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Hoshea (chief officer)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Hoshea, Son of Azaziah
Hoshea, Son of Azaziah (הוֹשֵׁעַ‎, hoshea'). Chief officer of Ephraim in the time of David (1 Chr 27:20).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Hoshea (Person)
HOSHEA (PERSON) [Heb hôšēaʿ (הֹושֵׁעַ‎)]. 1. The earlier name of Joshua, the son of Nun (Num 13:8; cf. Deut. 32:44), which Moses, for some unspecified reason, changed to Joshua (v 16). This Ephraimite was among the twelve scouts whom Moses, at Yahweh’s command, dispatched N from the wilderness of Paran
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Hoshea
Hoshea. 1. Original name of Joshua, the son of Nun and Moses’ successor, before his name was changed by Moses (Nm 13:8, 16).See Joshua (Person) #1.2. Son of Elah and the last of the 19 kings of the northern kingdom of Israel (2 Kgs 17:1–6). He reigned for 9 years (732–723 bc) before being taken captive
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Hoshea
Hoshea hō-shēʹe [Heb. hôšē (a)ʿ—‘little Joshua’ or ‘may Yahweh save’]; AV OSHEA (Nu. 13:8, 16).1. The early name of Joshua son of Nun, before Moses changed it (Nu. 13:8, 16). According to Dt. 32:44, the original form persisted for some time.2. The son of Azaziah. An officer in David’s army, he
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Hoshea
HOSHEA1. Original name of Joshua, the son of Nun and Moses’ successor, before his name was changed by Moses (Nm 13:8, 16). See Joshua (Person) #1.2. Son of Elah and the last of the 20 kings of the northern kingdom of Israel (2 Kgs 17:1–6). He reigned for nine years (732–723 bc) before being taken captive
The HarperCollins Bible Dictionary (Revised and Updated)
Hoshea
Hoshea (hoh-shee´uh; Heb., “salvation”).1 The original name of Joshua (Num. 13:8; cf. Deut. 32:44). Moses changed his name from Hoshea to Joshua (Num. 13:16).2 The last king of Israel (ca. 732–724 bce), the son of Elah (2 Kings 15:30), and a contemporary of Ahaz and Hezekiah. Hoshea usurped the throne
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Hoshea
HOSHEA1. the original name of Joshua (Deut 32:44), sometimes called Oshea (Num 13:8), but changed by Moses to Joshua (Num 13:16, RSV). See Joshua.2. Son of Azaziah and a prince of the tribe of Ephraim in the time of David (1 Chr 27:20).3. The son of Elah, and the last king of Israel (2 Kgs 15:30;
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Hoshea
HOSHEA (Heb. hôšēa‘). 1. The original name of Joshua (Nu. 13:8; cf. Dt. 32:44) which was changed by Moses (Nu. 13:16).2. An official placed by David over the Ephraimites (1 Ch. 27:20).3. The son of Elah; the 20th and last king of the N kingdom of Israel, who wrested the throne from Pekah by assassinating
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Hoshea
Hoshea (Heb. hôšēaʿ)1. The original name of Joshua (Num. 13:8, 16; Deut. 32:44).2. The last king of northern Israel (732–724 b.c.e.). Hoshea, allied with Assyria, assassinated Pekah (736–732), who along with the kings of other petty nations had rebelled against Assyrian suzerainty (2 Kgs. 15:30).
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Hoshea
HOSHEA (Hebrew hôśēaʿ)1. The first name of Joshua, son of Nun (Num 13:8, 16; Deut 32:44) before it was changed by Moses.2. The son of Elah and the last king of Israel (ca. 732–724 b.c.; 2 Kgs 15:30). Hoshea assassinated his predecessor, Pekah, following the latter’s defeat at the hands of the Assyrians
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Hoshea
Hoshe´a (salvation).1. The nineteenth, last and best king of Israel. He succeeded Pekah, whom he slew in a successful conspiracy, thereby fulfilling a prophecy of Isaiah. Isa. 7:16. In the third year of his reign (b.c. 726) Shalmaneser cruelly stormed the strong caves of Beth-arbel, Hos. 8:14, and made
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Azaziah Father