Ma'hath (Heb. fMam'chath, מִחִת, prob. for מִחתֶּה, grasping; Sept. Μαάθ), the name of two Levites.
1. A Kohathite, son of Amasai and father of Elkanah (1Ch 6:35); apparently the same elsewhere (1Ch 6:25) called AHIMOTH SEE AHIMOTH (q.v.). B.C. cir. 1375. SEE SAMUEL.
2. Another Kohathite, one of those who cleansed the Temple in the reformation instituted by Hezekiah (2Ch 29:12), and was appointed by that king one of the subordinate overseers of the sacred revenues (2 31:13). B.C. 726.