JOSEPH

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  • (New Testament) husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus
  • (Old Testament) the 11th son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel; Jacob gave Joseph a coat of many colors, which made his brothers jealous and they sold him into slavery in Egypt
  • leader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904)

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  • leader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904) ,
  • (Old Testament) the 11th son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel; Jacob gave Joseph a coat of many colors, which made his brothers jealous and they sold him into slavery in Egypt ,
  • (New Testament) husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'JOSEPH'


  • Joseph: For other uses, see Joseph (disambiguation). Joseph is a masculine given name originating from Hebrew, recorded in the Hebrew Bible, as יוֹסֵף, Standard
  • St. Joseph, Missouri metropolitan area: The St. Joseph Metropolitan Statistical Area, as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of four counties - three in northwest
  • Saint Joseph: Mary. For other saints, see Saint Joseph (disambiguation). For the Joseph of Genesis, see Joseph (patriarch). Joseph (Hebrew: יוֹסֵף‎, translit. Yosef‎;
  • Joseph Martin Sartoris: Joseph M. Sartoris (born July 1, 1927), is a retired Auxiliary Bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Los Angeles. Joseph M. Sartoris is a native
  • Joseph II: Joseph II may refer to: Joseph II of Constantinople (1360–1439) Joseph II (Chaldean Patriarch) (1696–1713) Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741–1790) Pope
  • Joseph Priestley: Joseph Priestley FRS (/ˈpriːstli/; 24 March [O.S. 13 March] 1733 – 6 February 1804) was an 18th-century English theologian, dissenting clergyman, natural
  • Saint Joseph (disambiguation): Arimathea Saint Joseph Marello Saint Joseph of Leonessa Saint Joseph of Cupertino Saint Joseph the Hymnographer Saint Joseph Calasanctius Saint Joseph Cafasso
  • Bradley Joseph: Bradley Joseph (born 1965) is an American composer, arranger, and producer of contemporary instrumental music. His compositions include works for orchestra
  • Joseph Smith: of the Latter Day Saint movement. For other persons, see Joseph Smith (disambiguation). Joseph Smith, Jr. (December 23, 1805 – June 27, 1844) was an American

Meaning of the Name 'JOSEPH'


  • Meaning: God will multiply
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Gender: Male


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