4983. Mattanyah or Mattanyahu
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Mattanyah or Mattanyahu: "gift of Yah," the last king of Judah, also a number of Isr.
Original Word: מַתַּנְיָה
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Transliteration: Mattanyah or Mattanyahu
Phonetic Spelling: (mat-tan-yaw')
Short Definition: Mattaniah

NAS Exhaustive Concordance
Word Origin
from mattan and Yah
"gift of Yah," the last king of Judah, also a number of Isr.
NASB Translation
Mattaniah (16).

מַתַּנְיָ֫הוּ, מַתַּנְיָה proper name, masculine (compare GrayProp. N. 294, No. 82); — ᵐ5 Μαθθας, Μανθανιας, Ματθανιας, etc.; —

1 מַתַּנְיָה, last king of Judah, name changed to Zedekiah 2 Kings 24:17.

2 מַתַּנְיָ֫הוּ, Levite name:

a. son of Heman 1 Chronicles 25:4.

b. Asaphite 1 Chronicles 25:16.

c. id., 2 Chronicles 29:13 (Hezekiah's time).

3 מַתַּנְיָה, Levite name:

a. Asaphite 1 Chronicles 9:15; Nehemiah 11:17,22; Nehemiah 12:8,35, perhaps = 2b, c (but much confusion and uncertainty; e.g. ׳מ is of Hezekiah's time 2 Chronicles 29:13, and 4th Generation before Nehemiah, Nehemiah 11:12; Nehemiah 12:35; while contemporary of Zerubbabel Nehemiah 12:8 and of Nehemiah Nehemiah 11:17).

b. other Levites: (1) 2 Chronicles 20:14, (2) Nehemiah 12:25, (3) Nehemiah 13:13.

4 מַתַּנְיָה, name of several who took strange wives:

a. Ezra 10:26.

b. Ezra 10:27.

c. Ezra 10:30.

d. Ezra 10:37.


Or Mattanyahuw {mat-tan-yaw'-hoo}; from mattan and Yahh; gift of Jah; Mattanjah, the name of ten Israelites -- Mattaniah.

see HEBREW mattan

see HEBREW Yahh

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