Etymology
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Matthew

masc. proper name, introduced in England by the Normans, from Old French Mathieu, from Late Latin Matthaeus, from Greek Matthaios, contraction of Mattathias, from Hebrew Mattathyah "gift of Jehovah," from mattath "gift." Variant Matthias is from the Greek version.

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Definitions of Matthew

Matthew (n.)
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel;
Synonyms: Saint Matthew / St. Matthew / Saint Matthew the Apostle / St. Matthew the Apostle / Levi
Matthew (n.)
one of the Gospels in the New Testament; includes the Sermon on the Mount;
Synonyms: Gospel According to Matthew
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