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Maath meaning

Μααθ
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🔼The name Maath in the Bible

The name Maath occurs only once in the Bible. He was an ancestor of Christ according to the Lucan genealogy through Nathan, the son of David (Luke 3:26). Maath was the seventh generation after Zerubbabel, the leader of the great return from the Babylonian exile, and twelfth before Joseph, the father-by-law of Jesus.

🔼Etymology of the name Maath

The name Maath is obviously Hebrew, and although it does not exist as such in the Bible it's pretty safe to assume it was derived of the verb מעט (ma'at), meaning to be or become small:

🔼Maath meaning

For a meaning of the name Maath, NOBSE Study Bible Name List reads To Be Small, and Spiros Zodhiates (The Complete Wordstudy Dictionary) simply says Small.

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