HyperDic: joseph

English > 3 senses of the word Joseph:
NOUNperson Joseph, Chief Josephleader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904)
person Joseph(Old Testament) the 11th son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel
person Joseph(New Testament) husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus
Joseph > pronunciation
Soundsjhow'sahf; jhow'zahf
Rhymesaleph ... woodruff: 40 rhymes with ahf...
English > Joseph: 3 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningleader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904).
SynonymChief Joseph
Instance ofIndian chief, Indian chieftainThe leader of a group of Native Americans
Nez PerceA member of a tribe of the Shahaptian people living on the pacific coast
SpanishChief Joseph, Jefe Joseph, Joseph
CatalanChief Joseph
English > Joseph: 3 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(Old Testament) the 11th son of Jacob and one of the 12 patriarchs of Israel; Jacob gave Joseph a coat of many colors / colors, which made his brothers jealous and they sold him into slavery in Egypt.
CategoryOld TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
Instance ofpatriarchAny of the early biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
SpanishJosé
CatalanJosep
English > Joseph: 3 senses > noun 3, person
Meaning(New Testament) husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus.
CategoryNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
Instance ofcarpenterA woodworker who makes or repairs wooden objects
SpanishJosé, Joseph
CatalanJoseph, Josep

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