Joseph (brother of Judas Maccabeus)
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Joseph Maccabeus
Joseph Maccabeus One of the brothers of Judas Maccabeus. He commanded 1,500 men during the Maccabean revolt (2 Maccabees 8:22).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Joseph (Person)
JOSEPH (PERSON) [Heb yôsēp (יֹוסֵף)]. Several persons in the OT, Apocrypha, and NT bear this name.1. See JOSEPH, SON OF JACOB.2. The father of Igal, the individual selected from the tribe of Issachar to spy out the land of Canaan (Num 13:7).3. A Levite who was one of the “sons of Asaph” (1 Chr 25:2,
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Joseph (brother of Judas Maccabeus)
7. A brother of Judas Maccabeus in 2 Macc. 8:22, although this is probably a mistake for John (as also in 10:19; cf. 1 Macc. 2:1–5).
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Joseph (Heb. yôsēp̱, yĕhôsēp̱; Gk. Iōsḗph, Iosḗs) (also JOSES)1. The 11th son of Jacob and the older son of Rachel. Rachel, the wife whom Jacob loved, was barren for a long time before giving birth to Joseph (Gen. 29:31–30:21). Her words upon giving birth to Joseph reflect the two possible
The Ultimate Who’s Who in the Bible
Joseph [Joe-zef](Hebrew origin: May God add more)SNAPSHOT: JOSEPHCHARACTER AND ACHIEVEMENTS■ Arrogant with his brothers (Genesis 37:3–11), but developed humility in Egypt (Genesis 43:30, 45:1–5)■ Sold into slavery by his brothers, who were jealous of him (Genesis 37:12–28)■ Had great faith in God
A Dictionary of Christ and the Gospels: Aaron–Zion
JOSEPH (Ἰωσήφ).—1. The patriarch, mentioned only in the description of the visit of Jesus to Sychar (Jn 4:5).—2. 3. Joseph son of Mattathias and Joseph son of Jonam are both named in the genealogy of Jesus given in Lk. (3:24, 30).*4. One of the brethren of the Lord, Mt 13:55 (AV Joses, the form
The International Standard Bible Encyclopaedia, Volumes 1–5
2. In the Apoc
2. In the Apoc(1) Son of Zacharias, defeated by Gorgias c 164 BC (1 Macc 5:18, 56, 60).(2) Called a brother of Judas Maccabaeus in 2 Macc 8:22, probably by mistake for John.(3) Great-grandfather of Judith (Jth 8:1).
All the People in the Bible: An A–Z Guide to the Saints, Scoundrels, and Other Characters in Scripture
Joseph [-suf] (יוסף‎ = Ἰωσήφ “May [God] Increase”) (1) the son of Jacob and Rachel (Gen. 30:24) (2) the father if Igal (1), a spy sent to reconnoiter Canaan (Num. 13:7) (3) a Levite of the “Sons of Asaph” (1 Chron. 25:2) (4) a man compelled to divorce his foreign wife (Ezra 10:42) (5) a post-exilic
The New Interpreter’s Dictionary of the Bible, Volumes 1–5
2. Suggestive Allusions
2. Suggestive allusionsJoseph, presumed father of Jesus, dreams, as did his ancestor Joseph (Matt 1–2). His dreams are interpreted by himself, correctly, as guides to his behavior when he needs to understand the pregnancy of Mary (Matt 1:20–21) and to save the child from Herod’s threat (Matt 2:13–15;
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