The term that is transliterated as “Joseph” in English is translated in American Sign Language with a sign that relates to a) the coat he wore (see Gen 37:3), b) the holding of his clothes by Potiphar’s wife (see Gen 39:12), and c) the many times Joseph experienced grief. (Source: RuthAnna Spooner, Ron Lawer)

“Joseph” in American Sign Language, source: Deaf Harbor

In 1955 and 1956, the Israel Postal Authority released a series of stamps showing symbols relating to the tribes of Israel. Following is the stamp for Joseph, referring to Genesis 49:22:

Source: Israeli Philatelic Federation .

For transliterations of “Joseph” into a large variety of languages, see here .

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