Joses jōˈsēz [key] [Gr. form of Heb. Joseph], in the Bible. 1 Kinsman of Jesus. 2 Brother of St. James (the Less); same as 1, if the traditional interpretation is accepted. 3 See Barnabas, Saint.

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