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Joseph

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishJosephJo‧seph1 /ˈdʒəʊzɪf/ 🔊 🔊 in the Old Testament of the Bible, the favourite son of jacob. Joseph was given a ‘coat of many colours’ by his father, and this made his brothers jealous of him. They sold him as a slave to some Egyptians, but Joseph later became powerful by becoming an adviser to the Egyptian king, and brought his people to live in Egypt.JosephJoseph2 🔊 🔊 in the New Testament of the Bible, the husband of mary, the mother of Jesus. Joseph was a carpenter in nazareth.
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