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Jeshua (1)
        (a saviour), another form of the name of Joshua of Jesus.
        1. Joshua the son of Nun. Ne 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. 1Ch 24:11 (B.C. 1014.)
        3. One of the Levites in the reign of Hezekiah. 2Ch 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. 1Ch 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 Zec 3:1 ... and Zech 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. Ezr 2:40; 3:9; Ne 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. Ne 10:14; 7:11 etc.; Ezra 10:30


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Smith, William, Dr "Meaning and Definition for 'Jeshua (1)' in Smiths Bible Dictionary".
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