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In Matthew, the townspeople call Jesus "the carpenter's son," again without naming his father.
(Matthew –55) In Luke "And Jesus himself began to be about thirty years of age, being (as was supposed) the son of Joseph, which was [the son] of Heli."(Luke –30) In Luke the tone is positive, whereas in Mark and Matthew it is disparaging.
In Matthew, Joseph obeys the direction of an angel to marry Mary.
Following the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem, Joseph and family stay in Bethlehem for an unspecified period (perhaps two years) until after the visit of the Three Magi, when Joseph is told by an angel in a dream to take the family to Egypt to escape the massacre of the children of Bethlehem planned by Herod, the ruler of the Roman province of Judea.
Once Herod has died, an angel tells Joseph to return, but to avoid Herod's son he takes his wife and the child to Nazareth in Galilee and settles there.
Na dużym ekranie zadebiutował w pierwszym amerykańskim filmie M. Potem zagrał w serialu komediowym Comedy Central "Powrót do klasy".
Joseph pojawił się także gościnnie w wielu popularnych serialach, takich jak "Prawo i porządek" i "Brygada ratunkowa".
W 2003 roku Cross po raz pierwszy wystąpił w teatrze, na deskach Playhouse'a w Williamstown w sztuce John'a Guare'a, "Landscape of the Body". Obecnie (2007) uczy się w Trinity College w Hartford (Connecticut).
The epistles of Paul are generally regarded as the oldest extant Christian writings.
These mention Jesus' mother (without naming her), but do not refer to his father.
If he had been present at the Crucifixion, he would under Jewish custom have been expected to take charge of Jesus' body, but this role is instead performed by Joseph of Arimathea.