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Zaphenath-Paneah, Zaphnath-Paaneah

ZAPHENATH-PANEAH, ZAPHNATH-PAANEAH

zaf-e'-nath-pa-ne'-a, zaf'-nath-pa-a-ne'a (tsaphenath pa`aneach; Egyptian Zoph-ent-pa-ankh; Septuagint D, Psonthomphantch, "the one who furnishes the nourishment of life," i.e. the chief steward of the realm):

The name given Joseph by the Egyptian king by whom he was promoted, probably the Hyksos king Aphophis (Genesis 41:45).

See JOSEPH.


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Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'ZAPHENATH-PANEAH, ZAPHNATH-PAANEAH'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.