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Joshua, inhabitant of Beth-shemesh

 

(saviour, or whose help is Jehovah). His name appears in the various forms of Hoshea, Oshea, Jehoshua, Jeshua and Jesus.

An inhabitant of Beth-Shemesh, in whose land was the stone at which the milch-kine stopped when they drew the ark of God with the offerings of the Philistines from Ekron to Beth-Shemesh. (1 Samuel 6:14,18) (B.C. 1124.)

 

* See other occurrences of the same term: Joshua.

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