Matthew

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

Definition of Matthew

  1. 1 :  an apostle traditionally identified as the author of the first Gospel in the New Testament

  2. 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


First Known Use: 13th century


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