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Mentioned in the account of Jesus’ genealogy as the father of Addi and son of Elmadam (Luke 3:28). Cosam is otherwise unknown.
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COSAM (PERSON) [Gk Kōsam (Κωσαμ)]. The father of Addi and son of Elmadam, according to Luke’s genealogy tying Joseph, the “supposed father” of Jesus, to descent from Adam and God (Luke 3:28). D omits Cosam, substituting a genealogy adapted from Matt 1:6–15 for Luke 3:23–31. The name Cosam occurs nowhere
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