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
  • Saint Joseph: Mary. For other saints, see Saint Joseph (disambiguation). For the Joseph of Genesis, see Joseph (patriarch). Joseph (Hebrew: יוֹסֵף‎, translit. Yosef‎;
  • Joseph (Genesis): This article is about the Joseph of Genesis. For the New Testament Joseph, see Saint Joseph. Joseph (/ˈdʒoʊzəf, -səf/; Hebrew: יוֹסֵף ‎‎, Standard
  • Sisters of St. Joseph: Sisters of St. Joseph (disambiguation). The Sisters of St. Joseph, also known as the Congregation of the Sisters of St. Joseph and abbreviated
  • Keith Joseph: Keith Joseph (American football). Keith Sinjohn Joseph, Baron Joseph, CH, PC, QC (17 January 1918 – 10 December 1994), known as Sir Keith Joseph for most
  • Joseph of Arimathea: Joseph of Arimathea was, according to all four canonical Gospels, the man who assumed responsibility for the burial of Jesus after Jesus' crucifixion.
  • Joseph Bonaparte: Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte (born Giuseppe Buonaparte; 7 January 1768 – 28 July 1844) was a French diplomat and nobleman, the elder brother of Napoleon Bonaparte
  • Joseph in Islam: prophet found in the Qurʾān, the scripture of Islam, and corresponds to Joseph (son of Jacob), a character from the Jewish religious scripture, the Tanakh
  • 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
  • Franz Joseph I of Austria: "Franz Joseph" redirects here. For other uses, see Franz Joseph (disambiguation). Franz Joseph I or Francis Joseph I (German: Franz Joseph I., Hungarian:

Meaning of the Name 'JOSEPH'


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


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