Matthew


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Mat·thew

 (măth′yo͞o)
n.
See Table at Bible.

[Late Latin Matthaeus, from Greek Matthaios, from Hebrew Mattayyāh, gift of Yahweh : mattān, gift (from nātan, to give; see ntn in Semitic roots) + yāh, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.]

Matthew

, Saint fl. first century ad.
One of the 12 Apostles and the traditionally accepted author of the first Gospel of the New Testament.

Matthew

(ˈmæθjuː)
n
1. (Bible) Saint Matthew Levi a tax collector of Capernaum called by Christ to be one of the 12 apostles (Matthew 9:9–13; 10:3). Feast day: Sept 21 or Nov 16
2. (Bible) the first Gospel, traditionally ascribed to him

Mat•thew

(ˈmæθ yu)

n.
1. one of the four Evangelists; one of the 12 apostles.
2. the first Gospel.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Matthew - (New Testament) disciple of JesusMatthew - (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
2.Matthew - one of the Gospels in the New TestamentMatthew - one of the Gospels in the New Testament; includes the Sermon on the Mount
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
Translations
Matej
MadsMathiasMatthæus
MatthiasMatthäus
MateoMatias
MatiasMatteusMatti
MatejMatija
MátéMátyás
Matthías
Matthaeus
Matteüs
MathiasMatteus
MaciejMateusz
Mateus
Matej
Matej
MatteusMattias

Matthew

[ˈmæθjuː] NMateo

Matthew

nMatthias m; (Bibl) → Matthäus m
References in classic literature ?
He read the chapters from Saint Matthew about the birth of Christ, and as we listened, it all seemed like something that had happened lately, and near at hand.
A natural spring of soft and pleasant water--a rare treasure on the sea-girt peninsula where the Puritan settlement was made--had early induced Matthew Maule to build a hut, shaggy with thatch, at this point, although somewhat too remote from what was then the centre of the village.
These old gentlemen -- seated, like Matthew at the receipt of custom, but not very liable to be summoned thence, like him, for apostolic errands -- were Custom-House officers.
I was reading to Tom, this afternoon, that chapter in Matthew that gives an account of it, and I have been quite struck with it.
He's noan feared o' t' bench o' judges, norther Paul, nur Peter, nur John, nur Matthew, nor noan on 'em, not he
When this same Matthew was mentioned, Miss Havisham stopped me and herself, and stood looking at the speaker.
Nay, forsooth," observed Matthew, the young rustic, who sat hand in hand with his bride, "the gentleman has bethought himself of a profitable use for this bright stone.
Nay, forsooth,' observed Matthew, the young rustic, who sat hand in hand with his bride, 'the gentleman has bethought himself of a profitable use for this bright stone.
Matthew, and Lisbeth had been standing close by him for some minutes, stroking his hair, which was smoother than usual this morning, and looking down at the large page with silent wonderment at the mystery of letters.
Doesn't Matthew Arnold say that somewhere--or is it Swinburne, or Pater?
I never," she says, "George, consider Matthew Bagnet safe a minute when you're near him.
Mark--and Matthew, Luke and John, too, for all I know.