Manasseh

Manasseh

Manasseh (מְנַשֵּׁה, "Menashé") is an ancient Hebrew male name, meaning "causing to forget".[1] Manasseh may refer to:

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People

Given name

Surname

  • Carmela Menashe (born 1949), Israeli journalist
  • Samuel Menashe (1925–2011), American poet
  • Shalev Menashe (born 1982), Israeli footballer

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  1. ^ Behind the name

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  • MANASSEH — (Heb. מְנַשֶּׁה), elder son of joseph and the name of one of the 12 tribes of Israel. Manasseh was born to Joseph in Egypt by asenath , daughter of Poti Phera (Gen. 41:50–51). The name is said to be symbolic of Joseph s turn of fortune. Manasseh… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • MANASSEH — (Heb. מְנַשֶּׁה; perhaps one who causes (an earlier deceased, child) to be forgotten ), king of Judah (698–643 B.C.E.), son of hezekiah . Manasseh ascended the throne at the age of 12 and reigned for 55 years (II Kings 21:1). In those years… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Manasseh — [mə nas′ə] n. [Heb měnaṣṣeh, lit., causing to forget] 1. Bible the elder son of Joseph: Gen. 41:52 2. the tribe of Israel descended from him: Num. 1:34 3. a king of Judah in the 7th cent. B.C. 2 Kings 21:1 18 4. PRAYER OF MANASSES …   English World dictionary

  • Manasseh —    Who makes to forget. God hath made me forget (Heb. nashshani), Gen. 41:51.    1) The elder of the two sons of Joseph. He and his brother Ephraim were afterwards adopted by Jacob as his own sons (48:1). There is an account of his marriage to a… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Manasseh — Nick Manasseh Nick Manasseh est un DJ anglais Biographie Il apparait dans le monde du dub en 1985 au Carnaval de Notting Hill à Londres, en se produisant avec le Manasseh Sound System , qui l amène par la suite à collaborer avec des gens comme… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Manasseh — /meuh nas euh/, n. 1. the first son of Joseph. Gen. 41:51. 2. the tribe of Israel traditionally descended from him. Gen. 48:14 19. 3. a king of Judah of the 7th century B.C. II Kings 21. * * * ▪ Hebrew tribe       one of the 12 tribes of Israel… …   Universalium

  • Manasseh (tribal patriarch) — Manasseh or Menashe (Hebrew: מְנַשֶּׁה, Modern Menaše Tiberian Mənaššéh Samaritan Manaṯ) was, according to the Book of Genesis, the first son of Joseph and Asenath. (Genesis 41:50 52) Asenath was an …   Wikipedia

  • MANASSEH (Menasseh) BEN ISRAEL — (1604–1657), Amsterdam scholar, printer and diplomat. Manasseh, who was born a Marrano in Lisbon or La Rochelle, was baptized as Manoel Dias Soeiro. According to an unreliable document of the Portuguese Inquisition, he was born on the island of… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Manasseh Cutler — Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Massachusetts s 3rd 11th district In office March 4, 1801 – March 3, 1803 (11th) March 4, 180 …   Wikipedia

  • MANASSEH BEN (Porat) JOSEPH OF ILYA — (1767–1831), one of the forerunners of the haskalah in Lithuania and Russia. He was born in Smorgon, Lithuania, and was renowned as a child for his remarkable memory and intellectual precocity. He received a talmudic education in the home of his… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

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