Joseph did you know that your baby boy is not really your offspring?
Joseph did you know that your baby boy will be a living wellspring?
Did you know that your bastard child would smash the gates of hell?
And that we’d rather kill him than hear the truth he’d tell?
Joseph did you know that your baby boy will make the high priest angry?
Joseph did you know that your baby boy will redefine his family?
Did you know that your baby boy will say his Father’s God?
And that a branch has grown out from Jesse’s ancient rod?
An angel told you in a dream, so we all know you knew.
You heeded your wife’s voice and that’s what all great spouses do.
Joseph did you know that you’ll have to flee to refuge as an exile?
Joseph did you know that your Egypt flight will bring life to the gentiles?
Did you know our patriarchy’s pushed you to the side?
Some people just can’t handle your family or your bride.