Previous Next

Table of Contents

Zaphnath-pa-aneah


Zaph’nath-pa-ane’ah, a name given by Pharaoh to Joseph. Gen. 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.