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Matthan meaning

Ματθαν

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🔼The name Matthan in the Bible

The Greek name Matthan occurs only once in the Bible, but it's a transliteration of the Hebrew name מתן (Mattan), which occurs twice.

Matthan is an ancestor of Jesus the Nazarene according to the genealogy of Matthew, which traces Jesus' lineage through Solomon, son of David. According to Matthew, Matthan was the legal great-grandfather of Jesus (Matthew 1:15).

🔼Etymology of the name Matthan

The name Matthan comes from the noun מתן (mattan), meaning gift, from the verb נתן (natan) meaning to give:

🔼Matthan meaning

The name Matthan means Gift.