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Smith's Bible Dictionary

Mattathi’as

(gift of Jehovah ), the Greek form of Mattathiah.

  1. Son of Amos, in the genealogy of Christ. (Luke 3:25) (B.C. after 406.)
  2. Son of Semei. (Luke 3:26)
  3. 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".
<http://classic.studylight.org/dic/sbd/view.cgi?number=T2870>. 1901.