matthyas

Matthias

[muh-thahy-uhs]
noun
1.
a disciple chosen to take the place of Judas Iscariot as one of the apostles. Acts 1:23–26.
2.
1557–1619, king of Hungary 1608–18; king of Bohemia 1611–17; emperor of the Holy Roman Empire 1612–19 (son of Maximilian II).
3.
Also, Matthyas. a male given name, form of Matthew.
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Matthias (məˈθaɪəs)
 
n
1.  1557--1619, Holy Roman Emperor (1612--19); king of Hungary (1608--18) and Bohemia (1611--17)
2.  New Testament Saint Matthias the disciple chosen by lot to replace Judas as one of the 12 apostles (Acts 1:15--26). Feast day: May 14 or Aug 9

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gift of God. Acts 1:23.

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