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Joshua (of Beth-shemeh)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Joshua of Beth-Shemesh
Joshua of Beth-shemesh (יְהוֹשֻׁעַ‎, yehoshua'). Owner of a field in Beth-shemesh, where the ark of the covenant stopped upon its return from the Philistines (1 Sam 6:14, 18).
Joshua, Son of Nun
Joshua the General, Son of Nun (יְהוֹשׁוּע בִּן־נֽוּן‎, yehoshu' bin-nun). Leader of Israel who was the appointed successor of Moses. Joshua oversaw the conquest of Canaan and the distribution of the promised land to the tribes of Israel. He was a member of the tribe of Ephraim.
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
Jeshua (Person)
JESHUA (PERSON) [Heb yēšûaʿ (יֵשׁוּעַ)]. Var. JOSHUA. A common personal name associated with several figures, especially in the postexilic period.1. A priest allotted the ninth priestly course at the time of David (1 Chr 24:11); possibly the ancestor of the house of Jeshua in Ezra 2:36 (= Neh 7:39
Joshua (Person)
JOSHUA (PERSON) [Heb yĕhôšūaʿ (יְהֹושֻׁעַ)]. Var. JESHUA. Five persons in the Bible bear this name. Outside the biblical corpus, Joshua ben Hananiah was an important early rabbinic sage (#6 below).1. The man who served as Moses’ “servant”/“minister” (Heb mĕšārēt: Exod 24:13; Josh 1:1) during
Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Jose
Jose. kjv spelling of Joshua, Eliezer’s son, in Luke 3:29.See Joshua (Person) #5.
Joshua (Person)
Joshua (Person). 1. Son of Nun, Moses’ assistant and successor, and the military leader whom God chose to lead the Israelites in the conquest of Canaan (1 Chr 7:27, kjv Jehoshua, Jehoshuah; also spelled Jeshua in Neh 8:17).Early in the exodus Joshua was sent by Moses to fight against the Amalekites
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
Jose
Jose jośə. The AV form for Joshua in Luke’s genealogy (3:29). See Joshua 4.
Joshua
Joshua joshʹoo̅-ə [Heb. yehôšu (a)ʿ—‘Yahweh saves’].1. A man of Beth-shemesh. After the Philistines sent the ark away (1 S. 6:14) it stopped in Joshua’s field by a stone.2. A governor of Jerusalem during Josiah’s reign (2 K. 23:8).3. A high priest in postexilic Jerusalem. See Jeshua3.4. [Gk. Iēsous];
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Jose
JOSE* kjv spelling of Joshua, Eliezer’s son, in Luke 3:29. See Joshua (Person) #5.
Joshua (Person)
JOSHUA (Person)1. Son of Nun, Moses’ assistant and successor, and the military leader whom God chose to lead the Israelites in the conquest of Canaan (Nm 13:16, kjv “Jehoshua”; also spelled “Jehoshuah” in 1 Chr 7:27 and “Jeshua” in Neh 8:17).Early in the exodus, Joshua was sent by Moses to fight against
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
Jeshua
Jeshua (jesh´yoo-uh; Heb., “the Lord is salvation”), the Aramaic form of Joshua.1 A Levite, the head of the ninth division of priests (1 Chron. 24:11).2 A priest who shared the responsibility for distributing the Levites’ portion of the offerings to the levitical cities during the reign of Hezekiah
Joshua
Joshua (josh´yoo-uh; Heb., “the Lord saves”).1 The dominant figure in the book of Joshua, the successor of Moses and the supervisor of Israel’s conquest of Canaan and of the allotment of the land to the tribes. According to Num. 13:8, 16, Joshua was an Ephraimite, originally called Hoshea and renamed
The Wycliffe Bible Encyclopedia
Jehoshua, Jehoshuah
JEHOSHUA, JEHOSHUAH. A peculiar spelling sometimes given to Joshua the son of Nun (Num 13:16). Another spelling adds the final “h” (1 Chr 7:27). See Joshua.
Jose
JOSE. A man in Christ’s ancestry not mentioned in the OT (Lk 3:29). KJV incorrectly takes the Iōsēs of TR as a genitive of the nominative Iōsē. The correct form (genitive of Iēsous) found in earlier Gr. MSS reads Jesus as in ASV, i.e., Joshua as in RSV and NASB.
Joshua
JOSHUA. The leader of the Israelites in their conquest of the Promised Land. His full name Jehoshua (Num 13:16) means “Yahweh is salvation,” and is the same as the Hellenized form of the name Jesus (Acts 7:45; Heb 4:8). His name is spelled “Jeshua” in (Neh 8:17). His original name was Oshea (RSV, Hoshea,
The New Bible Dictionary, Third Edition
Joshua
JOSHUA, 1. Joshua ben Nun, grandson of Elishama chief of Ephraim (1 Ch. 7:27; Nu. 1:10), was called by his family hôšea‘, ‘salvation’, Nu. 13:8 (av, ‘Oshea’); Dt. 32:44 Heb.; this name recurs in the tribe of Ephraim (1 Ch. 27:20; 2 Ki. 17:1; Ho. 1:1). Moses added the divine name, and called him yehôšua‘,
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).
Jeshua (Person)
Jeshua (Heb. yēšûaʿ) (PERSON) (also JOSHUA)Aramaic form of the name Joshua (cf. Neh. 8:17), “Yahweh is my savior,” a common name of the Second Temple period.1. The head of the ninth division of levitical priests in the Solomonic temple (1 Chr. 24:11).2. A priest from the time of Hezekiah who aided
Joshua
Joshua (Heb. yĕhôšuaʿ) (also JESHUA)1. The son of Nun; “young apprentice” and successor to Moses. In the book of Joshua, he functions as military commander in the “conquest” of Canaan and as administrator of the allotment of that land to the tribes. According to Num. 13:16 Moses renamed Hoshea (Heb.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Joshua
JOSHUA (Hebrew, “the Lord is salvation”)1. The son of Nun (Num 13:16), the servant (Exod 33:11) and minister to Moses during the period of the wilderness, and the warrior (Exod 17:9) chosen by Moses (Deut 31:3) as his successor and approved and commanded by the Lord (Deut 31:23) to lead the people into
Smith’s Bible Dictionary
Jehoshua
Jehosh´ua (whose help is Jehovah; help of Jehovah or saviour). In this form is given the name of Joshua in Num. 13:16. Once more only the name appears—as
Jose
Jo´se (another form of Joses), son of Eliezer, in the genealogy of Jesus Christ. Luke 3:29.
Joshua
Josh´ua (saviour, or whose help is Jehovah). His name appears in the various forms of Hoshea, Oshea, Jehoshua, Jeshua, and Jesus.1. The son of Nun, of the tribe of Ephraim. 1 Chron. 7:27. (b.c. 1530–1420.) He was nearly forty years old when he shared in the hurried triumph of the exodus. He is mentioned
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