Asenath


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Asenath

(ăs`ənăth), in the Bible, Poti-phera's daughter, the Egyptian wife of Joseph, mother of Manasseh and Ephraim. Her betrothal to Joseph and conversion to Judaism are the subject of Joseph and Asenath, one of the Old Testament PseudepigraphaPseudepigrapha
[Gr.,=things falsely ascribed], a collection of early Jewish and some Jewish-Christian writings composed between c.200 B.C. and c.A.D. 200, not found in the Bible or rabbinic writings.
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Delivering the Judgment High Court Judge Lady Justice Asenath Ongeri sitting in Malindi ruled that Loitiptip of Jubilee party was the validly elected senator in the August 8 elections.
In Malindi, Justice Asenath Ongeri, while sitting in Malindi, said the petition against Mr Godana lacked merit.
There it is explained that Joseph, his wife Asenath, and sons Ephraim and Menashe all gave their portions to Benjamin, so that along with his original potion he now had five portions.
COMPASSIONATE STRANGER: ASENATH NICHOLSON AND THE GREAT IRISH FAMINE
As she recalls the 1859 collapse of the Pemberton Mill in Lawrence, Massachusetts, the unnamed narrator focuses on the story of Asenath, a worker in the factory.
3E Bundy Amanda 3F Lewis Hannah 4A Hodgin Eli 4A Hodgin Sarah Vernon 4B Clendenon Hannah 4C Stanton Will (William) 4C Stanton Jennie (Jane) Davis 4D Stanton Joseph 4D Stanton Mary Hodgin 4E Hyeth Aseneth or (or Hyett) Asenath 4F Railey Mary H.
In Compassionate Stranger, we meet Vermont-born Asenath Nicholson, a battle-tested crusader against slavery, alcohol, meat eating, and other social ills of the early to mid-1800s in New York City, who boarded a three-masted schooner and sailed to Ireland as a woman in her fifties to help the poor.
Lebanon, and Asenath Clark, then a youth, (but afterward presiding Eldress of the Societies) ran from room to room, and from individual to individual, with the joyful tidings: "The gospel has opened, for a man has come
This allegorical figure was elevated onto a new level by Asenath Odaga in her novel Endless Road (1997), in which the heroine Salmari already "represents the nation" in political field.
HUMPHREYS Olwyn Asenath One year today, your memory is kept within our hearts, love and missed by Family and Friends, who raised PS700 for the RNLI in your memory.
Although censure is not the only conceivable explanation for anonymity, it makes sense also with Potiphar's wife in Genesis 39 and contrasts with many major and minor female characters who are named in Genesis: Eve (Genesis 1-4), Adah wife of Lamech (4:19-23), Zillah (4:19-23), Namah (4:19-23), Milcah (11:29, 22:20-23, 24:15-47), Sarai/Sarah (17-18, 20-21, 23-25, 49), Hagar (16, 21, 25), Rebekah (24-29, 35, 49), Keturah (25), Judith (26:34), Basemath (26:34, 36:3-17), Mahalath (28:9), Rachel (29-31, 33, 35, 46, 48), Leah (29-31, 33-35, 46, 49), Bilhah (29-30, 35, 37, 46), Zilpah (29-30, 35, 37, 46), Dinah (30, 34, 46), Adah wife of Esau (36:6-16), Oholibamah (36:2-41), Timnah (38:12-14), Mehetabel (36:39), Tamar (14, 38), and Asenath (41, 46).
The hermeneutic archetype of this is a midrash that says that the child born as a result of the incident between Dinah and Shehem, the son of Hamor the Hivvite (Genesis 34:2), was Asenath, who married Joseph (Targum Yonatan, Genesis 41:45) and gave birth to Manasseh and Ephraim (Pirkey D'Rabbi Eliezer 38).