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Old Testament Hebrew

Entry for Strong's #3091 - יְהוֹשׁוּעַ

Transliteration:
yehôshûa‛, yehôshûa‛
Phonetics:
yeh-ho-shoo'-ah, yeh-ho-shoo'-ah  
Word Origin:
from (03068) and (03467)
Parts of Speech:
N/A
TWOT:
None
Word Definition  [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs' | Strong's ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition
Joshua or Jehoshua = "Jehovah is salvation" n pr m
  1. son of Nun of the tribe of Ephraim and successor to Moses as the leader of the children of Israel; led the conquest of Canaan
  2. a resident of Beth-shemesh on whose land the Ark of the Covenant came to a stop after the Philistines returned it
  3. son of Jehozadak and high priest after the restoration
  4. governor of Jerusalem under king Josiah who gave his name to a gate of the city of Jerusalem
Frequency / Word  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (218)NAS (247)HCS (217)
Exodus7
Numbers11
Deuteronomy8
Joshua151
Judges6
1 Samuel2
1 Kings1
2 Kings1
1 Chronicles1
Haggai5
Zechariah6
Exodus7
Numbers11
Deuteronomy8
Joshua151
Judges6
1 Samuel2
1 Kings1
2 Kings1
1 Chronicles2
2 Chronicles1
Ezra10
Nehemiah17
Haggai5
Zechariah6
Exodus7
Numbers11
Deuteronomy9
Joshua167
Judges7
1 Samuel2
1 Kings1
2 Kings1
1 Chronicles1
Haggai5
Zechariah6
Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יְהוֺשׁוּעַ, יְהוֺשֻׁעַ and (later) יֵשׁוּעַ,

proper name, masculine (& location, see

9 below) (׳י is salvation, or ׳י is opulence, compare אֱלִישָׁע, אֱלִישׁוּעַ, אֲבִישׁוּעַ & Nes SK 1892,573f.; in any case it came to be associated with ישׁע, compare Matthew 1:21; on יֵשׁוּעַ see especially Frä VOJ iv. 1890,332f. Müll SK 1892,177f. who cite analogue for change of וֹ to later ֵ֯, & Nes l.c.) —

1 Moses' successor, son of Nun, (ᵐ5 Ἰησοῦς) יְהוֺשׁוּעַ Deuteronomy 3:21; Judges 2:7; = יְהוֺשֻׁעַ Exodus 17:9,10,13,14; Exodus 24:13; Exodus 32:17; Exodus 33:11; Numbers 11:28; Numbers 13:16; Numbers 14:6,30,38; Numbers 26:65; Numbers 27:18,22; Numbers 32:12,28; Numbers 34:17; Deuteronomy 1:38; Deuteronomy 3:28; Deuteronomy 31:3,7,14 (twice in verse); Deuteronomy 31:23; Deuteronomy 34:9; Joshua 1:1 167t. Joshua; Judges 1:1; Judges 2:6,7,8,21,23; 1 Kings 16:34; 1 Chronicles 7:27; = יֵשׁוּעַ Nehemiah 8:17 (ᵐ5 Ἰησοῦς); according to P, name changed by Moses from הוֺשֵׁעַ q. v. Numbers 13:8,16 (ᵐ5 Αὑση) Deuteronomy 32:44 (ᵐ5 Ἰησοῦς).

2יְהוֺשֻׁעַ a Bethshemite 1 Samuel 6:14,18 (ᵐ5 'Wshe, A Ἰησοῦς, ᵐ5 L Ἰωσηε).

3 high priest after the restoration, son of Jehozadak יְהוֺשֻׁעַ (ᵐ5 Ἰησοῦς) Haggai 1:1,12,14; Haggai 2:2,4; Zechariah 3:1,3,6,8,9; Zechariah 6:11; = יְשׁוּעַ (ᵐ5 Ἰησοῦς) Ezra 2:2; Ezra 3:2,8; Ezra 4:3; Ezra 5:2; Ezra 10:18; Nehemiah 7:7; Nehemiah 12:1,7,10,26.

4יְהוֺשֻׁעַ governor of Jerusalem under Josiah 2 Kings 23:8 (ᵐ5 Ἰησοῦς, ᵐ5 L Ἰωσηε).

5יֵשׁוּעַ (ᵐ5 Ἰησοῦς). head of one of the classes of priests 1 Chronicles 24:11, possibly also Ezra 2:36 = Nehemiah 7:39.

6יֵשׁוּעַ (ᵐ5 Ἰησοῦς etc.), a Levitical family-name of frequent occurrence:

a. Ezra 2:40; Ezra 3:9 = Nehemiah 7:43; Nehemiah 8:7; Nehemiah 9:4,5; Nehemiah 10:10; Nehemiah 12:8.

b. 2 Chronicles 31:15; Ezra 8:33; Nehemiah 12:24.

7יֵשׁוּעַ (ᵐ5 id.), father of a builder at the wall Nehemiah 3:19, perhaps =

8 a Judaite family-name (ᵐ5 id.), Ezra 2:6 = Nehemiah 7:11 (compare Sm Listen 12).

9. proper name, of a location in south of Judah Nehemiah 11:26 בְּיֵשׁוּעַ (ᵐ5 ἐν Ἰησού, ᵐ5 L ἐν Σουα).

יְהוֺשֻׁעַ, יֵשׁוּעַ proper name.

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List of Word Forms
בִּיהוֹשֻׁ֖עַ ביהושע וִֽיהוֹשֻׁ֔עַ וִֽיהוֹשֻׁ֣עַ וִיהוֹשֻׁ֕עַ וִיהוֹשֻׁ֖עַ וִיהוֹשֻׁ֙עַ֙ וִיהוֹשֻׁ֣עַ וִיהוֹשֻׁ֨עַ וִיהוֹשֻׁ֪עַ ויהושע יְ֠הוֹשֻׁעַ יְהוֹשֻֽׁעַ׃ יְהוֹשֻׁ֑עַ יְהוֹשֻׁ֔עַ יְהוֹשֻׁ֖עַ יְהוֹשֻׁ֗עַ יְהוֹשֻׁ֙עַ֙ יְהוֹשֻׁ֛עַ יְהוֹשֻׁ֜עַ יְהוֹשֻׁ֡עַ יְהוֹשֻׁ֣עַ יְהוֹשֻׁ֣עַ ׀ יְהוֹשֻׁ֣עַ־ יְהוֹשֻׁ֤עַ יְהוֹשֻׁ֥עַ יְהוֹשֻׁ֧עַ יְהוֹשֻׁ֨עַ יְהוֹשֻׁעַ֒ יְהוֹשֻׁעַ֙ יְהוֹשֻׁעַ֮ יְהוֹשׁ֔וּעַ יְהוֹשׁ֣וּעַ יהושוע יהושע יהושע־ יהושע׃ לִֽיהוֹשֻׁ֑עַ לִֽיהוֹשֻׁ֗עַ לִיהוֹשֻׁ֣עַ לִיהוֹשֻׁ֥עַ ליהושע bî·hō·wō·šu·a‘ bihoShua bîhōwōšua‘ lî·hō·wō·šu·a‘ lihoShua lîhōwōšua‘ vihoShua wî·hō·wō·šu·a‘ wîhōwōšua‘ yə·hō·wō·šu·a‘ yə·hō·wō·šū·a‘ yə·hō·wō·šu·a‘- yehoShua yəhōwōšua‘ yəhōwōšūa‘ yəhōwōšua‘-
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