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Manasseh

[muh-nas-uh] /məˈnæs ə/
noun
1.
the first son of Joseph. Gen. 41:51.
2.
the tribe of Israel traditionally descended from him. Gen. 48:14–19.
3.
a king of Judah of the 7th century b.c. II Kings 21.
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  • In the house of Manasseh, the father of Joseph, there were great rejoicings.

  • Manasseh, Hezekiah's successor, pursued the opposite policy.

    History of Religion

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  • "That place is already engaged, sir," said Manasseh, quietly.

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  • "The Palazzo Cagliari," remarked Manasseh, but without any significant emphasis.

    Manasseh Maurus Jokai
  • When Manasseh returned with the French ladies he sought the lawyer.

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  • "That conception of the Judgment is one that I cannot entertain," returned Manasseh.

    Manasseh Maurus Jokai
  • "I assure you, I have never written you a letter," declared Manasseh.

    Manasseh Maurus Jokai
  • It's no use your talking, Manasseh; you've been away from home.

    Manasseh Maurus Jokai
  • "We can't agree on what guests to invite to our wedding," was Manasseh's ready reply.

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  • My brothers swore to kill the man wherever they found him,—all but Manasseh.

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British Dictionary definitions for Manasseh

Manasseh

/məˈnæsɪ/
noun (Old Testament)
1.
the elder son of Joseph (Genesis 41:51)
2.
the Israelite tribe descended from him
3.
the territory of this tribe, in the upper Jordan valley
Douay spelling Manases (məˈnæsiːz)
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