitic Temple gatekeeper (Nehemiah 12:25 ). 8 . Father of the Levite Shemaiah (Nehemiah 12:35 ). 9 . Grandfather of Hanan (Nehemiah 13:13 ). 10.-13 . Four of those who returned from Exile with foreign wives (Ezra 10:26-27 ,Ezra 10:26-27,10:30 ,Ezra 10:30,10:37 ). Some of 5–13 may be identical.
The Hawker's Poor Man's Concordance And Dictionary
Or more properly Mattan-JahâGift of the Lord. A man's name, chief of the family of the Levites, 1 Chronicles 25:16.
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Morrish Bible Dictionary
1. Originalname of Zedekiah king of Judah. 2 Kings 24:17 .
2. Son of Micah, a Levite. 1 Chronicles 9:15 ; Nehemiah 11:17,22 ; Nehemiah 12:8,25,35 .
3. Son of Heman: engaged in the service of song. 1 Chronicles 25:4,16 .
4. Descendant of Asaph. 2 Chronicles 20:14 .
5. Descendant of Asaph in the time of Hezekiah. 2 Chronicles 29:13 .
6-9. Four who had married strange wives. Ezra 10:26,27,30,37 .
10. Ancestor of Hanan, who assisted Nehemiah. Nehemiah 13:13 .
- Esther 9:27 Esther 9:27 = Mattaniah
, Ezra 10:26 ; Ezr 10:2 . Esther 9:31 Esther 9:31 = Mattaniah
, Ezra 10:30
- OTHONIAS ( 1E Esther 9:28 ) = Mattaniah
in Ezra 10:27
- MAMNITANEMUS ( 1Es 9:34 ) corresponds to the two names Mattaniah
, Mattenai in Ezra 10:37 , of which it is a corruption
- Daughter of Jeremiah of Libnah, wife of king Josiah, mother of Jehoahaz and Mattaniah
or Zedekiah (2 Kings 23:31; 2 Kings 24:18)
- (Nehemiah 10:11 ) ...
The father of Mattaniah
, a Gershonite Levite and descendant of Ashaph
- (gift of Jehovah ), a contraction of Mattaniah
- A Levite, father of Mattaniah
- Two of those who had married foreign wives, Ezra 10:33 (called in 1Es 9:33 Maltanneus ), 1Es 9:37 (combined in 1Es 9:34 with the preceding Mattaniah
into Mamnitanemus )
in 2 Chronicles 20:14 should probably be identified with the preceding
The son of Mattaniah
(Nehemiah 13:13 )
- Son of Mattaniah
, a Levite
- Son of Mattaniah
, a Levite of the sons of Asaph
- ) ...
Ancestor of Mattaniah
, the conductor of the temple-choir after the return from Babylon
- He was succeeded by his uncle, Mattaniah
= Zedekiah (q
- The son of Zaccur the son of Mattaniah
, one of the four treasurers appointed by Neh
- (Nehemiah 10:26 ) ...
Son of Zaccur, son of Mattaniah
, whom Nehemiah made one of the store
- (Nehemiah 11:15 ) ...
A Levite, son of Mattaniah
- His proper name was Mattaniah
, but Nebuchadnezzar changed it to Zedekiah when raising him to the throne
- His original name was Mattaniah
; but when Nebuchadnezzar placed him on the throne as the successor to Jehoiachin he changed his name to Zedekiah
- When Nebuchadnezzar took Jerusalem, he carried Jeconiah to Babylon, with his wives, children, officers, and the best artificers in Judea, and put in his place his uncle Mattaniah
, whose name he changed to Zedekiah, and made him promise with an oath that he would maintain fidelity to him
- or Mattaniah
, was the last king of Judah before the captivity of Babylon. When Nebuchadnezzar took Jerusalem, he carried Jehoiachin to Babylon, with his wives, children, officers, and the best artificers in Judea, and put in his place his uncle Mattaniah
, whose name he changed into Zedekiah, and made him promise, with an oath, that he would continue in fidelity to him, A
- The name given by Nebuchadnezzar to Mattaniah
, son of Josiah, whom he set on the throne of Judah
- He was known also as Mattaniah
(2 Kings 23:30; 2 Kings 23:34; 2 Kings 24:17)
Simple names functioning as epithets, such as Nabal meaning “fool” and Sarah meaning “princess,” gave way to compound names factual or wishful in nature, such as Mattaniah
meaning “gift of Yahweh” and Ezekiel meaning “may God strengthen
, whose name was changed to Zedekiah, after a reign of nearly ten years, rebelled, and was punished by Nebuchadnezzar, who went up against Jerusalem and reduced the city to the horrors of famine before taking it
- Someone who guards something keeps “watch” over it: “Mattaniah
, and Bakbukiah, … were porters keeping the ward at the thresholds of the gates” (Neh
- 2 Kings 23:31 His original name was Mattaniah
, which was changed to Zedekiah by Nebuchadnezzar when he carried off his nephew Jehoiachim to Babylon and left him on the throne of Jerusalem
, the uncle of Jehoiachin, was now made king over what remained of the kingdom of Judah, under the name of Zedekiah (2 Kings 24:17 ; 2 Chronicles 36:10 )
- His name is perhaps a short form of Haggiah ( 1 Chronicles 6:30 ), as Mattenai ( Ezra 10:33 ) is of Mattaniah
( Ezra 10:26 ), and may mean ‘feast of Jâ³ [Note: Jahweh
- 11:17 refers to a choirmaster or one who conducts such singing of “praises”: “And Mattaniah
… , the son of Asaph, was the principal to begin the thanksgiving in prayer [who at the beginning was the leader of praise at prayer]
- Nebuchadnezzar also took all the vessels of gold, which Solomon made for the temple and the king's treasury, and set up Mattaniah
, Jeconiah's uncle by the father's side, whom he named Zedekiah
- In the fourth year of his uncle Zedekiah (so called by Nebuchadnezzar instead of Mattaniah
), false prophets encouraged the popular hope of the return of Jehoiachin to Jerusalem (Jeremiah 28:4)
- Originally named Mattaniah
; Nebuchadnezzar changed his name to Zedekiah when he deposed Zedekiah's nephew Jehoiachin
Nebuchadnezzar the Great
- He took, also, all the vessels of gold which Solomon made for the temple, and the king's treasury, and he set up Mattaniah
, Jehoiachin's uncle by his father's side, whom he named Zedekiah
was left as king in Jerusalem, his name being changed to Zedekiah: he reigned 11 years
The reign of Mattaniah
-Zedekiah, raised to the throne by Nebuchadrezzar, was in effect a repetition of that of his elder brother