the gift of the Lord

(gift of Jehovah), the Greek form of Mattathiah. + Son of Amos, in the genealogy of Christ. (Luke 3:25) (B.C. after 406.) + Son of Semei. (Luke 3:26) + The father of the Maccabees. (B.C. 168 and previous.)

-An ancestor of Jesus Lu 3:25,26

Ibid. (1.) The son of Amos, in the genealogy of our Lord (Luke 3:25). (2.) The son of Semei, in the same genealogy (Luke 3:26).