Manas'ses (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 (Re 7:6).

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

Bible concordance for MANASSEH.

3. One of the sons of Hashum (1 Esdras 9:33; comp. Ezr 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 (Jg 8:2,7; Jg 10:3; Jg 16:22-24), and was buried between Dothan and Baal-hamon. SEE JUDITH.

See also the International Standard Bible Encyclopedia.

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