Jacob's eleventh son, whose mother was Rachel
: Joseph was sold into slavery
by his jealous
brothers but became a high official there: Gen
. 30:22-24; 37; 45
: also called Saint Joseph
a woman's long riding coat, with a cape, worn in the 18th cent.
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Wortherkunft von 'Joseph'LL(Ec) < Gr(Ec) Iōsēph < Heb yōsēph, lit., may he add: see Gen. 30:24; (sense 3) in allusion to Joseph's coat: Gen. 37:3