Matthew vs Whithersoever - What's the difference?
As an adverb whithersoever is
to what place soever; wherever.
* (biblical abbreviations)
(en proper noun
(Gospel of Matthew
of biblical origin.
* 1771 , The Expedition of Humphry Clinker , Harper&Brothers 1836, page 231:
* 1979 , Dateline America, Harcourt Brace Jovanocich, ISBN 0151239576, page 184:
- - - - 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."
, one of the twelve Apostles. A publican or tax-collector at Capernaum and credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Matthew.
- 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.
(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.
- 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.
* Matthew principle
To what place soever; wherever.
* , Matthew 8:19
* 1926 , , (Weird Tales), 8, No.3 , 373-80.
- And a certain scribe came, and said unto him, Master, I will follow thee whithersoever thou goest.
- 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)