Jeshua

Jeshua [N] [H] [S]

  • Head of the ninth priestly order ( Ezra 2:36 ); called also Jeshuah ( 1 Chronicles 24:11 ).

  • A Levite appointed by Hezekiah to distribute offerings in the priestly cities ( 2 Chronicles 31:15 ).

  • Ezra 2:6 ; Nehemiah 7:11 .

  • Ezra 2:40 ; Nehemiah 7:43 .

  • The son of Jozadak, and high priest of the Jews under Zerubbabel ( Nehemiah 7:7 ; Nehemiah 12:1 Nehemiah 12:7 Nehemiah 12:10 Nehemiah 12:26 ); called Joshua ( Haggai 1:1 Haggai 1:12 ; Haggai 2:2 Haggai 2:4 ; Zechariah 3:1 Zechariah 3:3 Zechariah 3:6 Zechariah 3:8 Zechariah 3:9 ).

  • A Levite ( Ezra 8:33 ).

  • Nehemiah 3:19 .

  • A Levite who assisted in the reformation under ( Nehemiah 8:7 ; Nehemiah 9:4 Nehemiah 9:5 ).

  • Son of Kadmiel ( Nehemiah 12:24 ).

  • A city of Judah ( Nehemiah 11:26 ).

  • Nehemiah 8:17 ; Joshua, the son of Nun.

    These dictionary topics are from
    M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition,
    published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain, copy freely.

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    Easton, Matthew George. "Entry for Jeshua". "Easton's Bible Dictionary". .

  • Jeshua [N] [E] [S]

    same as Joshua
    Hitchcock's Dictionary of Bible Names. Public Domain. Copy freely.

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    Hitchcock, Roswell D. "Entry for 'Jeshua'". "An Interpreting Dictionary of Scripture Proper Names". . New York, N.Y., 1869.

    Jeshua [N] [E] [H]

    (a saviour ), another form of the name of Joshua of Jesus.

    1. Joshua the son of Nun. ( Nehemiah 8:17 ) [JOSHUA]
    2. A priest in the reign of David, to whom the nine course fell by David, to whom the ninth course fell by lot. ( 1 Chronicles 24:11 ) (B.C. 1014.)
    3. One of the Levites in the reign of Hezekiah. ( 2 Chronicles 31:15 ) (B.C. 726.)
    4. Son of Jehozadak, first high priest after the Babylonish captivity, B.C. 536. Jeshua was probably born in Babylon, whither his father Jehozadak had been taken captive while young. ( 1 Chronicles 6:15 ) Authorized Version. He came up from Babylon in the first year of Cyrus, with Zerubbabel, and took a leading part with him in the rebuilding of the temple and the restoration of the Jewish commonwealth. The two prophecies concerning him in ( Zechariah 3:1 ) ... and Zech 6:9-15 point him out as an eminent type of Christ.
    5. Head of a Levitical house, one of those which returned from the Babylonish captivity. ( Ezra 2:40 ; 3:9 ; Nehemiah 3:19 ; 8:7 ; Nehemiah 9:4 Nehemiah 9:5 ; 12:8 ) etc.
    6. A branch of the family of Pahath-moab, one of the chief families, probably, of the tribe of Judah. ( Nehemiah 10:14 ; 7:11 ) etc.; Ezra 10:30

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    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jeshua'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    Jeshua [N] [E] [H]

    (whom Jehovah helps ), one of the towns reinhabited by the people of Judah after the return from captivity. ( Nehemiah 11:26 ) It is not mentioned elsewhere.


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    Smith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Jeshua'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.

    JESHUA

    jesh'-u-a, je-shu'-a (yeshua`):

    A place occupied by the children of Judah after their return from captivity (Nehemiah 11:26), evidently, from the places named with it, in the extreme South of Judah. It may correspond with the Shema of Joshua 15:26, and possibly to the Sheba of 19:2. The site may be Khirbet Sa`weh, a ruin upon a prominent hill, Tell es Sa`weh, 12 miles East-Northeast of Beersheba. The hill is surrounded by a wall of large blocks of stone. PEF, III, 409-10, Sh XXV.


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    Orr, James, M.A., D.D. General Editor. "Entry for 'JESHUA'". "International Standard Bible Encyclopedia". 1915.