50 Before the years of famine came, two sons were born to Joseph by Asenath daughter of Potiphera, priest of On.51 Joseph named his firstborn Manasseh[a] and said, “It is because God has made me forget all my trouble and all my father’s household.”52 The second son he named Ephraim[b] and said, “It is because God has made me fruitful in the land of my suffering.”
Genesis 41:51Manasseh sounds like and may be derived from the Hebrew for forget.
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