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When Joseph uses an interpreter in Genesis 42:23, some say the interpreter was his son Manasseh (Gen. Rabbah 91:8, Targum Jonathan, Targum Yerushalmi), but Torah doesn't say so.
The Torah doesn't give the name of Joseph's overseer either, but does anyone say who the overseer of Joseph's house was?
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asked Jan 1, 2017 at 12:42
Genesis 43, 16:
And when Joseph saw Benjamin with them, he said to the ruler of his house, Bring these men home, and slaughter a beast, and make ready; for these men shall dine with me at noon.
לִמְנַשֶׁה דִמְמַנָא אַפִּיטְרוֹפּוֹס עַל בֵּיתֵיהּ
to Manasseh, the overseer of the house.
--> This was also Manasseh.
answered Jan 1, 2017 at 12:50
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The Midrash Sekhel Tov (Genesis 43:16) states that this was Menashe:
וירא יוסף אותם [אתם] את בנימין ויאמר לאשר על ביתו. זה מנשה
answered Jan 1, 2017 at 22:48
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