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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





Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

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 named him Joseph H3130, saying, “May the LORD [fn]give me another son.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 30:25 - Now it came about, when Rachel had given birth to Joseph H3130, that Jacob said to Laban, “Send me away, so that I may go to my own place and to my own country.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:2 - He put the slave women and their children [fn]in front, and Leah and her children [fn]next, and Rachel and Joseph H3130 [fn]last.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 33:7 - And Leah likewise came forward with her children, and they bowed down; and afterward Joseph H3130 came forward with Rachel, and they bowed down.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 35:24 - the sons of Rachel were Joseph H3130 and Benjamin;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:2 - These are the records of the generations of Jacob.
Joseph H3130, when he was seventeen years of age, was pasturing the flock with his brothers, while he was still a youth, along with the sons of Bilhah and the sons of Zilpah, his father’s wives. And Joseph H3130 brought back a bad report about them to their father.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:3 - Now Israel loved Joseph H3130 more than all his other sons, because he was the son of his old age; and he made him a [fn]multicolored tunic.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:5 - Then Joseph H3130 [fn]had a dream, and when he told it to his brothers, they hated him even more.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:13 - And Israel said to Joseph H3130, “Are your brothers not pasturing the flock in Shechem? Come, and I will send you to them.” And he said to him, “[fn]I will go.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:17 - Then the man said, “They have moved from here; for I heard them say, ‘Let’s go to Dothan.’” So Joseph H3130 went after his brothers and found them at Dothan.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:23 - So it came about, when Joseph H3130 [fn]reached his brothers, that they stripped Joseph H3130 of his tunic, the [fn]multicolored tunic that was on him;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:28 - Then some Midianite traders passed by, so they pulled him out and lifted Joseph H3130 out of the pit, and sold [fn]him to the Ishmaelites for [fn]twenty shekels of silver. So they brought Joseph H3130 into Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:29 - Now Reuben returned to the pit, and behold, Joseph H3130 was not in the pit; so he tore his garments.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:31 - So they took Joseph’s H3130 tunic, and slaughtered a male goat, and dipped the tunic in the blood;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 37:33 - Then he [fn]examined it and said, “It is my son’s tunic. A vicious animal has devoured him; Joseph H3130 has surely been torn to pieces!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:1 - Now Joseph H3130 had been taken down to Egypt; and Potiphar, an Egyptian officer of Pharaoh, the captain of the bodyguard, bought him [fn]from the Ishmaelites, who had taken him down there.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:2 - And the LORD was with Joseph H3130, so he became a [fn]successful man. And he was in the house of his master, the Egyptian.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:4 - So Joseph H3130 found favor in his sight and [fn]became his personal servant; and he made him overseer over his house, and [fn]put him in charge of all that he owned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:5 - It came about that from the time he made him overseer in his house and over all that he owned, the LORD blessed the Egyptian’s house on account of Joseph H3130; so the LORD’S blessing was upon all that he owned, in the house and in the field.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:6 - So he left [fn]Joseph H3130 in charge of everything that he owned; and with him there he did not [fn]concern himself with anything except the [fn]food which he [fn]ate.
Now Joseph H3130 was handsome in form and appearance.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:7 - And it came about after these events that his master’s wife [fn]had her eyes on Joseph H3130, and she said, “Sleep with me.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:10 - Though she spoke to Joseph H3130 day after day, he did not listen to her to lie beside her or be with her.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:20 - So Joseph’s H3130 master took him and put him into the prison, the place where the king’s prisoners were confined; and he was there in the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:21 - But the LORD was with Joseph H3130 and extended kindness to him, and gave him favor in the sight of the warden of the prison.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 39:22 - And the warden of the prison [fn]put Joseph H3130 in charge of all the prisoners who were in the prison; so that whatever was done there, he was [fn]responsible for it.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:3 - So he put them in confinement in the house of the captain of the bodyguard, in the prison, the same place where Joseph H3130 was imprisoned.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:4 - And the captain of the bodyguard put Joseph H3130 in charge of them, and he [fn]took care of them; and they were in confinement for [fn]some time.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:6 - [fn]When Joseph H3130 came to them in the morning and saw them, [fn]behold, they were dejected.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:8 - And they said to him, “We have [fn]had a dream, and there is no one to interpret it.” Then Joseph H3130 said to them, “Do interpretations not belong to God? Tell it to me, please.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:9 - So the chief cupbearer told his dream to Joseph H3130, [fn]saying to him, “In my dream, [fn]behold, there was a vine in front of me;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:12 - Then Joseph H3130 said to him, “This is the interpretation of it: the three branches are three days;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:16 - When the chief baker saw that he had interpreted favorably, he said to Joseph H3130, “I also saw in my dream, and behold, there were three baskets of white bread on my head;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:18 - Then Joseph H3130 answered and said, “This is its interpretation: the three baskets are three days;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:22 - but he hanged the chief baker, just as Joseph H3130 had interpreted to them.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 40:23 - Yet the chief cupbearer did not remember Joseph H3130, but forgot him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:14 - Then Pharaoh sent word and called for Joseph H3130, and they hurriedly brought him out of the dungeon; and when he had shaved himself and changed his clothes, he came to Pharaoh.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:15 - Pharaoh said to Joseph H3130, “I have had a dream, but no one can interpret it; and I have heard [fn]it said about you, that [fn]when you hear a dream you can interpret it.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:16 - Joseph H3130 then answered Pharaoh, saying, “[fn]It has nothing to do with me; God will [fn]give Pharaoh an answer for his own good.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:17 - So Pharaoh said to Joseph H3130, “In my dream, there I was, standing on the bank of the Nile;
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:25 - And Joseph H3130 said to Pharaoh, “Pharaoh’s [fn]dreams are one and the same; God has told to Pharaoh what He is about to do.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:39 - So Pharaoh said to Joseph H3130, “Since God has informed you of all this, there is no one as discerning and wise as you are.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:41 - Pharaoh also said to Joseph H3130, “See, I have placed you over all the land of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:42 - Then Pharaoh took off his signet ring from his hand and put it on Joseph’s H3130 hand, and clothed him in garments of fine linen, and put the gold necklace around his neck.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:44 - Moreover, Pharaoh said to Joseph H3130, “Though I am Pharaoh, yet without [fn]your permission no one shall raise his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:45 - Then Pharaoh named Joseph H3130 [fn]Zaphenath-paneah; and he gave him Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera priest of [fn]On, to be his wife. And Joseph H3130 went out over the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:46 - Now Joseph H3130 was thirty years old when he [fn]stood in the presence of Pharaoh, king of Egypt. And Joseph H3130 went out from the presence of Pharaoh and went through all the land of Egypt.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:49 - Joseph H3130 stored up grain [fn]in great abundance like the sand of the sea, until he stopped [fn]measuring it, for it was [fn]beyond measure.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:50 - Now before the year of famine came, two sons were born to Joseph H3130, whom Asenath, the daughter of Potiphera, priest of [fn]On, bore to him.
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:51 - Joseph H3130 named the firstborn [fn]Manasseh; “For,” he said, “God has made me forget all my trouble and all of my father’s household.”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 41:54 - and the seven years of famine began to come, just as Joseph H3130 had said, then there was famine in all the lands; but in all the land of Egypt there was bread.

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