Matthew vs Whithersoever - What's the difference?

matthew | whithersoever |

As an adverb whithersoever is

to what place soever; wherever.



Alternative forms

* (rare) * (biblical abbreviations)

Proper noun

(en proper noun) (Gospel of Matthew)
  • of biblical origin.
  • * 1771 , The Expedition of Humphry Clinker , Harper&Brothers 1836, page 231:
  • - - - My name is Matthew' Bramble, at your service. The truth is, I have a foolish pique at the name of ' Matthew , because it savours of those canting hypocrites, who in Cromwell's time, christened all their children by names taken from the Scripture."
  • * 1979 , Dateline America, Harcourt Brace Jovanocich, ISBN 0151239576, page 184:
  • People with incorruptible names like Matthew' are always calling people named Charles, Charlie. I wish my folks had named me ' Matthew . Matt is the worst that can be made of it.
  • , one of the twelve Apostles. A publican or tax-collector at Capernaum and credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Matthew.
  • * :
  • And as Jesus passed forth from thence, he saw a man, named Matthew , sitting at the receipt of custom: and he saith unto him, Follow me. And he arose, and followed him.
  • (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.
  • See also

    * Matthew principle




  • To what place soever; wherever.
  • * , Matthew 8:19
  • And a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.
  • * 1926 , , (Weird Tales), 8, No.3 , 373-80.
  • But again I thought of the emptiness and horror of reality, and boldly prepared to follow whithersoever I might be led.


    * (to what place soever)