First son of Rachel, and one of the twelve sons of Jacob, he is a dreamer and visionary who is sold by his jealous brothers into slavery. He rises to power in the court of the Pharaoh of Egypt and prevents mass starvation due by predicting and preparing for a seven-year famine throughout the land. Thus, he becomes a savior to the Egyptians and to his own family as well.
Joseph is Mary’s husband and the foster father of Jesus.
The earthly 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
(New Testament) husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus
Son of Jacob by Rachel; brother of Benjamin; he was sold into slavery by his brothers and became a high official within the Egyptian government; his sons Ephraim and Manasseh became tribes within Israel. See Chapter 2.
The son of Jacob, and in the Qur'an an inspired prophet.
Joseph or Yosef (Hebrew: ×™×•Ö¹×¡Öµ×£, Standard Yosef Tiberian ; "He (The Lord) increases/may add") is a major figure in the Book of Genesis in the Hebrew Bible (Old Testament). He was Jacob's eleventh son and Rachel's first.
The Bible: Joseph is a German/Italian/American movie from 1995, which tells the story of Joseph from the Old Testament.
Joseph is a given name originating from Hebrew, recorded in the Hebrew Bible, as ×™×•Ö¹×¡Öµ×£, Standard Hebrew Yosef, Tiberian Hebrew and Aramaic YÃ´sÄ“pÌ„. In Arabic, including in the Qur'an, the name is spelled ÙŠÙˆØ³Ù or YÅ«suf. The name can be translated from Hebrew as signifying "The Lord will increase/add".