Mattathi’as(gift of Jehovah ), the Greek form of Mattathiah.
- Son of Amos, in the genealogy of Christ. (Luke 3:25) (B.C. after 406.)
- Son of Semei. (Luke 3:26)
- The father of the Maccabees. (B.C. 168 and previous.)
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Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Mattathi’as'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary".