Mattana, Mattenai, gifts; rains

(a gift). + The priest of Baal slain before his altars in the idol temple at Jerusalem. (2 Kings 11:18; 2 Chronicles 23:17) He probably accompanied Athalia from Samaria. + The father of Shephatiah. (Jeremiah 38:1)

-1. A priest of Baal killed in the idol’s temple at Jerusalem 2Ki 11:18; 2Ch 23:17 -2. Father of Shephatiah Jer 38:1

Gift. (1.) A priest of Baal, slain before his altar during the reformation under Jehoiada (2 Kings 11:18). (2.) The son of Eleazar, and father of Jacob, who was the father of Joseph, the husband of the Virgin Mary (Matt. 1:15). (3.) The father of Shephatiah (Jer. 38:1).