- Bible the elder son of Joseph: Gen. 41:52
- the tribe of Israel descended from him: Num. 1:34
- a king of Judah in the 7th cent. 2 Kings 21:1-18
- Prayer of Manasses
Origin of ManassehClassical Hebrew (language) m?na??eh, literally , causing to forget
In the Bible, the eldest son of Joseph and the forebear of one of the tribes of Israel.