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ˈdʒɒʃ u əjoshua

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Joshuanoun

    (Old Testament) Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land; best remembered for his destruction of Jericho

  2. Joshua, Josue, Book of Joshuanoun

    a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses

Wiktionary

  1. Joshuanoun

    The son of Nun, Judge of Israel following Moses; author of the Book of Joshua.

  2. Joshuanoun

    The sixth book of the Old Testament of Bible, and a book of the Tanakh.

    Synonym: Josh.

  3. Joshuanoun

    The son of Nun, Judge of Israel following Moses; author of the Book of Joshua; Quranic figure.

  4. Joshuanoun

    A male given name from Hebrew.

    "His father had a notion," observes Malone, on the authority of Dr. Percy, Bishop of Dromore, "that it might at some future period of his life be an advantage to a child to bear an uncommon Christian name, - - - Hence our author derived the scriptural name of Joshua, which, though not very uncommon, occurs less frequently than many others." But another biographer has suggested, with more appearance of reason, that it was probably given to him because an uncle, who was one of his godfathers, bore the same name,

  5. Etymology: Hebrew יְהוֹשֻׁעַ.

Wikipedia

  1. Joshua

    Joshua () also known as Yehoshua (Hebrew: יְהוֹשֻׁעַ‎ Yəhōšuaʿ,‍ Tiberian: Yŏhōšuaʿ, lit. 'Yahweh is salvation') or Josue, functioned as Moses' assistant in the books of Exodus and Numbers, and later succeeded Moses as leader of the Israelite tribes in the Book of Joshua of the Hebrew Bible. His name was Hoshea (הוֹשֵׁעַ‎ Hōšēaʿ,‍ lit. 'Save') the son of Nun, of the tribe of Ephraim, but Moses called him "Yehoshua" (translated as "Joshua" in English), the name by which he is commonly known in English. According to the Bible, he was born in Egypt prior to the Exodus. The Hebrew Bible identifies Joshua as one of the twelve spies of Israel sent by Moses to explore the land of Canaan. In Numbers 13:1, and after the death of Moses, he led the Israelite tribes in the conquest of Canaan, and allocated lands to the tribes. According to biblical chronology, Joshua lived some time in the Bronze Age. According to Joshua 24:29, Joshua died at the age of 110. Joshua holds a position of respect among Muslims. Muslims also see Joshua as the leader of the faithful following the death of Moses. In Islam, it is also believed that Yusha bin Nun (Joshua) was the "attendant" of Moses mentioned in the Quran before Moses meets Khidr. Joshua plays a role in Islamic literature, with significant narration in the hadith.

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  1. Joshua

    Joshua is a given name of Hebrew origin which means "God is salvation." It is often used to refer to a person, mainly males, who carries the name.

Wikidata

  1. Joshua

    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

  1. Joshua

    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.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. JOSHUA

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Joshua is ranked #9552 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Joshua surname appeared 3,403 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 1 would have the surname Joshua.

    57.2% or 1,948 total occurrences were Black.
    22.9% or 782 total occurrences were White.
    7.9% or 271 total occurrences were Asian.
    5% or 173 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    4.1% or 142 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    2.5% or 87 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of joshua in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of joshua in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of joshua in a Sentence

  1. Alfred the great:

    There's this guy called Joshua and he knows all about me. I hope he writes my biography, and puts spaceships in it

  2. Kubrat Pulev:

    I will donate 50% of the money I earn from the match with Joshua to the tireless heroes in the fight against the coronavirus, i will give doctors, nurses and hospitals the necessary equipment to deal with this devilish virus.

  3. Visalia Police Department:

    The Visalia Police Department received numerous tips regarding the identity of the persons involved, detectives were able to identify Joshua Portillo … as the suspect responsible for Nicholas Moll’s death.

  4. Ng Yap-hwa:

    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.

  5. Mike Huckabee:

    Janet and I want to affirm our support for the Joshua Duggar family. ... He and his family dealt with it and were honest and open about it with the victims and the authorities. No purpose whatsoever is served by those who are now trying to discredit Josh or his family by sensationalizing the story.

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