from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at Bible.
- Matthew, Saint First century A.D. One of the 12 Apostles and the traditionally accepted author of the first Gospel of the New Testament.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A male given name of biblical origin.
- proper n. A patronymic surname.
- proper n. Matthew the Evangelist, one of the twelve Apostles. A publican or tax-collector at Capernaum and credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Matthew.
- proper n. The Gospel of St. Matthew, the first book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the first of the four gospels, a book attributed to Matthew the Evangelist.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- proper n. Saint Matthew, a disciple of Jesus; author of the first Gospel.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. one of the Gospels in the New Testament; includes the Sermon on the Mount
- n. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
DAN WINKLER, FATHER OF MATTHEW WINKLER: We turn our immediate attention to the remembrance of our son Matthew and the care of three precious children.
DAN WINKLER, FATHER OF MATTHEW WINKLER: Now we turn our immediate attention to the remembrance of our son Matthew and the care of three precious children.
DAN WINKLER, MATTHEW WINKLER'S FATHER: We turn our immediate attention to the remembrance of our son Matthew and the care of three precious children.
FRED C. MARTINEZ, ATTORNEY FOR MATTHEW PROPP: Well, Matthew is not fighting for anything.
The card certainly appeared official enough, with its gold embossed FBI seal in the top corner, and the name Matthew Hostetler—Supervising Special Agent centered below.
Jesus in Matthew is clearly giving the same authority to Peter.
What is striking is that the name Matthew was one invariably associated with a priestly, not a kingly or royal, lineage.
“Does the name Matthew Shepard mean anything to you?”
The word Matthew interprets to mean “God with us” appears three times in two Old Testament passages.
A promise that yet there should be one sign more given them, different from any that had yet been given them, even the sign of Jonas the prophet, which in Matthew is explained as meaning the resurrection of Christ.
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