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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 ?
Thomas Lynde-- a meek little man whom Avonlea people called "Rachel Lynde's husband"--was sowing his late turnip seed on the hill field beyond the barn; and Matthew Cuthbert ought to have been sowing his on the big red brook field away over by Green Gables.
And yet here was Matthew Cuthbert, at half-past three on the afternoon of a busy day, placidly driving over the hollow and up the hill; moreover, he wore a white collar and his best suit of clothes, which was plain proof that he was going out of Avonlea; and he had the buggy and the sorrel mare, which betokened that he was going a considerable distance.
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.
No castle," replied Matthew, "but as neat a cottage as any within sight of the Crystal Hills.
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.
No castle,' replied Matthew, 'but as neat a cottage as any within sight of the Crystal Hills.
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.
Old Matthew Maule, in a word, was executed for the crime of witchcraft.
Sir Matthew Pupker takes the chair, and three members of Parliament are positively coming.
Just at this moment, a waiter, feverish with agitation, tore into the room, and throwing the door open with a crash, shouted 'Sir Matthew Pupker
How glad Matthew would be tomorrow if he were here," she whispered.
Matthew will never be dead to me, for I can never forget him.