BASHANba'-shan (ha-bashan, "the Bashan"; Basan): This name is probably the same in meaning as the cognate Arabic bathneh, "soft, fertile land," or bathaniyeh (batanaea), "this land sown with wheat" ("wheatland").1. Boundaries:It often occurs with the article, "the Bashan," to describe the kingdom of Og, the most northerly part of the land East of the Jordan.... View Details
Gad, a tribe of Isr.
|fortune,| a Bab. god.
a son of Jacob, also his tribe and its territory, also a prophet
king of Bashan
|behold a son!| oldest son of Jacob, also his desc.
There are three famous people in the Bible named Joseph:
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Joseph, a son of Jacob/Israel
Joseph was one of 12 sons of Jacob. He was the first born son of Rachel (Gen 30:22-24). He received preferential treatment which angered his ten older brothers. His brothers faked his death to their father Jacob, and sold him to a caravan of Ishmaelite traders who were on their way to Egypt. God ga... View Details
Moses, a leader of Israel who led the Israelites out of Egypt.
Manasseh [N] [H] [S]
who makes to forget. "God hath made me forget" (Heb. nashshani), Genesis 41:51 .
The elder of the two sons of Joseph. He and his brother Ephraim were afterwards adopted by Jacob as his own sons ( 48:1 ). There is an account of his marriage to a Syrian ( 1 Chronicles 7:14 ); and the only thing afterwards recorded of him is, that his grandchildren were "... View Details