Mat'tenai (Heb. Mattenay', מִתּנִי, prob. contracted for Mattaniah; Sept. Μαθθαναϊv, Ματθαναϊv, the name of three men after the exile.

1. An Israelite of the "sons" (citizens) of Hashun, who divorced his Gentile wife after the return from Babylon (Ezr 10:33). B.C. 459.

2. Another Israelite of the "sons" (or inhabitants) of Bani, who did the same (Ezr 10:37). B.C. 459.

Bible concordance for MATTENAI.

3. A priest, "son" (descendant or representative) of Joiarib, among those last registered in the Old Test. (Ne 12:19). B.C. post 536.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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