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  1. the wife of Joseph and the mother of Manasseh and Ephraim. Gen. 41:45; 46:20.
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Also Douay Bible, As·e·neth [as-uh-neth] /ˈæs əˌnɛθ/.
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Examples from the Web for asenath

Historical Examples

  • Asenath felt that it would be impossible for her to meet Richard Hilton there.

    Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home

    Bayard Taylor

  • Asenath was now a woman of thirty-five, and suitors had ceased to approach her.

  • Asenath could not thus leave her lost lover, in his despairing grief.

  • Miss Asenath, however, said nothing to anybody about her knowledge.

    The Heart of Arethusa

    Francis Barton Fox

  • Miss Asenath had not resented it when that first Timothy Jarvis had married.

    The Heart of Arethusa

    Francis Barton Fox