Joshua meaning

jŏsho͝o-ə
In the Bible, a Hebrew leader who succeeded Moses as leader of Israel.
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(name, person, proper) A masculine name: dim. Josh.
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The sixth book of the Old Testament of Bible, and a book of the Tanakh.
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The son of Nun, Judge of Israel following Moses; author of the Book of Joshua; Quranic figure.
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A male given name.
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Origin of joshua

  • Late Latin Ioshua from Hebrew yəhôšûa‘ Yahweh (is) salvation hwy in Semitic roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • After Joshua

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Hebrew יְהוֹשֻׁעַ (yəhôšūaʿ, “The Lord is salvation”).

    From Wiktionary