Ar: Yusuf. Heb: Yowceph () meaning, "Jehovah has added", or "may He add".

A) Joseph is one of the sons of Jacob, and was sold into slavery by his jealous brothers. Jacob later became a prominent minister in Egypt. Some archaeological findings.

B) Joseph, the husband of Mary and adoptive father of Jesus is missing in the Qur'an, but mentioned in a couple of other Islamic sources.

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