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Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Manasses

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(Μανασσῆς ), the Greek form of the name Manasseh, and, as such, applied not only to those mentioned in the O.T., but to another in the Apocrypha.

1. The son of Joseph by that name (Revelation 7:6).

2. The king of Judah (Matthew 1:10; and so in "the Prayer" thus entitled).

3. One of the sons of Hashum (1 Esdras 9:33; comp. Ezra 10:33). 4. A wealthy inhabitant of Bethuha, and husband of Judith, according to the legend. He was smitten with a sunstroke while superintending the laborers in his fields, leaving Judith a widow with great possessions (Judges 8:2; Judges 8:7; Judges 10:3; Judges 16:22-24), and was buried between Dothan and Baal-hamon. (See JUDITH).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Manasses'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/tce/m/manasses.html. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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