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Dictionaries :: Mattenai

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International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia


mat-e-na'-i, mat'-e-ni (mattenay, "liberal"):

(1) (2) Two who married foreign wives, one a son of Hashum (Ezr 10:33; in #/RAPC 1Es 9:33 "Altanneus"); the other a son of Bani (Ezr 10:37).

(3) A priest in the days of Joiakim son of Jeshua (Ne 12:19), representing the house of Joiarib.

Smith's Bible Dictionary


(gift of Jehovah) a contraction of Mattaniah.

(1.) Two Israelites who divorced their Gentile wives after the return from the Babylonish captivity (Ezra 10:33, 37). (B.C. 469)

(2.) A priest, son of Joiarib, in the time of Joiakim (Nehemiah 12:19). (B.C. after 536)


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