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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.