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Meaning of Joshua

Josh•u•a

Pronunciation: ( josh'-u), [key]
— 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.”
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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