JOSEPH

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JOSEPH Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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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)

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Bradley Joseph: Bradley Joseph (born 1965) is an American composer, arranger, and producer of contemporary instrumental music. His compositions include works for orchestra

Meaning of the Name 'JOSEPH'


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


JOSEPH Sample Sentences in News


  • Joseph Morelle abandons campaign for speaker
    Joseph Morelle has abandoned his campaign for speaker, all but assuring Carl Heastie will become the chamber’s next leader. Read more on this news related to 'JOSEPH'
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