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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  • Joseph: Joseph may refer to: People : Joseph (given name), masculine name. Joseph (surname) Joseph (son of Jacob) Saint Joseph , husband of Mary, the ...
  • Mookencheril Cherian Joseph: Mookencheril Cherian Joseph (6 January 1887 – 26 October 1981), popularly known as Yukthivadi M. C. Joseph, was an eminent rationalist from ...
  • Saint Joseph: Joseph (Hebrew יוֹסֵף, Yosef; Ἰωσήφ, Ioseph) is a figure in the Gospels , the husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus and the stepfather of ...
  • Joseph (son of Jacob): Joseph (יוֹסֵף , Standard Yosef Tiberian Yôsēp̄; "May Yahweh add is an important person in the Hebrew Bible : his story connects the ...
  • Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor: Joseph II (Joseph Benedikt Anton Michael Adam; 13 March 1741 – 20 February 1790) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1765 to 1790 and ruler of the ...
  • Joseph Smith: Joseph Smith, Jr. (December 23, 1805 – June 27, 1844) was an American religious leader and founder of Mormonism . When he was twenty-four, ...
  • Joseph Haydn: (Franz) Joseph Haydn. (ˈ | dʒ | oʊ | z | ə | f | _ | ˈ | h | aɪ | d | ən; ˈjoːzɛf ˈhaɪdən | lang | Franz Joseph Haydn. ogg. known as Joseph Haydn ...
  • Joseph Bonaparte: Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte (7 January 1768 – 28 July 1844) was the elder brother of Napoleon Bonaparte , who made him King of Naples and ...
  • Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat is a musical with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber . story of Joseph from ...
  • Joseph Goebbels: Paul Joseph Goebbels. (lang | ˈ | ɡ | ɜr | b | əl | z, ˈɡœbəls | lang | Paul Joseph Goebbels. ogg. 29 October 1897 – 1 May 1945) was a German ...

Meaning of the Name 'JOSEPH'


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


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