When was St Joseph first mentioned in the Bible?

How old was Jesus when St. Joseph died?

As for Jesus, he was probably somewhere between 12 and 19 years old when Joseph of Nazareth died.

What does Scripture say about St. Joseph?

Sacred Scripture describes St. Joseph as “a Just man” (Matthew 1:19) which can also be translated as “righteous,” “upright,” or, “he who is virtuous in all things.” If we want to learn from St. Joseph, we must begin by imitating the virtues he practiced daily in his quiet, hidden life.

How old were Joseph and Mary when Jesus was born?

At one time, Joseph was assumed to be elderly when he married Mary. However, now we believe that Mary and Joseph were both in their teens when Jesus was born, around sixteen and eighteen respectively. This was the norm for Jewish newlyweds at that time.

Did Joseph ever speak in the Bible?

Saint Joseph is the most powerful man we’ll ever meet, and he never uttered a word in Scripture. He simply believed, and he trusted.

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