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Old Testament Hebrew Lexical Dictionary

Entry for Strong's #3442 - יֵשׁוּעַ

Word Origin
for (03091)
Parts of Speech
Word Definition [ Brown-Drivers-Briggs | Strong ]
Brown-Driver-Briggs' Definition

Jeshua = “he is saved”

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 (noun proper masculine)

2) son of Jehozadak and high priest after the restoration (noun proper masculine)

3) a priest in the time of David who had charge of the 9th course (noun proper masculine)

4) a Levite in the reign of Hezekiah (noun proper masculine)

5) head of a Levitical house which returned from captivity in Babylon (noun proper masculine)

6) father of a builder of the wall of Jerusalem in the time of Nehemiah (noun proper masculine)

7) a town in southern Judah reinhabited by the people of Judah after the return from captivity (noun proper locative)

Frequency Lists  [ Book | Word ]
Verse Results
KJV (29) NAS ( 0 ) HCS (29)
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 10
Nehemiah 17
Numbers 1
1 Chronicles 1
2 Chronicles 1
Ezra 10
Nehemiah 17
n-p 20
n-p 17
n-p 17

Brown-Driver-Briggs Expanded Definition
 יֵשׁוּעַ proper name, masculine (Biblical Hebrew id., 3); — Ezra 5:2.

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Gesenius' Hebrew and Chaldee Definition

יֵשׁוּעַ [Jeshua], a contracted form of the pr.n. יֵהוֹשֻׁעַ used in the later Hebrew, Gr. Ἰησοῦς.

(1) of Joshua, the leader of the Israelites, Nehemiah 8:17.

(2) of a high priest of the same name; see יְהוֹשֻׁעַ No. 2, Ezra 2:2, 3:2 Nehemiah 7:7.

(3) pr.n. of other men, mentioned in the books of Chronicles, Ezra, and Nehemiah.

[“(4) a city of Judah, Nehemiah 11:26.”]

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List of Word Forms
וְיֵשׁ֑וּעַ וְיֵשׁ֖וּעַ וְיֵשׁ֗וּעַ וְיֵשׁ֙וּעַ֙ וְיֵשׁ֡וּעַ וְיֵשׁ֤וּעַ וְיֵשׁ֨וּעַ וּבְיֵשׁ֥וּעַ ובישוע וישוע יֵשֽׁוּעַ׃ יֵשׁ֔וּעַ יֵשׁ֖וּעַ יֵשׁ֛וּעַ יֵשׁ֡וּעַ יֵשׁ֣וּעַ יֵשׁ֤וּעַ יֵשׁ֧וּעַ יֵשׁ֨וּעַ ישוע ישוע׃ לְיֵשׁ֙וּעַ֙ לישוע lə·yê·šū·a‘ leyeShua ləyêšūa‘ ū·ḇə·yê·šū·a‘ ūḇəyêšūa‘ uveyeShua veyeShua wə·yê·šū·a‘ wəyêšūa‘ yê·šū·a‘ yeShua yêšūa‘
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