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 name originating from Hebrew, meaning 'God will add' recorded in the Hebrew Bible, as יוֹסֵף
  • 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
  • St. Joseph, Missouri: Joseph (informally St. Joe) is a city in and the county seat of Buchanan County, Missouri, United States. It is the principal city of the St. Joseph Metropolitan
  • Saint Joseph: other uses, see Saint Joseph (disambiguation). "San Giuseppe" redirects here. For other uses, see San Giuseppe (disambiguation). Joseph (Hebrew יוֹסֵף, Yosef;
  • Joseph II: Joseph II may refer to: Patriarch Joseph II of Constantinople (1360–1439) Joseph II (Chaldean Patriarch) (1696–1713) Joseph II, Holy Roman Emperor (1741–1790)
  • 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 Priestley: Joseph Priestley FRS (/ˈpriːstli/; 24 March [O.S. 13 March] 1733 – 6 February 1804) was an 18th-century English theologian, Dissenting clergyman, natural
  • Joseph Lister: Joseph Lister may refer to: Joseph Lister, 1st Baron Lister (1827–1912), British surgeon and pioneer of antiseptic surgery Joseph Jackson Lister (1786–1869)

Meaning of the Name 'JOSEPH'


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


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