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Matthew

Picture description: Jesus called Matthew
Picture copyright: Cook Communications Ministries

bible verse

Matthew 1

meaning

It came from the Greek name Ματθαιος (Matthaios) which originated from the Hebrew name מַתִּתְיָהוּ (Mattityahu), meaning “gift of God”. Biblically, Matthew was a tax collector known as Levi before becoming one of the twelve apostles of Jesus Christ. He was the author of the Gospel of Matthew.

gender

Male

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Keywords

apostle    gift    Jesus    Levi    tax collector   

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