Definition of Joseph in English:

Joseph

Syllabification: Jo·seph
Pronunciation: /ˈjōzəf, -səf
 
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  • (In the Bible) a Hebrew patriarch, son of Jacob and oldest son of Rachel. He was given a coat of many colors by his father, but was then sold by his jealous brothers into captivity in Egypt, where he attained high office.

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