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Joshua (son of Nun)
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The Lexham Bible Dictionary
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
Jesus (Person)
JESUS (PERSON) [Gk Iēsous (Ἰησους)]. Several persons mentioned in the Bible bear this name, which is a Greek form of Joshua (Heb yĕhôšûaʿ; cf. the Gk of Luke 3:29; Acts 7:45; Heb 4:8). One of these is the son of Sirach, who wrote the deuterocanonical book of Ecclesiasticus; see WISDOM OF BEN-SIRA.
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
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
Jeshua (Person)
Jeshua (Person). 1. Levite and head of the 9th of 24 divisions of priests formed during David’s reign (1 Chr 24:11, kjv Jeshuah). He was perhaps the forefather of 973 descendants who returned with Zerubbabel to Judah following the exile (Ezr 2:36; Neh 7:39).2. One of the Levites assisting Kore in the
Jeshuah
Jeshuah. kjv spelling of Jeshua, a priest during David’s time, in 1 Chronicles 24:11.See Jeshua (Person) #1
Jesus
Jesus. 1. Name meaning “savior” or “Jehovah is salvation” given to the Messiah.See Jesus Christ, Life and Teaching of.2. kjv translation of Joshua, son of Nun, in Acts 7:45 and Hebrews 4:8.See Joshua (Person) #1.3. Jewish Christian, surnamed Justus, who sent his greetings to the believers at Colossae
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
Jeshua
Jeshua jeshʹoo̅-ə, je-shoo̅ʹə [Heb. yēšû (a)ʿ]. 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 S of Judah. It may correspond to the Shema of Josh. 15:26, and possibly to the Sheba of 19:2. The site
Jeshua, Jeshuah
,Jeshua, Jeshuah jeshʹoo̅-ə, je-shoo̅ʹə [Heb. yēšû (a)ʿ—‘Yahweh is deliverance’; see Joshua].
Jesus
1. Joshua, the son of Nun (AV Acts 7:45; He. 4:8; cf. 1 Macc. 2:55; 2 Esd. 7:37).
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
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
Jeshua (Person)
JESHUA (Person)1. Levite and head of the ninth of 24 divisions of priests formed during David’s reign (1 Chr 24:11). He was perhaps the forefather of 973 descendants who returned with Zerubbabel to Judah following the exile (Ezr 2:36; Neh 7:39).2. One of the Levites assisting Kore in the distribution
Jeshuah
JESHUAH* kjv spelling of Jeshua, a priest during David’s time, in 1 Chronicles 24:11. See Jeshua (Person) #1.
Jesus
JESUS1. Name meaning “savior” or “Jehovah [Yahweh] is salvation” given to the Messiah. See Jesus Christ.2. kjv translation of Joshua, son of Nun, in Acts 7:45 and Hebrews 4:8. See Joshua (Person) #1.3. Jewish Christian, surnamed Justus, who sent his greetings to the believers at Colosse in the salutation
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
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;
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.
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,
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
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
Jeshua
JESHUA. This is a late form of the name Joshua (the same individual is called Jeshua in Nehemiah and Ezra, and Joshua in Haggai and Zechariah) There is doubt about how many Jeshuas there are, but the following may perhaps be distinguished.1. The head of a course of priests (1 Ch. 24:11, av ‘Jeshuah’).
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
Jesus
Jesus (Gk. Iēsoús)Greek form of the name Joshua (Heb. yĕhôšûaʿ, “Yahweh will save”); cf. Luke 3:29; Acts 7:45; Heb. 4:8.1. The father of Sirach and grandfather of the author of the book of Sirach (Ecclesiasticus; Sir. Prologue).2. Joshua ben Sira (“Jesus son of Sirach”), author of Sirach/Ecclesiasticus.
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.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Jeshua (Person)
JESHUA [jĕshˊōō ə, jə shōōˊə] (Heb. yēšûa˓ “Yahweh is salvation” [= Joshua]) (PERSON).†
Jesus
Jesus [jēˊsəs] (Gk. Iēsous; from Heb. yehôšua˓ “Yahweh will save”).
Dictionary of Deities and Demons in the Bible
Jesus
JESUS ἸησοῦςI. Iēsous is the Greek form of the Hebrew personal name yĕhōšūʿa stamped after its postexilic variant yēšūʿa. The votive name means “Yahweh is help (salvation)” as rightly interpreted by Philo, Mut. 121. It is derived from the root yšʿ, frequent in other Hebrew and Semitic personal
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
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