Matthias in the Bible
Surnamed JUSTUS Chosen as an apostle in the place of Judas
- Acts 1:15-26 And in those days Peter stood up in the midst of the disciples, and said, (the number of names together were about an hundred and twenty,) 16 Men and brethren, this scripture must needs have been fulfilled, which the Holy Ghost by the mouth of David spake before concerning Judas, which was guide to them that took Jesus. 17 For he was numbered with us, and had obtained part of this ministry. 18 Now this man purchased a field with the reward of iniquity; and falling headlong, he burst asunder in the midst, and all his bowels gushed out. ...
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for MATTHIAS.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Matthias.