Manasseh

noun
Ma·​nas·​seh | \ mə-ˈna-sə How to pronounce Manasseh (audio) \

Definition of Manasseh

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

First Known Use of Manasseh

1578, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Manasseh

Hebrew Mĕnashsheh

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“Manasseh.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Manasseh. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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