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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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"Mi ra'ah et Menasheh?" ("Who has Seen Menashe?") in Menahem Talmi, Nahash Hakesef (The Silver Snake).
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Joining the Hathersage team's regular Formula Renault UK driver Menasheh Idafar and 2007 Winter Champion Richard Singleton at the opening day of the final official test of the pre-season, 18-year-old Dwyer was in breathtaking form as he produced a career best effort to get among the pre-season title favourites.
COOPER Tires British Formula Three International Series racer Menasheh Idafar thoroughly enjoyed his first ever experience of the world famous Autodromo di Monza in Italy during his latest test outing at the wheel of a 2010 specification Dallara-Volkswagen.
NEWLY crowned British Formula Three National Class champion Menasheh Idafar made a swift return to action at Rockingham this week by making his International Class test debut at the wheel of one of T-Sport's Volkswagen-powered Dallaras.
BAHRAIN'S Menasheh Idafar is over the moon after clinching the first car racing championship of his young career with the National Class title of the British Formula Three International Series.
BAHRAIN'S Menasheh Idafar declared himself satisfied following the second and final day of testing at Rockingham Circuit in England, ahead of the last round of this year's British Formula Three International Series.
MENASHEH Idafar moved on the verge of clinching the National Class title in this year's British Formula Three International Series.
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