Meaning of JOSHUA in English

/josh"ooh euh/ , 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. Abbr.: Josh.

3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning "God is salvation."

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