Jeshua or Jeshuahboth: jĕsh´yo͞oə [key] [Heb.,=God helps], in the Bible. 1 See Joshua. 2 See Joshua 2. 3 Head of a postexilic family. 4 Priestly family. 5 Head of a Levitical family. 6 Levite. 7 Unidentified town, S ancient Palestine.

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