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Manasseh

(mənăs`ē) [Heb.,=making to forget], in the Bible. 1 First son of JosephJoseph,
one of the heroes of the patriarchal narratives of the Book of Genesis. He is presented as the favored son of Jacob and Rachel, sold as a boy into slavery by his brothers, who were jealous of Joseph's dreams and of his coat of many colors given him by Jacob.
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 by his Egyptian wife, Asenath, and eponymous ancestor of one of the 12 tribes of Israel. Manasseh received land on both sides of the Jordan River. In Palestine his tribe occupied the land just S of the Vale of Jezreel; on the other side, Manasseh received land E of Gad.

2 King of JudahJudah,
in the Bible, the southern of the two kingdoms remaining after the division of the kingdom of the Jews that occurred under Rehoboam. The northern kingdom, Israel, was continually at war with Judah.
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 (c.687–642 B.C.), son and successor of HezekiahHezekiah
, in the Bible, king of Judah, son and successor of Ahaz. During his reign Sennacherib of Assyria routed (701 B.C.) the rebellious Jews, laid seige to Jerusalem, and exacted a high indemnity from them.
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. Under Manasseh, Judah reached a low point of moral and spiritual degradation. The Jewish Prayer of Manasseh, included in the Old Testament ApocryphaApocrypha
[Gr.,=hidden things], term signifying a collection of early Jewish writings excluded from the canon of the Hebrew scriptures. It is not clear why the term was chosen.
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 of the Authorized Version and the New Revised Standard Version, is a penitential psalm, purporting to be the king's prayer in captivity.

Manasseh

idolatrously and murderously leads Jerusalem astray. [O.T.: II Kings 21:2–4, 9]

Manasseh

Old Testament
1. the elder son of Joseph (Genesis 41:51)
2. the Israelite tribe descended from him
3. the territory of this tribe, in the upper Jordan valley
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However, they maintained that they were not going to do so, for they trusted that their source, Manasseh Azure, did the right thing, which is a reflection of what is on the ground, and appealed to the NMC to dismiss the complaint filed by the Minister.
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Among the topics are 1-2 Kingdoms (1-2 Samuel) and 3-4 Kingdoms (1-2 Kings), Esther and additions to Esther, Prayer of Manasseh (Odes 12), Sirach (Ecclesiasticus), the minor prophets, Epistle of Jeremiah, and Daniel (Old Greek and Theodotian) and the additions to Daniel.
"Honorable Manasseh Magok Rundial, the Speaker of South Sudan National Assembly to relieve Honorable Timothy Taban Joch from South Sudan National Assembly effective and backdated April 2014 after assuming the Akobo Commissionership position corrupting the assembly," reads the letter.
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The Minority decries the current situation where journalists such as Manasseh Azuri Awuni and Edward Adeti are on the run due to threats on their lives just because they did stories critical of the Akufo-Addo Government.
CONFRONTATIONVictim Manasseh Omarami, a 41-year-old who had been teaching at Guu Secondary School, was attacked on Wednesday night at Heraremo Bar near Nyamaroke market in Koguta.Mr Omarami and his friends, Steve Ondong'a and Johnson Alai, had engaged in a confrontation with the students.
Earlier, the Director of Health and Biomedical Science in the ministry, Dr Manasseh Gwaza, said that the workshop was organised to sensitise staff of the ministry on the importance and benefits of adequate nutrition to health, improved well-being and productivity.