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Bible Usage:


  • Included in Eastons: Yes
  • Included in Hitchcocks: Yes
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: Yes
  • Included in Websters: No
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: No
  • Included in BDB: Yes

Strongs Concordance:


Easton's Bible Dictionary

1. Head of the ninth priestly order (Ezra 2:36); called also Jeshuah (1 Chronicles 24:11).

2. A Levite appointed by Hezekiah to distribute offerings in the priestly cities (2 Chronicles 31:15).

3. Ezra 2:6; Nehemiah 7:11.

4. Ezra 2:40; Nehemiah 7:43.

5. The son of Jozadak, and high priest of the Jews under Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 7:7; 12:1, 7, 10, 26); called Joshua (Haggai 1:1, 12; 2:2, 4; Zechariah 3:1, 3, 6, 8, 9).

6. A Levite (Ezra 8:33).

7. Nehemiah 3:19.

8. A Levite who assisted in the reformation under Nehemiah (8:7; 9:4, 5).

9. Son of Kadmiel (Nehemiah 12:24).

10. A city of Judah (Nehemiah 11:26).

11. Nehemiah 8:17; Joshua, the son of Nun.

Hitchcock's Names Dictionary

same as Joshua

Naves Topical Index

1. Called Jeshuah

A priest, head of the ninth course
1 Chronicles 24:11

Nine hundred and seventy-three of his descendants returned from Babylon
Ezra 2:36; Nehemiah 7:39

2. A Levite

Had charge of the tithes
2 Chronicles 31:15

His descendants returned with Ezra from Babylon
Ezra 2:40; Nehemiah 7:43

3. Called Joshua

A priest who accompanied Zerubbabel from Babylon
Ezra 2:2; Nehemiah 7:7; Nehemiah 12:1

Descendants of
Nehemiah 12:10

Rebuilt the altar
Ezra 3:2

Rebuilt the temple
Ezra 3:8-13

Contends with those who sought to defeat the rebuilding
Ezra 4:1-3; Ezra 5:1-2

4. Father of Jozabad
Ezra 8:33

5. Son of Pahath-Moab
Ezra 2:6; Nehemiah 7:11

6. Father of Ezer
Nehemiah 3:19

7. A Levite who explained the law to the people when Ezra read it
Nehemiah 8:7; Nehemiah 12:8

8. A Levite who sealed Nehemiah's covenant
Nehemiah 10:9

9. A city of Judah
Nehemiah 11:26

10. Joshua called
Nehemiah 8:17

11. Symbolic:

Prophecies concerning
Zech 3:1-10; Zech 6:9-15

Smith's Bible Dictionary

1. (a saviour), another form of the name of Joshua of Jesus.

  1. Joshua the son of Nun. (Nehemiah 8:17) [JOSHUA]
  2. A priest in the reign of David, to whom the nine course fell by David, to whom the ninth course fell by lot. (1 Chronicles 24:11) (B.C. 1014.)
  3. One of the Levites in the reign of Hezekiah. (2 Chronicles 31:15) (B.C. 726.)
  4. Son of Jehozadak, first high priest after the Babylonish captivity, B.C. 536. Jeshua was probably born in Babylon, whither his father Jehozadak had been taken captive while young. (1 Chronicles 6:15) Authorized Version. He came up from Babylon in the first year of Cyrus, with Zerubbabel, and took a leading part with him in the rebuilding of the temple and the restoration of the Jewish commonwealth. The two prophecies concerning him in (Zechariah 3:1) ... and Zechariah 6:9-15 Point him out as an eminent type of Christ.
  5. Head of a Levitical house, one of those which returned from the Babylonish captivity. (Ezra 2:40; 3:9; Nehemiah 3:19; 8:7; 9:4,5; 12:8) etc.
  6. A branch of the family of Pahath-moab, one of the chief families, probably, of the tribe of Judah. (Nehemiah 10:14; 7:11) etc.; Ezra 10:30

2. (whom Jehovah helps), one of the towns reinhabited by the people of Judah after the return from captivity. (Nehemiah 11:26) It is not mentioned elsewhere.
3. In "Baal-hazor which is by Ephraim" was Absalom's sheepfarm, at which took place the murder of Amnon, one of the earliest precursors of the great revolt. (2 Samuel 13:23) There is no clue to its situation.
4. a city "in the district near the wilderness" to which our Lord retired with his disciples when threatened with violence by the priests. (John 11:54)

Smith's Bible Dictionary

a priest in the reign of David, (1 Chronicles 24:11) the same as JESHUA, No. 2. (B.C. 1014.)