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Joshua ( Yĕhôshúa ‘;, Yūshaʿ ibn Nūn ), is a figure in the Torah, being one of the spies for Israel ( Num 13-14 ) and in few passages as Moses ' assistant.
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Joshua forms part of the biblical history of the emergence of Israel which begins with the exodus of the Israelites from slavery in Egypt, continues with their conquest of Canaan under their leader Joshua ( the subject matter of the book of Joshua ), and culminates in Judges with the settlement of the tribes in the land.
The conquest begins in Canaan with Jericho, followed by Ai ( central Canaan ), after which Joshua builds an altar to Yahweh at Mt Ebal ( northern Canaan ) and renews the Covenant.
* Joshua sent spies to scout out the land near Jericho ( 2: 1 ), just as Moses sent spies from the wilderness to scout out the Promised Land ( Num.
* Joshua led the Israelites out of the wilderness into the Promised Land, crossing the Jordan River as if on dry ground ( 3: 16 ), just as Moses led the Israelites out of Egypt through the Red Sea, which they crossed as if on dry land ( Ex.
* Joshua successfully intercedes on behalf of the Israelites when Yahweh is angry for their failure to fully observe the " ban " ( herem ), just as Moses frequently persuaded God not to punish the people ( Ex.
* Joshua and the Israelites were able to defeat the people at Ai because Joshua followed the divine instruction to extend his sword ( Josh 8: 18 ), just as the people were able to defeat the Amalekites as long as Moses extended his hand that held " the staff of God " ( Ex.
* Joshua served as the mediator of the renewed covenant between Yahweh and Israel at Shechem ( 8: 30 – 35 ; 24 ), just as Moses was the mediator of Yahweh's covenant with the people at Mount Sinai / Mount Horeb.
* Before his death Joshua delivered a farewell address to the Israelites ( 23 – 24 ), just as Moses had delivered his farewell address ( Deut.
After her husband Joshua Raymond died, Mercy moved with her family to northern New London, Connecticut ( later Montville ), where she bought much land.
Bethel was an important centre for Jeroboam's Golden Calf cult ( which used non-Levites as priests ), located on Israel's southern border, which had been allocated to the Tribe of Benjamin by Joshua, as was Ephron, which is believed to be the Ophrah that was allocated to the Tribe of Benjamin by Joshua.
Several years later, with his brother, Isaac, Jacob published the Bible commentary Miklal Yofi by Solomon ben Melekh which included his own commentary, Lekket Shikchah ( Gleanings ), on the Pentateuch, the Book of Joshua, and part of the Book of Judges.
“ And that Christ being Lord, and God the Son of God, and appearing formerly in power as Man, and Angel, and in the glory of fire as at the bush, so also was manifested at the judgment executed on Sodom, has been demonstrated fully by what has been said .” Then I repeated once more all that I had previously quoted from Exodus, about the vision in the bush, and the naming of Joshua ( Jesus ), and continued: “ And do not suppose, sirs, that I am speaking superfluously when I repeat these words frequently: but it is because I know that some wish to anticipate these remarks, and to say that the power sent from the Father of all which appeared to Moses, or to Abraham, or to Jacob, is called an Angel because He came to men ( for by Him the commands of the Father have been proclaimed to men ); is called Glory, because He appears in a vision sometimes that cannot be borne ; is called a Man, and a human being, because He appears arrayed in such forms as the Father pleases ; and they call Him the Word, because He carries tidings from the Father to men: but maintain that this power is indivisible and inseparable from the Father, just as they say that the light of the sun on earth is indivisible and inseparable from the sun in the heavens ; as when it sinks, the light sinks along with it ; so the Father, when He chooses, say they, causes His power to spring forth, and when He chooses, He makes it return to Himself.
In one case she paskinned din on " klaustra " a rare Greek word referring to an object, used in the Talmud, unfortunately Rabbi Yehudah Hanassi did not believe women could be credited with paskining din, as it says ' do not speak too much to women ' ( Tannah Rabbi Jesse the Galilean ), and therefore credited the law to Rabbi Joshua who may have been her father.
( 1952 ); Mark Antony in Joseph L. Mankiewicz's 1953 film adaptation of Shakespeare's Julius Caesar ; and as Air Force Major Lloyd Gruver in Sayonara ( 1957 ), Joshua Logan's adaption of James Michener's 1954 novel.
They are mentioned over 250 times, the majority in the Deuteronomistic history ( the series of " history " books from Joshua to 2 Kings ), and are depicted as the archenemies of the Israelites, a serious and recurring threat before being subdued by David.
Following a brutal guerrilla war waged against authorities by two rival black nationalist organisations ( Robert Mugabe ’ s ZANU and Joshua Nkomo ’ s ZAPU ), Rhodesian premier Ian Smith conceded to biracial democracy in 1978.
The People's Political Party ( PPP ), founded in 1952 by Ebenezer Joshua, was the first major political party in St. Vincent.
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"), is the inspiration for the text of several pieces of choral music, usually entitled When David Heard ( such as those by Renaissance composers Thomas Tomkins and Thomas Weelkes, or American composers Eric Whitacre, Joshua Shank, and Norman Dinerstein ).
It is mentioned many times in the Tanakh ( Joshua 15: 39, 2 Samuel 14: 9 and 23: 26, 1 Chronicles 11: 28 ).
The Ark is first mentioned in the Book of Exodus, and then numerous times in Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, I Samuel, II Samuel, I Kings, I Chronicles, II Chronicles, Psalms and Jeremiah.
One example is the Chronicler's use of genealogies in 1 Chronicles 1-9, which seem to come directly from the Pentateuch and possibly, as well, from Joshua and other books.
The book is structured in two roughly equal parts, the story of the campaigns of the Israelites in central, southern and northern Canaan and the destruction of their enemies, followed by the division of the conquered land among the twelve tribes ; the two parts are framed by set-piece speeches by God and Joshua commanding the conquest and at the end warning of the need for faithful obedience of the Law ( torah ) revealed to Moses.
Although tradition holds that it was written by Joshua, it is probable that it was written by multiple editors and authors far removed from the time.
The earliest parts of the book are possibly chapters 2 – 11, the story of the conquest ; more certain is that this section was then incorporated into an early form of Joshua that was part of then original Deuteronomistic history, written late in the reign of king Josiah ( reigned 640 – 609 BCE ); it seems clear that the book was not completed until after the fall of Jerusalem to the Babylonians in 586, and possibly not until after the return from the Babylonian exile late in the 6th century.
( Chapter 1 is the first of three important moments in Joshua marked with major speeches and reflections by the main characters ; here first God and then Joshua make speeches about the goal of conquest of the Promised Land ; at chapter 12, Joshua looks back on the conquest ; and at chapter 23 Joshua gives a speech about what must be done if Israel is to live in peace in the land ).
There is now general agreement that Joshua was composed as part of a larger work, the Deuteronomistic history, stretching from Deuteronomy to Kings.
The apparent setting of Joshua is the 13th century ; this was a time of widespread city-destruction, but with a few exceptions ( Hazor, Lachish ) the destroyed cities are not the ones the Bible associates with Joshua, and the ones it does associate with him show little or no sign of even being occupied at the time.
In Judges, Samuel and Kings Israel becomes faithless and God ultimately shows his anger by sending his people into exile, but in Joshua Israel is obedient, Joshua is faithful, and God fulfills his promise and gives them the land.
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The Deuteronomistic Historians, who redacted the Former Prophets ( Joshua, Judges, 1 & 2 Samuel, 1 & 2 Kings ), idealized Samuel as a figure who is larger than life like Joshua.
One of those statues had been made by Donatello in 1410, a figure of Joshua made of terracotta, and a second, also a terracotta, but this time of Hercules, was commissioned from the Florentine sculptor Agostino di Duccio in 1463 ; scholars suggest that Agostino was working under Donatello's direction.
In Puck, by Sir Joshua Reynolds, for the Boydell Shakespeare Gallery, the once-dangerous figure is rendered harmless
From 1840 onward, Millerism was transformed from an “ obscure, regional movement into a national campaign .” The key figure in this transformation was Joshua Vaughan Himes — the pastor of Chardon Street Chapel in Boston, and an able and experienced publisher.
" The key figure in this transformation was Joshua Vaughan Himes, the pastor of Chardon Street Chapel in Boston, Massachusetts, and an able and experienced publisher.
* Nun ( Bible ), a Biblical figure who is the father of Joshua, the right-hand man and successor of Moses
Among his historical and figure subjects are Agrippina, after West ; Love in Bondage, after Guido Reni ; the Royal Academy, the Embassy of Hyderbeck to meet Lord Cornwallis Colonel Mordant's Cock Fight and a Tiger Hunt, the last four after Zoffany ; and Lord Heathfield, after Sir Joshua Reynolds.