(Old Testament) Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land; best remembered for his destruction of Jericho
Joshua, Josue, Book of Joshua(noun)
a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
The sixth book of the Old Testament of Bible, and a book of the Tanakh.
The son of Nun, Judge of Israel following Moses; author of the Book of Joshua.
Origin: Hebrew יְהוֹשֻׁעַ.
Joshua, is a figure in the Torah, being one of the spies for Israel and in few passages as Moses' assistant. He is the central character in the Hebrew Bible's Book of Joshua. According to the books Exodus, Numbers and Joshua, he became the leader of the Israelite tribes after the death of Moses; his name was Hoshe'a the son of Nun, of the tribe of Ephraim, but Moses called him Yehoshu'a the name by which he is commonly known; and he was born in Egypt prior to the Exodus, and was probably the same age as Caleb, with whom he is occasionally associated. He was one of the twelve spies of Israel sent by Moses to explore the land of Canaan. After the death of Moses, he led the Israelite tribes in the conquest of Canaan, and allocated the land to the tribes. According to Biblical chronology, Joshua lived between 1500–1390 BCE, or sometime in the late Bronze Age. According to Joshua 24:29, Joshua died at the age of 110. Joshua also holds a position of respect to Muslims. According to Islamic tradition, he was, along with Caleb, one of the two believing spies whom Moses had sent to spy the land of Canaan. All Muslims also see Joshua as the leader of the Israelites, following the death of Moses. Some Muslims also believe Joshua to be the "attendant" of Moses mentioned in the Qur’ān, before Moses meets Khidr and some believe that he is a prophet.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a Jewish military leader, born of the tribe of Ephraim, the minister and successor of Moses, under whose leadership the Jews obtained a footing in the Land of Canaan.
The numerical value of joshua in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of joshua in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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This is where Grandpa Joshua came in 1779, so he would have been right here somewhere in this little area.
We are certainly getting ahead if I am Moses, then you are Joshua and will take possession of the promised land of psychiatry, which I shall only be able to glimpse from afar.
We are certainly getting ahead; if I am Moses, then you are Joshua and will take possession of the promised land of psychiatry, which I shall only be able to glimpse from afar.
Rather than end my trip there, I bit the bullet and I decided to stop in at a motel and dry off and warm up, that was kind of a low point. I had tried to do this . . . just like Grandpa Joshua did. Sleeping under the stars, fording the rivers, carrying all my own food.
We are still demanding that the government make clear why they stopped Joshua Wong from coming here, we're angry at the government's actions because there's no reason that the Malaysian government should stop us from organizing any international talk on the democracy movement.
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