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Zaphenath-Paneah; Zaphnath-Paaneah

zaf - ē´nath - pa - nē´a , zaf´nath - pā - a - nē´a ( צפנת פּענח , cāphenath pa‛ănēaḥ ; Egyptian Zoph - ent - pa - ankh ; Septuagint D, Ψονθομφανήχ , Psonthomphanḗch , "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.

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