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About Yehoshua

Hebrew Name


English Name


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What does Yehoshua mean?
God is deliverance

וַיְצַ֞ו אֶת־יְהוֹשֻׁ֣עַ בִּן־נ֗וּן וַיֹּ֘אמֶר֮ חֲזַ֣ק וֶאֱמָץ֒ כִּ֣י אַתָּ֗ה תָּבִיא֙ אֶת־בְּנֵ֣י יִשְׂרָאֵ֔ל אֶל־הָאָ֖רֶץ אֲשֶׁר־נִשְׁבַּ֣עְתִּי לָהֶ֑ם וְאָנֹכִ֖י אֶהְיֶ֥ה עִמָּֽךְ׃

And He charged Yehoshua son of Nun: “Be strong and resolute: for you shall bring the Israelites into the land that I promised them on oath, and I will be with you.”

vai-YA-tzav et y'-ho-SHU-a ben-NU-n va-YO-mer, kha-ZAK ve-e-MATZ, kee a-TAH ta-VEE et b'-NAY yis-ra-AYL el ha-A-retz a-SHER nish-BA-tee la-HEM, v'-a-NO-khee e-HE-yeh i-MACH.

Deuteronomy 31:23

Description about Yehoshua
Joshua was Moses' aide and successor. He was one of the twelve spies sent to scout the Land of Israel and one of only two who returned with a positive and empowering report, thus revealing his complete faith in God (Numbers 13-14). Joshua led the nation of Israel from the wilderness into Israel, conquering the land and settling the nation. He is not only remembered for his role in war, but for his spiritual leadership as well.
Attribute of Yehoshua
Loyalty, bravery, strength, studiousness, responsibility
Where is Yehoshua in the Bible?
Exodus 17:8 - Deuteronomy 34:9, The Book of Joshua
What did Yehoshua do in the Bible?
Joshua was Moses’ loyal assistant. He was entrusted to lead the Children of Israel in a successful war against the tribe of Amalek. Moses changed his name from Hosea to Joshua before he set out on the mission of the spies in order to infuse him with extra spiritual power. Joshua ultimately led the Children of Israel in the conquering of the Land of Israel from the Canaanite tribes. He also supervised the apportioning of the Land of Israel to the 12 Tribes. He married Rahab after she converted.
What does the Bible say about Yehoshua?
Loyal, Brave

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