Meaning of JOSHUA in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈjä-sh(ə-)wə ]


Etymology: Hebrew Yĕhōshūa‘

Date: before 12th century

1. : the divinely commissioned successor of Moses and military leader of the Israelites during the conquest of Canaan according to the account in the book of Joshua

2. : a mainly narrative book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table

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