Mattaniah (Mat´uh-ni´uh; Heb., “Yah[weh]’s gift”)

1 A levitical musician from the sons of Heman who was appointed to the Temple by David (1Chr 25:4). 2 An Asaphite Levite who participated in Hezekiah’s reform (2Chr 29:13). 3 The last king of Judah, renamed Zedekiah by Nebuchadnezzar, who appointed him to succeed his exiled uncle (or brother). 4 A Levite, son of Mica, who returned to Jerusalem after the exile (1Chr 9:15). 5 Four postexilic Israelites who divorced their foreign wives in response to Ezra’s proclamation (Ezra 10:26; Ezra 10:27; Ezra 10:30; Ezra 10:37). 6 A name also used for other postexilic figures whose relationship to one another cannot be determined with certainty; a Levite who came back to Palestine from Babylonian exile with Zerubbabel (Neh 12:8), a guard of the gates (Neh 12:25), a priest (Neh 12:35), and the father of Zaccur (Neh 13:13).

1Chr 25:4

4Of Heman, the sons of Heman: Bukkiah, Mattaniah, Uzziel, Shebuel, and Jerimoth, Hananiah, Hanani, Eliathah, Giddalti, and Romamti-ezer, Joshbekashah, Mallothi, ... View more

2Chr 29:13

13and of the sons of Elizaphan, Shimri and Jeuel; and of the sons of Asaph, Zechariah and Mattaniah;

1Chr 9:15

15and Bakbakkar, Heresh, Galal, and Mattaniah son of Mica, son of Zichri, son of Asaph;

Ezra 10:26

26Of the descendants of Elam: Mattaniah, Zechariah, Jehiel, Abdi, Jeremoth, and Elijah.

Ezra 10:27

27Of the descendants of Zattu: Elioenai, Eliashib, Mattaniah, Jeremoth, Zabad, and Aziza.

Ezra 10:30

30Of the descendants of Pahath-moab: Adna, Chelal, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattaniah, Bezalel, Binnui, and Manasseh.

Ezra 10:37

37Mattaniah, Mattenai, and Jaasu.

Neh 12:8

8And the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, and Mattaniah, who with his associates was in charge of the songs of thanksgiving.

Neh 12:25

25Mattaniah, Bakbukiah, Obadiah, Meshullam, Talmon, and Akkub were gatekeepers standing guard at the storehouses of the gates.

Neh 12:35

35and some of the young priests with trumpets: Zechariah son of Jonathan son of Shemaiah son of Mattaniah son of Micaiah son of Zaccur son of Asaph;

Neh 13:13

13And I appointed as treasurers over the storehouses the priest Shelemiah, the scribe Zadok, and Pedaiah of the Levites, and as their assistant Hanan son of Zac ... View more

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