1 Joshua son of Nun was a great soldier and the next of the prophets after Moses. He lived up to the meaning of his name as the great deliverer of the Lord's chosen people. He defeated the enemies that attacked them, so that Israel could claim its land. 1

References for Ben Sira 46:1

    • 54 46:1 - 46.1-6 Js 1.1--11.23.
    • a 46:1 - joshua: [This name in Hebrew means "the Lord saves."]