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Smith's Bible Dictionary
Zaph'nath-pa-ane'ah. A name given, by Pharaoh, to Joseph. Genesis 41:45. The rabbins interpreted Zaphnath-paaneah as Hebrew in the sense revealer of a secret. As the name must have been Egyptian, it has been explained from the Coptic as meaning the preserver of the age.
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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Zaphnathpaaneah'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​sbd/​z/zaphnathpaaneah.html. 1901.