gift. (1.) A priest of Baal, slain before his altar during the reformation under Jehoiada (2 Kings 11:18). (2.) The son of Eleazar, and father of Jacob, who was the father of Joseph, the husband of the Virgin Mary (Matt. 1:15). (3.) The father of Shephatiah (Jer. 38:1).
They slew mattan, Athaliah's Baal-priest, before the altars of his god.
One of the largest diamonds known (weight 367 carats) was found in Borneo about a century ago, and belongs to the Rajah of mattan.
The largest diamond hitherto known was found in the island of Borneo, and it is now in the possession of the Rajah of mattan.
With Matgen, or mattan, whichever be the true form of the name, the internal history of Tyre becomes interesting.