Joshua

noun Josh·ua \ ˈjä-sh(ə-)wə \

Definition of Joshua

1 : the divinely commissioned successor of Moses and military leader of the Israelites during the conquest of Canaan according to the account in the book of Joshua
2 : a mainly narrative book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see Bible Table

Origin and Etymology of joshua

Hebrew Yĕhōshūaʽ


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