A priest of On, whose daughter Asenath became Joseph's wife (Gen. 41:45).

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  • Potipherah — was a priest of the Ancient Egypt town of On, mentioned in the Book of Genesis (41:45,50). He was the father of Asenath, who was given to Joseph as his wife by Pharaoh, and who bore Joseph two sons: Manasseh and Efraim. His name means he whom Ra… …   Wikipedia

  • Potiphar — (or Potifar) (Hebrew Name 2 |hebrew1=פּוֹטִיפַר |hebrew2=פּוֹטִיפָר |stan1=Potifar |tiber1=Pôṭîp̄ar |tiber2=Pôṭîp̄ār ; Egyptian origin: unicode|p di p rʿ ; he whom Ra gave. ) is a character in the Book of Genesis s story of Joseph. Joseph, sold… …   Wikipedia

  • Genesis 41 — 1 And it came to pass at the end of two full years, that Pharaoh dreamed: and, behold, he stood by the river. 2 And, behold, there came up out of the river seven well favoured kine and fatfleshed; and they fed in a meadow. 3 And, behold, seven… …   The King James version of the Bible

  • List of Biblical names — This is a list of names from the Bible, mainly taken from the 19th century public domain resource: : Hitchcock s New and Complete Analysis of the Holy Bible by Roswell D. Hitchcock, New York: A. J. Johnson, 1874, c1869.Each name is given with its …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph (Hebrew Bible) — Joseph or Yosef ( he. יוֹסֵ, Standard Yosef Tiberian Unicode|Yôsēp̄ , ar. يوسف, Yusuf ; He (The Lord) increases/may add ), is a major figure in the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). He was Jacob s eleventh son and Rachel s… …   Wikipedia

  • Asenath — from Guillaume Rouillé s Promptuarii Iconum Insigniorum Asenath (  / …   Wikipedia

  • Joseph and Aseneth — (alternatively spelled Asaneth) is an ancient apocryphal expansion of the Book of Genesis s account of the patriarch Joseph s marriage to Aseneth. According to Genesis 41:45, Pharaoh gives Asenath, the daughter of Potipherah (Pentephres in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Miketz — or Mikeitz (מקץ Hebrew for “at the end,” the second word and first distinctive word of the parashah) is the tenth weekly Torah portion (parashah) in the annual Jewish cycle of Torah reading. It constitutes Genesis 41:1–44:17. Jews in the Diaspora …   Wikipedia

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  • 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

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