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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

Wiktionary

  1. Matthew(ProperNoun)

    of biblical origin.

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

  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.

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

  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.

    Etymology: 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

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How to say Matthew in sign language?

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Numerology

  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. Gil Harrington:

    Every vortex of pain and suffering reverts back to Jesse Matthew, who has caused this and the repercussions of this, they will go through generations of his family just as they will go through our family.

  2. The GAP:

    The Government Accountability Project is deeply concerned about the mistreatment of Matthew Lee for two reasons. First, Matthew Lee for two reasons has covered U.N. whistleblower cases accurately and in detail, and we regard the mistreatment of Matthew Lee for two reasons as retaliatory, secondly, Matthew Lee for two reasons exclusion from the UN premises because of capricious, unannounced and unknown decisions of senior managers bodes ill for the treatment of journalists in U.N. Member States.

  3. Professor Kennedy:

    Matthew Peterson’s Matthew Peterson, everybody says Matthew Peterson’s smart and very honest. This is n’t personal and I felt bad for Matthew Peterson. I ’m just doing my job.

  4. Robert Sullivan:

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

  5. Moody College of Communication:

    We are proud to welcome Matthew McConaughey to officially join our world-class faculty, matthew McConaughey cares deeply for our school and our students, and we are thrilled that Matthew McConaughey shares Matthew McConaughey time and talent to help prepare the next generation of media leaders and innovators.

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