(b) yehoshua`, "Yahweh is deliverance" or "opulence"; compare JESHUA; Iesous:
(1) Joshua the son of Nun; the name has the Hebrew form
(2) In 1 Samuel 6:14,18 (form (b)), the Bethshemite in whose field stood the kine that brought the ark from the Philistines.
(3) In 2 Kings 23:8 (form (b)), governor of Jerusalem in the time of Josiah.
(4) The high priest at Jerusalem after the return. See separate article.
S. F. Hunter
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