[ muh-nas-uh ]
/ məˈnæs ə /
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the first son of Joseph. Genesis 41:51.
the tribe of Israel traditionally descended from him. Genesis 48:14–19.
a king of Judah of the 7th century b.c. 2 Kings 21.
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How to use Manasseh in a sentence
“I kept texting them that something was going to happen,” Manasseh says.
It was nearly as large as all the rest together, although in the time of Moses the tribe of Manasseh had become more numerous.Beacon Lights of History, Volume II|John Lord
And Manasseh, the wicked son of a pious father, also followed the same horrible practice (2 Kings xxi:6).
And by the border of Manasseh, from the east side unto the west side, a portion for Ephraim.
It is even possible that Assur-bani-pal himself was the sovereign against whom Manasseh rebelled and before whom he was brought.Early Israel and the Surrounding Nations|Archibald Sayce
In the long reign of his son Manasseh later writers saw the deathblow to the Judaean kingdom.
British Dictionary definitions for Manasseh
/ (məˈnæsɪ) /
noun Old Testament
the elder son of Joseph (Genesis 41:51)
the Israelite tribe descended from him
the territory of this tribe, in the upper Jordan valley
Douay spelling: Manases (məˈnæsiːz)
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