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Josh·u·a 1

 (jŏsh′o͞o-ə)
In the Bible, a Hebrew leader who succeeded Moses as leader of Israel.

[Late Latin Ioshua, from Hebrew yəhôšûa', Yahweh (is) salvation; see hwy in Semitic roots.]

Josh·u·a 2

 (jŏsh′o͞o-ə)
n.
See Table at Bible.

[After Joshua.]

Joshua

(ˈdʒɒʃʊə)
n
1. (Bible) Moses' successor, who led the Israelites in the conquest of Canaan
2. (Bible) the book recounting his deeds
Douay spelling: Josue

Josh•u•a

(ˈdʒɒʃ u ə)

n.
1. the successor of Moses as leader of the Israelites. Deut. 31:14, 23; 34:9.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Joshua - (Old Testament) Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised LandJoshua - (Old Testament) Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land; best remembered for his destruction of Jericho
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
2.Joshua - a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
Translations
Josva
Josua
Joosua
യോശുവ
Josva
Josua

Joshua

[ˈdʒɒʃwə] NJosué

Joshua

nJosua m

Joshua

[ˈdʒɒʃʊə] nGiosuè m
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Jehoshua Gross was travelling to North Wales from London when he was involved in a "no fault" crash on the M56 in which he collided with the rear of a HGV.
On their arrival Macro and Cato discover that Bannus, a local tribesman, is fomenting rebellion amongst the followers of Jehoshua, who was crucified in Jerusalem some seventeen years earlier.
Typically, but not exclusively, the perpetrators of anti-Semitic hate crimes are "young men with roots in the Middle East", according to Jehoshua Kaufman, a member of Malmoe's Jewish congregation.
an article about you in Ha'aretz: The article, by Jehoshua Tira, appeared in the Israeli newspaper Ha'aretz on 17 October 1969.