Associations to the word «Matthew»


MATTHEW, proper noun. A male given name of biblical origin.
MATTHEW, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.
MATTHEW, proper noun. 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.
MATTHEW, proper noun. (biblical) 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.
MATTHEW EFFECT, proper noun. (sociology) The phenomenon by which "the rich get richer and the poor get poorer", either in terms of literal wealth or in terms of fame, status, etc.
MATTHEW PRINCIPLE, noun. The notion that more will be given to those that already have.

Dictionary definition

MATTHEW, noun. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel.
MATTHEW, noun. One of the Gospels in the New Testament; includes the Sermon on the Mount.

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