Joshua, an Ephraimite, is set to be the successor of Moses, and the sons of Joseph form part of the twelve tribes at the exclusion of Levi (Numbers). The pro-Joseph elements in the Hexateuch are regarded as part of the non-Priestly source.
Joshua also was the leader in renewing the Mosaic covenant with their God. Caleb was from the tribe of Judah. He was also chosen to explore the land of Canaan, and he was (along with Joshua) the other man who said that the God of Israel could help the Israelite people to victory against the Canaanites.
Joshua, also spelled Josue, Hebrew Yehoshua (“Yahweh is deliverance”), the leader of the Israelite tribes after the death of Moses, who conquered Canaan and distributed its lands to the 12 tribes. His story is told in the Old Testament Book of Joshua.
The Hebrew אשה זונה (ishah zonah), used to describe Rahab in Joshua 2:1, literally means “a prostitute woman”. In rabbinic texts, however, she is explained as being an “innkeeper,” based on the Aramaic Targum: פונדקאית.
In Matthew 1:1–6 and Luke 3:31–34 of the New Testament, Jesus is described as a member of the tribe of Judah by lineage.
Most modern Bibles translate Hebrews 4:8–10 to identify Jesus as a better Joshua, as Joshua led Israel into the rest of Canaan, but Jesus leads the people of God into “God’s rest”.
Spies were sent by Moses to explore the land of Canaan (promised to the children of Israel) for “forty days” ( Numbers 13:2, 25). The Hebrew people lived in the lands outside of the promised land for “forty years”. This period of years represents the time it takes for a new generation to arise ( Numbers 32:13).
Caleb is a Hebrew masculine given name. The Hebrew meaning offered for Caleb is “faithful, devotion, whole hearted, bold, brave”. This is on the basis of its being actually a compound word, a phenomenon quite common in ancient Hebrew.
Ex 33:11 informs a reader that God would speak to Moses face to face as a man speaks with his friend. A few verses later, in 33:14-15, God promises Moses that His face will go with him.
Moses and Joshua get ready to climb the mountain. While Moses seems to be the only one who went up, yet it is clear from 32.17 that Joshua did accompany Moses up the mountain, although he ( Joshua ) did not go all the way. The Lord commands Moses to go down the mountain.
Jesus ‘ name in Hebrew was “Yeshua” which translates to English as Joshua.
Yusha (Arabic: يوشع ), is a masculine given name, the Arabic form of Joshua (name) which is of Hebrew origin, meaning “God is salvation”.
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It tells of the campaigns of the Israelites in central, southern and northern Canaan, the destruction of their enemies, and the division of the land among the Twelve Tribes, framed by two set-piece speeches, the first by God commanding the conquest of the land, and, at the end, the second by Joshua warning of the need