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Lexicon :: Strong's H3130 - yôsēp̄

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Part of Speech
proper masculine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
Future of יָסַף (H3254)
Strong’s Definitions

יוֹסֵף Yôwçêph, yo-safe'; future of H3254; let him add (or perhaps simply active participle adding); Joseph, the name of seven Israelites:—Joseph. Compare H3084.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 213x

The KJV translates Strong's H3130 in the following manner: Joseph (213x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 213x
The KJV translates Strong's H3130 in the following manner: Joseph (213x).
  1. Joseph = "Jehovah has added"

    1. the eldest son of Jacob by Rachel

    2. father of Igal, who represented the tribe of Issachar among the spies

    3. a son of Asaph

    4. a man who took a foreign wife in the time of Ezra

    5. a priest of the family of Shebaniah in the time of Nehemiah

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
יוֹסֵף Yôwçêph, yo-safe'; future of H3254; let him add (or perhaps simply active participle adding); Joseph, the name of seven Israelites:—Joseph. Compare H3084.
STRONGS H3130: Abbreviations
יוֺסֵף 212 and יְהוֺסֵף (†Psalm 81:6 [Psalm 81:5] see Ges§ 53. 3, R. 7), proper name, masculine (he adds, increases, see יוספיה below; — on proper name, of a location in Palestine Yšap’ara (Egyptian form, = אליוסף) see MeyZAW vi, 8 WMMAisen u. Europa 162) —
1. elder son of Jacob and Rachel;
a. as an individual Genesis 30:24 (name explained Genesis 30:23 (E) from אָסַף = take away, but Genesis 30:24 (J) from יָסַף add) + 155 times. Genesis, chiefly in narrative of J E, also poem Genesis 49:22, Genesis 49:26 and, dependent on this, 1 Chronicles 5:1, 1 Chronicles 5:2; P only Genesis 35:24; Genesis 37:2a; Genesis 41:46 (twice in verse); Genesis 46:19, Genesis 46:20, Genesis 46:27; Genesis 47:5, Genesis 47:7, Genesis 47:11; Genesis 48:3; also Exodus 1:5; Exodus 1:6) (P), Exodus 1:8; Exodus 13:19; Joshua 24:32 (all E), 1 Chronicles 2:2; Psalm 105:17.
†b. as founder of a tribal division מַטֵּה יו׳ ( = Manasseh) Numbers 13:11; usually בְּנֵייֿו׳ Numbers 1:32 (= Ephraim), commonly = Ephraim and Manasseh Numbers 1:10; Numbers 26:28, Numbers 26:37; Numbers 34:23; Joshua 14:4; Joshua 16:1, Joshua 16:4; Joshua 17:14, Joshua 17:16; Joshua 18:11, compare Joshua 24:32; 1 Chronicles 7:29, but also of east Jordan Israel (where half Manaeseh settled) Numbers 36:1 = מַטֵּה בני יו׳, Numbers 36:5; compare חֲצִי שֵׁבֶט מנשׂה בֶּןיֿוֺסֵף Numbers 32:33Numbers 36:12, and Joshua 17:1, Joshua 17:2; בֵּית יו׳ (Manasseh and Ephraim) Joshua 17:17 (so originally Joshua 17:14 according to Di), Joshua 18:5; Judges 1:22, Judges 1:23, Judges 1:35 occupying the great central region of Palestine; 2 Samuel 19:21 [2 Samuel 19:20]; 1 Kings 11:28; ultimately =
c. the northern kingdom Amos 5:6; Zechariah 10:6 (|| בֵּית יְהוּדָה); so יוֺסֵף alone Amos 5:15; Amos 6:6; Deuteronomy 27:12; Deuteronomy 33:13, Deuteronomy 33:16; Obadiah 18 (|| יעקב בית), Ezekiel 37:16, Ezekiel 37:19 ; Ezekiel 47:13; Ezekiel 48:32; בְּנֵי יַעֲקֹב ויוסף Psalm 77:16 [Psalm 77:15]; אֹהֶל יוֺסֵף Psalm 78:67 (|| שֵׁבֶט אֶפְרַיִם).
d. = entire nation Psalm 80:2 [Psalm 80:1] (|| ישׂראל); so יְהוֺסֵף Psalm 81:6 [Psalm 81:5] (|| id.)
† 2. a man of Issachar Numbers 13:7.
† 3. a son of Asaph 1 Chronicles 25:2, 1 Chronicles 25:9
† 4. one of those who took strange wives Ezra 10:42.
† 5. a priest Nehemiah 12:14.
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


30:23; 30:24; 30:24; 35:24; 37:2; 41:46; 46:19; 46:20; 46:27; 47:5; 47:7; 47:11; 48:3; 49:22; 49:26


1:5; 1:6; 1:8; 13:19


1:10; 1:32; 13:7; 13:11; 26:28; 26:37; 32:33; 34:23; 36:1; 36:5; 36:12


27:12; 33:13; 33:16


14:4; 16:1; 16:4; 17:1; 17:2; 17:14; 17:14; 17:16; 17:17; 18:5; 18:11; 24:32; 24:32


1:22; 1:23; 1:25

2 Samuel


1 Kings


1 Chronicles

2:2; 5:1; 5:2; 7:29; 25:2; 25:9






77:15; 78:67; 80:1; 81:5; 81:5; 105:17


37:16; 37:19; 47:13; 48:32


5:6; 5:15; 6:6





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Strong's Number H3130 matches the Hebrew יוֹסֵף (yôsēp̄),
which occurs 213 times in 193 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Page 1 / 4 (Gen 30:24–Gen 41:54)

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:24 - and she called his name Joseph, saying, Jehovah add to me another son.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:25 - And it came to pass, when Rachel had borne Joseph, that Jacob said unto Laban, Send me away, that I may go unto mine own place, and to my country.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:2 - And he put the handmaids and their children foremost, and Leah and her children after, and Rachel and Joseph hindermost.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:7 - And Leah also and her children came near, and bowed themselves: and after came Joseph near and Rachel, and they bowed themselves.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:24 - the sons of Rachel: Joseph and Benjamin;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:2 - These are the generations of Jacob. Joseph, being seventeen years old, was feeding the flock with his brethren; and he was a lad with the sons of Bilhah, and with the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives: and Joseph brought the evil report of them unto their father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:3 - Now Israel loved Joseph more than all his children, because he was the son of his old age: and he made him a coat of many colors.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:5 - And Joseph dreamed a dream, and he told it to his brethren: and they hated him yet the more.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:13 - And Israel said unto Joseph, Are not thy brethren feeding the flock in Shechem? come, and I will send thee unto them. And he said to him, Here am I.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:17 - And the man said, They are departed hence; for I heard them say, Let us go to Dothan. And Joseph went after his brethren, and found them in Dothan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:23 - And it came to pass, when Joseph was come unto his brethren, that they stripped Joseph of his coat, the coat of many colors that was on him;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:28 - And there passed by Midianites, merchantmen; and they drew and lifted up Joseph out of the pit, and sold Joseph to the Ishmaelites for twenty pieces of silver. And they brought Joseph into Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:29 - And Reuben returned unto the pit; and, behold, Joseph was not in the pit; and he rent his clothes.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:31 - And they took Joseph’s coat, and killed a he-goat, and dipped the coat in the blood;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:33 - And he knew it, and said, It is my son’s coat: an evil beast hath devoured him; Joseph is without doubt torn in pieces.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:1 - And Joseph was brought down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an officer of Pharaoh’s, the captain of the guard, an Egyptian, bought him of the hand of the Ishmaelites, that had brought him down thither.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:2 - And Jehovah was with Joseph, and he was a prosperous man; and he was in the house of his master the Egyptian.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:4 - And Joseph found favor in his sight, and he ministered unto him: and he made him overseer over his house, and all that he had he put into his hand.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:5 - And it came to pass from the time that he made him overseer in his house, and over all that he had, that Jehovah blessed the Egyptian’s house for Joseph’s sake; and the blessing of Jehovah was upon all that he had, in the house and in the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:6 - And he left all that he had in Joseph’s hand; and he knew not aught that was with him, save the bread which he did eat. And Joseph was comely, and well-favored.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:7 - And it came to pass after these things, that his master’s wife cast her eyes upon Joseph; and she said, Lie with me.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:10 - And it came to pass, as she spake to Joseph day by day, that he hearkened not unto her, to lie by her, or to be with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:20 - And Joseph’s master took him, and put him into the prison, the place where the king’s prisoners were bound: and he was there in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:21 - But Jehovah was with Joseph, and showed kindness unto him, and gave him favor in the sight of the keeper of the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:22 - And the keeper of the prison committed to Joseph’s hand all the prisoners that were in the prison; and whatsoever they did there, he was the doer of it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:3 - And he put them in ward in the house of the captain of the guard, into the prison, the place where Joseph was bound.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:4 - And the captain of the guard charged Joseph with them, and he ministered unto them: and they continued a season in ward.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:6 - And Joseph came in unto them in the morning, and saw them, and, behold, they were sad.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:8 - And they said unto him, We have dreamed a dream, and there is none that can interpret it. And Joseph said unto them, Do not interpretations belong to God? tell it me, I pray you.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:9 - And the chief butler told his dream to Joseph, and said to him, In my dream, behold, a vine was before me;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:12 - And Joseph said unto him, This is the interpretation of it: the three branches are three days;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:16 - When the chief baker saw that the interpretation was good, he said unto Joseph, I also was in my dream, and, behold, three baskets of white bread were on my head:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:18 - And Joseph answered and said, This is the interpretation thereof: the three baskets are three days;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:22 - but he hanged the chief baker: as Joseph had interpreted to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:23 - Yet did not the chief butler remember Joseph, but forgat him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:14 - Then Pharaoh sent and called Joseph, and they brought him hastily out of the dungeon: and he shaved himself, and changed his raiment, and came in unto Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:15 - And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I have dreamed a dream, and there is none that can interpret it: and I have heard say of thee, that when thou hearest a dream thou canst interpret it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:16 - And Joseph answered Pharaoh, saying, It is not in me: God will give Pharaoh an answer of peace.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:17 - And Pharaoh spake unto Joseph, In my dream, behold, I stood upon the brink of the river:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:25 - And Joseph said unto Pharaoh, The dream of Pharaoh is one: what God is about to do he hath declared unto Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:39 - And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, Forasmuch as God hath showed thee all this, there is none so discreet and wise as thou:
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:41 - And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, See, I have set thee over all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:42 - And Pharaoh took off his signet ring from his hand, and put it upon Joseph’s hand, and arrayed him in vestures of fine linen, and put a gold chain about his neck;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:44 - And Pharaoh said unto Joseph, I am Pharaoh, and without thee shall no man lift up his hand or his foot in all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:45 - And Pharaoh called Joseph’s name Zaphenath-paneah; and he gave him to wife Asenath, the daughter of Poti-phera priest of On. And Joseph went out over the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:46 - And Joseph was thirty years old when he stood before Pharaoh king of Egypt. And Joseph went out from the presence of Pharaoh, and went throughout all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:49 - And Joseph laid up grain as the sand of the sea, very much, until he left off numbering; for it was without number.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:50 - And unto Joseph were born two sons before the year of famine came, whom Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of On, bare unto him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:51 - And Joseph called the name of the first-born Manasseh: For, said he, God hath made me forget all my toil, and all my father’s house.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:54 - And the seven years of famine began to come, according as Joseph had said: and there was famine in all lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

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