Matthew

noun Mat·thew \ ˈma-(ˌ)thyü also -(ˌ)thü \

Definition of Matthew

1 : an apostle traditionally identified as the author of the first Gospel in the New Testament
2 : the first Gospel in the New Testament — see Bible Table

Origin and Etymology of matthew

French Mathieu, from Late Latin Matthaeus, from Greek Matthaios, from Hebrew Mattithyāh


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