Mattan

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Mattan : gift.

  1. A priest of Baal, slain before his altar during the reformation under Jehoiada (2 Kings 11:18).
  2. The son of Eleazar, and father of Jacob, who was the father of Joseph, the husband of the Virgin Mary (Matthew 1:15).
  3. The father of Shephatiah (Jeremiah 38:1).
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