Definition of Joshua

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

Category relationships: Old Testament
Generic synonyms: Religious Leader



2. 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: Book Of Joshua, Josue
Generic synonyms: Book
Group relationships: Old Testament, Nebiim, Prophets

Definition of Joshua

1. Proper noun. The sixth book of the Old Testament of Bible, and a book of the Tanakh. ¹

2. Proper noun. (biblical character) The son of Nun, judge Judge of Israel following Moses; author of the Book of Joshua. ¹

3. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Joseph Stalin
Joseph Warren Stilwell
Joseph ben Matthias
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Josephism
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Joshua (current term)
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Josiah
Josiah Quincy
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Josiah Willard Gibbs
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Josue
Jotto
Jotun
Jotunn

Literary usage of Joshua

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1. The Age of Reason: Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology by Thomas Paine (1896)
"If, therefore, we find in this book, said to have been written by Joshua, references to facts done after the death of Joshua, it is evidence that Joshua ..."

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