Book of Joshua

سفر يشوع

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  • Book of Joshua — This article is about the canonical book of the Hebrew Bible. For information on the Samaritan version, see Book of Joshua (Samaritan). Hebrew Bible …   Wikipedia

  • Book of Joshua — noun a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses • Syn: ↑Joshua, ↑Josue • Instance Hypernyms: ↑book • Part Holonyms: ↑Prophets, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Book of Joshua (Samaritan) — The Samaritan Book of Joshua is a Samaritan chronicle, written in Arabic. It is so called because the greater part of it is devoted to the history of Joshua. It was published from an Arabic manuscript written in the Samaritan alphabet, with a… …   Wikipedia

  • JOSHUA, BOOK OF — JOSHUA, BOOK OF, the first book of the Former Prophets, which relates the conquest of canaan and its early settlement from the death of moses to the death of joshua . The Book of Joshua is divided into three main sections: the conquest of the… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Book of Judges — (Hebrew: Sefer Shoftim ספר שופטים) is a book of the Bible originally written in Hebrew. It appears in the Tanakh and in the Christian Old Testament. Its title refers to its contents; it contains the history of Biblical judges (not to be confused… …   Wikipedia

  • Joshua — • The name of eight persons in the Old Testament, and of one of the Sacred Books Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Joshua     Josue (Joshua)      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • JOSHUA — (Heb. יְהוֹשֻׁעַ; YHWH is salvation ), son of Nun of the tribe of Ephraim and leader of the Israelites in the conquest and apportionment of the land of Canaan; his name was originally Hosea (Num. 13:8, 16; Deut. 32:44). Joshua, who appears in the …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Joshua (disambiguation) — Joshua is a Biblical figure. The name Joshua may also refer to:People* Joshua (name) * The name Jesus also derives from the Hebrew form of Joshua. * Joshua the High Priest * A. B. Yehoshua, an Israeli novelist, essayist, and playwright * Joshua,… …   Wikipedia

  • Joshua Waitzkin — (born December 4 1976, New York City) is a chess player, martial arts competitor, and author. As a child he was recognized as a prodigy, and won the U.S. Junior Chess championship in 1993 and 1994. He began playing the game at the age of six,… …   Wikipedia

  • Joshua — /josh ooh euh/, n. 1. the successor of Moses as leader of the Israelites. Deut. 31:14, 23; 34:9. 2. a book of the Bible bearing his name. Abbr.: Josh. 3. a male given name: from a Hebrew word meaning God is salvation. * * * I Leader of the… …   Universalium

  • Joshua Roll — The Joshua Roll is a Byzantine illuminated manuscript of highly unusual format, probably of the 10th century Macedonian Renaissance, The 10th century Joshua Roll is interesting as an example of Byzantine illuminated manuscript that shows the… …   Wikipedia

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