from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- In the Bible, a Hebrew leader who succeeded Moses as leader of Israel.
- n. See Table at Bible.
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- proper n. The sixth book of the Old Testament of Bible, and a book of the Tanakh.
- proper n. The son of Nun, Judge of Israel following Moses; author of the Book of Joshua.
- proper n. A male given name.
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- n. (Old Testament) Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land; best remembered for his destruction of Jericho
- n. a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
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"_As the Lord commanded Moses_ his servant; so did Moses command Joshua, and _so did Joshua_; he left nothing undone of all that the Lord commanded Moses.
On the other hand, the name Joshua means “savior.”
The name Jesus in Hebrew is the same as the name Joshua and was quite common among Jews at that time.
Without a word Joshua slid a section of the paper across the table to her, and she, too, relapsed into quiet perusal.
"Those raindrops are going to feel like rocks, going up," an attendant with the name Joshua on his shirt told us after we were already clicked in.
Here we are, once more marching toward an unknown future, what I call the Joshua generation to their Moses generation -- the great inheritors of progress paid for with sweat and blood, and sometimes life itself.
Father Joshua is a priest struggling with challenges to his faith.