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Manasseh (King of Judah)
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Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Manasseh, King of Judah
Manasseh, King of Judah (מְנַּשֶׂה‎, menaseh; Μανασσῆς, Manassēs), King of Judah. Son of Hezekiah who reigned ca. 687–642 bc; the longest-tenured king of Judah. Manasseh secured economic recovery for Judah after the invasion of Sennacherib in 701 bc, but he is blamed for the fall of Judah due to corrupt
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Manasseh, King of Judah
MANASSEH, KING OF JUDAH. Manasseh, son of Hezekiah, was king of Judah ca. 687–642 b.c.e. According to 2 Kgs 21:1 and 2 Chr 33:1, Manasseh came to the throne at the age of 12 and ruled for 55 years. His mother was Hephzibah. A 55-year reign is difficult to reconcile with the chronologies of preceding
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Manasseh (Person)
Manasseh (Person). 1. Firstborn son of Joseph and his Egyptian wife Asenath (Gn 41:50, 51). Manasseh, along with Ephraim his brother, visited their grandfather Jacob on his deathbed. Jacob announced that Manasseh and Ephraim were to be considered his own, not Joseph’s, sons (48:5, 6), and that Manasseh
Manasses
Manasses. 1. kjv form of Manasseh, king of Judah, in Matthew 1:10.See Manasseh (Person) #3.2. kjv form of Manasseh, one of Israel’s 12 tribes, in Revelation 7:6.See Manasseh (Person) #1; Manasseh, Tribe of.
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Manasseh
Manasseh mə-naʹsə [Heb. menaššeh—‘(God) has made (me) forget,’ menaššî; Gk. Mannassēs]; AV Apoc. and NT MANASSES; NEB Apoc. MANASSES.
Manasseh
2. The son of Hezekiah and successor to the Davidic throne in Jerusalem (2 K. 21:1–18; 2 Ch. 33:1–20; Mt. 1:10).Manasseh’s reign was the longest in the Davidic line. Including a decade of co-regency with his father, Manasseh reigned fifty-five years (696–642 b.c.). Apparently he was made king in 696/695
Manasses (giver of alms)
Manasses mə-naʹs-ēz.1. (AV Mt. 1:10; Rev. 7:6; AV, NEB, 1 Esd. 9:33; Jth. 8:2f, 7; etc.). See Manasseh.2. A person mentioned in the AV of Tob. 14:10, following Gk. B and A (Manassēs epoíēsen eleēmosýnēn, “Manasses gave alms”). The NEB follows א‎ (en tṓ̧ poiḗsai me eleēmosýnēn, “Because
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Manasseh (Person)
MANASSEH (Person)1. Firstborn son of Joseph and his Egyptian wife, Asenath (Gn 41:50–51). Manasseh, along with Ephraim his brother, visited their grandfather Jacob on his deathbed. Jacob announced that Manasseh and Ephraim were to be considered his own, not Joseph’s sons (Gn 48:5–6), and that Manasseh,
Manasses
MANASSES*1. kjv form of Manasseh, king of Judah, in Matthew 1:10. See Manasseh (Person) #3.2. kjv form of Manasseh, one of Israel’s 12 tribes, in Revelation 7:6. See Manasseh (Person) #1; Manasseh, Tribe of.
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Manasseh
MANASSEH (‘making to forget’). 1. Elder son of Joseph, born in Egypt of an Egyptian mother, *Asenath, daughter of *Potiphera, the priest of On (Gn. 41:51). Israel accepted Manasseh and Ephraim as co-equals with Reuben and Simeon, but Manasseh lost the right of firstborn (beḵôr) in favour of his younger
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Manasseh
MANASSEH Two important figures bear this name in the Old Testament.1. The son of Joseph, the grandson of Jacob, and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. Manasseh was born to Joseph and Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera the priest of On (Gen 41:50–51; 46:20). With his younger brother
The New Unger’s Bible Dictionary
Manasseh
MANAS´SEH. The fourteenth king of Judah, and other biblical personages (see article above). Manasseh was the son of King Hezekiah by his wife Hephzibah and ruled for a total of fifty-five years, from 696 to 642 b.c., (2 Kings 21:1; 2 Chron. 33:1). Of Manasseh few facts are given, although his was the
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Manasses
ManassesManasses (muh-nasʹez), the Greek form of the Hebrew Manasseh, a tribe (Rev. 7:6) and son of King Hezekiah in Jesus’ genealogy (Matt. 1:10). See also Apocrypha, Old Testament; Manasseh.
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
MANASSEH (3)
MANASSEH (3)A king of Judah, son and successor of Hezekiah; reigned 55 years (2 Ki 21:1; 2 Ch 33:1), from circa 685 onward. His was one of the few royal names not compounded with the name of Yahweh (his son Amon’s was the only other if, as an Assyrian inscription gives it, the full name of Ahaz
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Manasseh
Manasseh [Muh-nas-suh](Hebrew origin: Causing to forget)(Genesis 41:51). 17th century b.c. Manasseh, the ancestor of the tribe of Manasseh, was the firstborn son of Joseph and his wife Asenath, daughter of an Egyptian priest. His father called him Manasseh, because he said, “God had made me forget
Manasses
Manasses [Muh-nah-sehs](Hebrew origin: Causing to forget)(Matthew 1:10). 7th century b.c. Manasses is an alternative spelling for Manasseh, king of Judah, and ancestor of Jesus. (See the entry for Manasseh [2 Kings 20:21].)