What does Matthew mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Matthew, Saint Matthew, St. Matthew, Saint Matthew the Apostle, St. Matthew the Apostle, Levi(noun)

    (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel

  2. Matthew, Gospel According to Matthew(noun)

    one of the Gospels in the New Testament; includes the Sermon on the Mount


  1. Matthew(ProperNoun)

    of biblical origin.

  2. Matthew(ProperNoun)

    Matthew the Evangelist, one of the twelve disciples. A publican or tax-collector at Capernaum and credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Matthew.

  3. Matthew(ProperNoun)

    The Gospel of St. Matthew, the first book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the first of the four gospels, a book attributed to Matthew the Evangelist.

  4. Origin: From earlier Matheu, from Matthaeus, from Ματθαῖος, from מתתיהו, מתיתיהו, meaning "gift of the Lord; gift of Yahweh; gift of Jehovah".

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Matthew

    a publican, by the Sea of Tiberias, who being called became a disciple and eventually an apostle of Christ; generally represented in Christian art as an old man with a large flowing beard, often occupied in writing his gospel, with an angel standing by.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Matthew' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3858

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Matthew' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2594

How to pronounce Matthew?

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How to say Matthew in sign language?

  1. matthew


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Matthew in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Matthew in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Matthew in a Sentence

  1. Jay Leiderman:

    Ultimately we just hope Matthew is OK.

  2. Robert Sullivan:

    Matthew asked me, 'Is my mom going to lose her legs?' it's just hard thing to answer.

  3. Fulton John Sheen:

    I feel it is time that I also pay tribute to my four writers, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.

  4. Thom Tillis:

    We are still recovering from Hurricane Matthew, i think this storm will produce a greater impact.

  5. Arthur Brooks:

    Jesus, in the Gospel of Matthew, didn't say 'tolerate your enemies.' He said 'love your enemies,'.

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