Book of Joshua


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Noun1.Book of 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
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A ladies' Bible study group will meet in the manse on the first and third Thursdays of the month to study the book of Joshua.
It is mentioned in the book of Joshua in the Old Testament, but scientists have only now calculated its exact date precisely.
Rosel looks at the Book of Joshua and the problem of whether or not there was ever a Hexateuch (pp.
University researchers in Israel say they now have proof that a miraculous event recorded in the Book of Joshua had undoubtedly occurred.
The topics include methodological considerations in preparing an edition of the Hebrew Bible, from secondary versions through Greek rescensions to Hebrew editions: the contribution of the Old Latin version, the textual plurality of the Book of Joshua and the need for a Digital Complutensian Polyglot Bible, composition and editions in early Judaism: the case of Daniel, and quotations of Jewish scriptures in Greek and Latin texts.
The book of Joshua stands at a pivotal point in biblical history as the nation of Israel transitioned from a life of wandering in the wilderness to conquering and possessing Canaan, the land of promise.
The Clos de Gat winery is located near the Ayalon valley where the Book of Joshua says that Joshua defeated the five kings.
See his volume The Book of Joshua as a Political Classic [Jerusalem: Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, 1989]).
For example, in the Book of Joshua in the Old Testament, we find the following verse: "Be strong and courageous, do not be terrified; do not be discouraged, for the Lord your God will be with you wherever you go.
Feldman (Brite Divinity School, Texas) examines the exegesis of The Book of Joshua in the Hebrew Bible in six Qumran scrolls, which have been little studied before.
They believe the ancient ruins belong to "Mozah," which is mentioned in the Book of Joshua as a town in the tribal lands of Benjamin bordering on Judaea.