People - Ancient Near East: Manasseh
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Manasseh in Wikipedia
Manasseh (מְנַשֵּׁה, "Menashé") is an Ancient Hebrew male name, meaning "causing to forget". Manasseh may refer to:
* Manasseh (tribal patriarch), a son of Joseph, according to the Torah
* the Tribe of Manasseh, an Israelite tribe
* Manasseh of Judah, a king of the kingdom of Judah.
* Manasseh (High Priest), the ancestor of a priest named Jonathan, mentioned in the Book of Judges as being the son of Gershom, son of Manasseh.
* The Bnei Menashe ("Children of Manasseh"), a group from northeast India who claim descent from one of the Ten Lost Tribes of Israel.
* Manasseh A Jewish-born priest who married a Samaritan and withdrew from Jerusalem to Mount Gerizim
* Menasseh or Manasseh was the name of two Khazar rulers of the Bulanid dynasty:
o Menasseh I, mid to late 9th century CE or A.D.
o Menasseh II, late 9th century CE or A.D.
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