Saint Matthew the Apostle

Definitions of Saint Matthew the Apostle
  1. noun
    (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
    synonyms: Levi, Matthew, Saint Matthew, St. Matthew, St. Matthew the Apostle
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    (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
    (when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
    a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
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