Asenath, Daughter of Potiphera
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Also spelled “Aseneth.” Wife of Joseph, and mother of Ephraim and Manasseh (Gen 41:45, 50; 46:20). Daughter of the Egyptian priest of On. For information on legends surrounding Asenath, see this article: Joseph and Aseneth.
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ASENATH (PERSON) [Heb ʾāsĕnat (אָסְנַת)]. Egyptian daughter of Potiphera, priest of On, given by Pharaoh to the patriarch Joseph as wife, and mother of his sons Manasseh and Ephraim (Gen 41:45, 50–52; 46:20). While the Hebrew Bible simply identifies Asenath as Joseph’s Egyptian wife and mother of his
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ASENATH. Daughter of ‘Potiphera priest of On’ in Egypt, given in marriage to Joseph by Pharaoh (Gn. 41:45) and so mother of Manasseh and Ephraim (Gn. 41:50–52; 46:20). The name Asenath (Heb. ’āsenaṯ) is good Egyptian, of the pattern ’I(w).s-n-X, ‘she belongs to X’, X being a deity or parent, or a pronoun
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Asenath [ăsˊə năth] (Heb. ˒asenaṯ; Egyp. ns-nt or ˒ws-n-n[j]t “belonging to [or the servant of][the goddess] Neith”). The daughter of Potiphera the priest of On, who became the wife of the Israelite Joseph (Gen. 41:45). Out of this union, which the Old Testament does not condemn, came two children:
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