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- Manasseh (tribal patriarch), a son of Joseph, grandson of Jacob
- Manasseh of Judah, king of Judah (697/696–642/641 BCE)
- Manasseh, a High Priest of Israel, the ancestor of a priest named Jonathan, mentioned in the Book of Judges as being the son of Gershom, son of Manasseh
- Manasseh, the name given by Josephus to the unnamed Jewish priest from Nehemiah 13:28, who married a Samaritan and withdrew from Jerusalem to Mount Gerizim
- Manasses of Hierges, crusader lord and constable of the Kingdom of Jerusalem.
- Manasses I (archbishop of Reims), held office from c. 1069–1080.
- Manasses II (archbishop of Reims) (died 1106), held office from 1096 to 1106
- Manassès II de Pougy (c. 1130–1190), Bishop of Troyes from 1181 to 1190
- Isaac Manasses de Pas, Marquis de Feuquieres (1590–1640), French soldier.
Jews and Israelis
- Menashe Amir (born 1940), Persian-language broadcaster on Israel Radio International
- Menashe Kadishman (1932-2015), Israeli sculptor and painter
- Menashe Klein (1924–2011), Hasidic Rebbe and posek
- Menashe Oppenheim (1905–73), Polish Jewish singer, composer, and songwriter
- The Devil Colony, throughout James Rollins' seventh Sigma Force novel, the Manasseh are referred to by Native Americans, Mormons, and other characters as exiled Israelites, "pale Indians", "white Indians", and the "14th colony", and Chapter 24 describes symbols America's Founding Fathers included in the Great Seal of the United States to memorialize the Manasseh, e.g., an olive branch and sheaf of arrows
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