Associations to the word «Joseph»


JOSEPH, proper noun. (biblical) Eleventh and favorite son of Jacob, by his wife Rachel.
JOSEPH, proper noun. The husband of Virgin Mary.
JOSEPH, proper noun. The 12th sura (chapter) of the Quran
JOSEPH, proper noun. (Christianity) Joseph of Arimathea; man who donated his own prepared tomb for the burial of Jesus.
JOSEPH, proper noun. A male given name, popular as a middle name.
JOSEPH, noun. (sometimes capitalised) A woman's riding habit worn in the 18th century with a long cape and buttons running down the front.

Dictionary definition

JOSEPH, noun. Leader of the Nez Perce in their retreat from United States troops (1840-1904).
JOSEPH, noun. (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.
JOSEPH, noun. (New Testament) husband of Mary and (in Christian belief) the foster father of Jesus.

Wise words

A kind word warms a man throughout three winters.
Turkish Proverb