[ 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.
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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