Which of Jacob's son's names means
"happiness" in Hebrew: Asher or Manasseh?
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Asher was the son of Jacob and Zilpah; his name means
"happiness" in Hebrew. Manasseh's name means "who makes forget" in Hebrew. He
was the elder of Joseph's two sons - the other was Ephraim - both were adopted
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