also known as: Joseph
This is the name of 3 biblical men of the New Testament.
Joses, a brother of Jesus Christ
He was assumedly given his name (Joses = Joseph) in honor of his father Joseph, husband of Mary, the mother of Jesus (Matthew 13:55; Mark 6:3).
Jesus had at least 4 brothers and some sisters (Matthew 13:55-56; Mark 6:3). His brothers, in addition to Joses/Joseph, were James, Juda/Judah/Jude/Judas (not Judas Iscariot), and Simon (not Simon Peter.
Joses, the brother of James the Lesser (Mark 15:40, 47)
Their mother was Mary, the wife of Cleopas.
Joses was the original name of Barnabas (Acts 4:36) who worked with Paul (Saul), and was a cousin of Mark. He is also called Joseph.
Article Version: March 8, 2019