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Jeshua (Place)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Jeshua of Judah
Jeshua of Judah (יֵשׁוּעַ‎, yeshua'). A village in southern Judah occupied by those returning from exile in Babylon (Neh 11:26).
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
Jeshua (Place)
JESHUA (PLACE) [Heb yēšûaʿ (יֵשׁוּעַ)]. A settlement in S Judah listed among the villages occupied by those returning from exile in Babylon (Neh 11:26). Its name appears to be related to the noun yēšûʿāh (“help,” “salvation,” “prosperity”), perhaps meaning “prosperous” town. There is general agreement
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jeshua (Place)
Jeshua (Place). Town in the Negeb listed before Moladah among the towns where Judeans still lived (Neh 11:26). It may be identical with the Shema mentioned next to Moladah in Joshua 15:26. The name is perhaps preserved in Tell es-Sa‛weh, northeast of Beersheba.
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jeshua (Place)
JESHUA (Place) Town in the Negev listed before Moladah among the towns where Judeans returned after exile (Neh 11:26; cf. v 20). It may be identical with the Shema mentioned next to Moladah in Joshua 15:26. The name is perhaps preserved in Tell es-Sa’weh, northeast of Beersheba.
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jeshua
JESHUA1. A priest in the time of David to whom the ninth course was asssigned by lot (1 Chr 24:11). Descendants of the house of Jeshua returned after the Exile (Ezr 2:36; Neh 7:39).2. A Levite appointed by Hezekiah to distribute the offerings among his brethren (2 Chr 31:15).3. A Levite whose descendants,
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Jeshua (Place)
Jeshua (Heb. yēšûaʿ) (PLACE)A town in southern Judah reoccupied after the return from captivity (Neh. 11:26), modern Tell es-Saʿweh/Tel Jeshuʿa (149076), 19 km. (12 mi.) ENE of Beer-sheba. It may be the same as Shema (Josh. 15:26).
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jeshua (Place)
JESHUA [jĕshˊōōə, jə shōōˊə] (Heb. yēšûa˓ “Yahweh is salvation”) (PLACE). A town in southern Judah reoccupied after the return from captivity (Neh. 11:26). It is thought to be the same as Shema (Josh. 15:26), modern Tell es-Sa˓wī, 19 km. (12 mi.) east-northeast of Beer-sheba.
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jeshua
Jesh´ua (whom Jehovah helps), one of the towns reinhabited by the people of Judah after the return from captivity. Neh. 11:26. It is not mentioned elsewhere.
Easton’s Bible Dictionary
Jeshua
Jeshua(1.) Head of the ninth priestly order (Ezra 2:36); called also Jeshuah (1 Chr. 24:11).(2.) A Levite appointed by Hezekiah to distribute offerings in the priestly cities (2 Chr. 31:15).(3.) Ezra 2:6; Neh. 7:11.(4.) Ezra 2:40; Neh. 7:43.(5.) The son of Jozadak, and high priest of the Jews under
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jeshua
JESHUA [JESH oo uh] (the Lord is salvation) — the name of eight men and one city in the Old Testament:1. Head of the ninth division of priests in David’s time (Neh. 7:39; Jeshuah, KJV).2. A Levite in the days of King Hezekiah of Judah (2 Chr. 31:15).3. A priest who returned to Jerusalem from the Captivity
International Standard Bible Encyclopedia
JESHUA
JESHUA<jesh’-u-a>, <je-shu’-a> ([יֵשׁוּעַ‎, yeshua`]): A place occupied by the children of Judah after their return from captivity (Neh 11:26), evidently, from the places named with it, in the extreme South of Judah. It may correspond with the Shema of Josh 15:26, and possibly to the Sheba of 19:2.
Holman Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Jeshua
JESHUA (Jĕ shūʹ ȧ) or JESHUAH Personal name spelled in Hebrew the same as Joshua and meaning “Yahweh is salvation.” 1. Leader of the ninth course of priests under David (1 Chron. 24:11, sometimes transliterated as Jeshuah). 2. Priest under Hezekiah (715–686 b.c.) who helped distribute food collected
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