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Ma•nas•sehməˈnæs ə(n.)

  1. the first son of Joseph. Gen. 41:51.

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  2. one of the 12 tribes of Israel, traditionally descended from him. Gen. 48:14–19.

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  3. a king of Judah of the 7th century b .c . II Kings 21.

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  1. Manasseh

    Manasseh or Menashe was, according to the Book of Genesis, the first son of Joseph and Asenath. Asenath was an Egyptian woman whom Pharaoh gave to Joseph as wife, and the daughter of Potipherah, a priest of On. Manasseh was born in Egypt before the arrival of the children of Israel from Canaan.

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