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Oshea

Oshea [S]

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

[S] indicates this entry was also found in Smith's Bible Dictionary

Bibliography Information

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

OSHEA

o-she'-a, o'-she-a (the Revised Version (British and American) "Hoshea" (Numbers 13:8,16)):

The original name of Joshua, the son of Nun, changed by Moses (Numbers 13:16) from Hoshea (hoshea`, "help") to Joshua (yehoshua`, "help of Yahweh").

See JOSHUA.


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