- 1) (fl. ?19th-16th cent BCE)Israelite, first son of Joseph and Asenath (Genesis 41:50-51). One of the 12 tribes was named after him.2) (fl. 7th cent BCE)King of Judah (698-643 BCE), son of Hezekiah. He ascended to the throne at the age of 12 (II Kings 21:1). He revoked his father's reforms and reintroduced pagan practices. According to II Kings 21:11-17, the destruction of the Temple was due to his unrighteousness. He paid tribute to Esarhaddon and Assurbanipal of Assyria. According to II Chronicles 33:11-19 he was taken captive to Babylon.
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MANASSEH — (Heb. מְנַשֶּׁה), elder son of joseph and the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel. Manasseh was born to Joseph in Egypt by asenath , daughter of Poti Phera (Gen. 41:50–51). The name is said to be symbolic of Joseph s turn of fortune. Manasseh… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
MANASSEH — (Heb. מְנַשֶּׁה; perhaps one who causes (an earlier deceased, child) to be forgotten ), king of Judah (698–643 B.C.E.), son of hezekiah . Manasseh ascended the throne at the age of 12 and reigned for 55 years (II Kings 21:1). In those years… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
Manasseh — (מְנַשֵּׁה, Menashé ) is an ancient Hebrew male name, meaning causing to forget . Manasseh may refer to: Contents 1 People 1.1 Given name 1.2 Surname … Wikipedia
Manasseh — [mə nas′ə] n. [Heb měnaṣṣeh, lit., causing to forget] 1. Bible the elder son of Joseph: Gen. 41:52 2. the tribe of Israel descended from him: Num. 1:34 3. a king of Judah in the 7th cent. B.C. 2 Kings 21:1 18 4. PRAYER OF MANASSES … English World dictionary
Manasseh — Who makes to forget. God hath made me forget (Heb. nashshani), Gen. 41:51. 1) The elder of the two sons of Joseph. He and his brother Ephraim were afterwards adopted by Jacob as his own sons (48:1). There is an account of his marriage to a… … Easton's Bible Dictionary
Manasseh — Nick Manasseh Nick Manasseh est un DJ anglais Biographie Il apparait dans le monde du dub en 1985 au Carnaval de Notting Hill à Londres, en se produisant avec le Manasseh Sound System , qui l amène par la suite à collaborer avec des gens comme… … Wikipédia en Français
Manasseh — /meuh nas euh/, n. 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. * * * ▪ Hebrew tribe one of the 12 tribes of Israel… … Universalium
Manasseh — noun Etymology: Hebrew Mĕnashsheh Date: 1578 1. a son of Joseph and the traditional eponymous ancestor of one of the tribes of Israel 2. a king of Judah reigning in the seventh century B.C. and noted for his attempt to establish polytheism … New Collegiate Dictionary
Manasseh I — Menasseh ben Hezekiah was a Turkic Jewish ruler of the Khazars mentioned in the Khazar Correspondence. He probably reigned in the mid to late ninth century CE. He was the son of Hezekiah, the son of Obadiah. Little is known about his reign. As… … Wikipedia
Manasseh II — Menasseh ben Zebulun was a Turkic Jewish ruler of the Khazars mentioned in some extant editions of the Khazar Correspondence (but not others). In some versions he is called Moshe or Moses, but this may be a result of the degradation of the text.… … Wikipedia