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Mattanah meaning

מתנה
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🔼The name Mattanah in the Bible

The name Mattanah occurs only in one scene of the Bible. It's the name of a place that Israel passed on their way from Mount Hor — where Moses constructed the famous bronze serpent, a.k.a Nehushtan — to Moab (Numbers 21:18-19).

🔼Etymology of the name Mattanah

The name Mattanah is identical to the noun מתנה (mattana), meaning gift:

🔼Mattanah meaning

For a meaning of the name Mattanah, both Jones' Dictionary of Old Testament Proper Names and NOBSE Study Bible Name List read Gift. BDB Theological Dictionary doesn't translate this name but does confirm that it is identical to the noun מתנה (mattana), meaning gift.

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