adjective see Matthean

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • matthaean — adjective see matthean * * * Matthaean /ma thēˈən/ adjective Of the evangelist St Matthew or his gospel …   Useful english dictionary

  • matthaean — mat·thae·an …   English syllables

  • Matthew, gospel of — The first book in the NT. It was widely held in the past, as by St Augustine, that Matt. was the earliest of the four gospels to be written and that the gospel of Mark was an abbreviation of it. The more usual view now is that Mark was used by… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Matthean — or Matthaean adjective Etymology: Late Latin Matthaeus Date: 1897 of, relating to, or characteristic of the evangelist Matthew or the gospel ascribed to him …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • genealogy of Jesus — Both Matthew and Luke, in different places in their gospels, record the ancestry of Jesus. Matt. 1:1–17 arranges the names into three groups divided by important historical events, from Abraham to David; Solomon to the Exile; and from the Exile… …   Dictionary of the Bible

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