Asked in The Bible, Names and Name Meanings
What is the meaning of the name Joseph in the Bible?
Joseph is believed to be the shortened form of the name "Josiphiah" meaning 'May Jah Increase', or 'Jah has increased'. 'Jah' is the shortened form of YHWH (or (Jehovah)God's name. Another Answer: From the Hebrew for 'Yosef' meaning 'He will add.' ...