Origin of the name MATTATHIAS.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name MATTATHIAS.
MATTATHIAS (Ματταθίας). [N.T.
Greek for Hebrew Mattattah
(q.v.), or Mattathyah
= "gifts of Jehovah"].
The son of Semein, and the father of Maath, in the ancestry of our Lord
(Luke iii. 26).
(2) The son of a certain Amos, and the father
of a certain Joseph, in the same ancestry (Luke iii. 25). (The Sunday
School Teacher's Bible Manual, Hunter, 1894)