Asenath



the wife of Joseph and the mother of Manasseh and Ephraim. Gen. 41:45; 46:20.
Historical Examples

That son—that husband, Asenath, is myself—not as you now behold me, but restored to the first energy of youth.
The Dynamiter Robert Louis Stevenson

Miss Asenath had not resented it when that first Timothy Jarvis had married.
The Heart of Arethusa Francis Barton Fox

It rose into the nostrils of Asenath and overcame her senses.
Edmund Dulac’s Picture-Book for the French Red Cross Edmund Dulac

Miss Asenath closed her eyes and gave herself over to dreaming.
The Heart of Arethusa Francis Barton Fox

Asenath almost ceased to breathe, in the intensity with which she gazed and listened.
Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home Bayard Taylor

Pharaoh gave him as a wife Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera.
The Children’s Bible Henry A. Sherman

Asenath Scherman with her light step came in and stood beside her.
The Other Girls Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney

Asenath was now a woman of thirty-five, and suitors had ceased to approach her.
Beauty and The Beast, and Tales From Home Bayard Taylor

His ancestress Asenath, the wife of Joseph, had been an Egyptian and he had boasted of the fact.
Joshua, Complete Georg Ebers

You have a spirit, Asenath, that it pleases me to recognise.
The Dynamiter Robert Louis Stevenson

an Egyptian name, meaning “gift of the sun-god”, daughter of Potipherah, priest of On or Heliopolis, wife of Joseph (Gen. 41:45). She was the mother of Manasseh and Ephraim (50-52; 46:20).

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