What is 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.
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Some articles on joseph:

Joseph Andrews - Plot Summary - Book II
... The pair thus decide to return to the parson’s parish Joseph in search of Fanny, and Adams in search of his sermons ... With Joseph following on horseback, Adams finds himself sharing a stagecoach with an anonymous lady and Madam Slipslop, an admirer of Joseph’s and a servant of Lady Booby ... After stopping at an inn, Adams relinquishes his seat to Joseph and, forgetting his horse, embarks ahead on foot ...
Potiphar
... Potifar /ˈpɒtɨfər/ is a person in the Book of Genesis's account of Joseph ... Joseph, sold into slavery by his brothers, is taken to Egypt where he is sold to Potiphar as a household slave ... Potiphar makes Joseph the head of his household, but Potiphar's wife, furious at Joseph for resisting her attempts to seduce him into sleeping with her, accuses ...
Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat - Synopsis
... story is based on the Biblical story of Joseph, found in the Book of Genesis ... She then tells the story of Joseph, another dreamer ("Prologue," "Any Dream Will Do") ... Joseph's brothers are jealous of him for his coat of many colours, a symbol of their father's preference for him ("Joseph's Coat") ...
John Cody - Priesthood
... his episcopal consecration on the following July 2 from Archbishop Joseph Ritter, with Bishops George Joseph Donnelly and Vincent Stanislaus Waters serving as co-consecrators, at the Cathedral of St ... He was appointed Coadjutor to the Bishop of Saint Joseph, Missouri on January 27, 1954 ... He was appointed Bishop of Kansas City-Saint Joseph, Missouri on August 29, 1956 and installed October 11, 1956 ...
Joseph, Utah - Demographics
... There were 92 households out of which 30.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 69.6% were married couples living together, 7.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.6% were non-families. 16.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older ...

More definitions of "Joseph":

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

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    A lifeless planet. And yet, yet still serving a useful purpose, I hope. Yes, a sun. Warming the surface of some other world. Giving light to those who may need it.
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