Definition of Book of Joshua

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

Exact synonyms: Joshua, Josue
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Nebiim, Prophets

Lexicographical Neighbors of Book Of Joshua

Book of Deuteronomy
Book of Ecclesiastes
Book of Esther
Book of Exodus
Book of Ezekiel
Book of Ezra
Book of Genesis
Book of Habakkuk
Book of Haggai
Book of Hosea
Book of Isaiah
Book of Jeremiah
Book of Job
Book of Joel
Book of Jonah
Book of Joshua (current term)
Book of Judges
Book of Judith
Book of Lamentations
Book of Leviticus
Book of Malachi
Book of Micah
Book of Mormon
Book of Nahum
Book of Nehemiah
Book of Numbers
Book of Obadiah
Book of Proverbs
Book of Psalms
Book of Revelation

Literary usage of Book of Joshua

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bible history: for the use of children, with descriptive explanations by the (1856)
"ON THE Book of Joshua. THE Book of Joshua was written by Joshua. ... The Book of Joshua contains the history of about thirty years.* CHAPTER LVI. ..."

2. Dr. William Smith's Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities by Sir William Smith (1888)
"... and hie method of apportioning various parts of the book of Joshua to the several writers in ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"Moreover, while the general impression which the book of Joshua gives is that of a complete conquest, its individual expressions limit this (xxiii. 7, 12). ..."

4. The Age of Reason: Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology by Thomas Paine (1896)
"But there is good reason to believe, that it was not written till the time of David, at least, and that the book of Joshua was not written ..."

5. Leviathan: Or, The Matter, Form, and Power of a Commonwealth Ecclesiastical by Thomas Hobbes (1885)
"That the Book of Joshua was also written long after the time of Joshua, may be gathered out of many places of the book itself. ..."

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