Manasseh

[muh-nas-uh]
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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Historical Examples of manasseh

  • In the house of Manasseh, the father of Joseph, there were great rejoicings.

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

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies

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

    Manasseh

    Maurus Jokai

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

    Manasseh

    Maurus Jokai

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

    Manasseh

    Maurus Jokai


British Dictionary definitions for manasseh

Manasseh

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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