Book of Joshua

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Book of Joshua a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
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Usage

In literature:

COLENSO, Bishop, his 'Pentateuch and the Book of Joshua.
"The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II (of II)" by Charles Darwin
This book begins with the same expression as the book of Joshua.
"The Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume IV. 1794-1796." by Thomas Paine
I have taken tooth and nail to the Bible, and am got through the five books of Moses, and half way in Joshua.
"The Letters of Robert Burns" by Robert Burns
The book of Joshua contains the conquests of the Israelites over the seven nations, and their establishment in the promised land.
"The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant" by John Hamilton Moore
The Book of Judges is placed after that of Joshua, because it takes up the narrative where Joshua closes.
"From Bondage to Liberty in Religion" by George T. Ashley
The Pentateuch and Book of Joshua critically examined, by the Right Rev.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
It is stated in the Book of Joshua that the Jews were circumcised in the wilderness.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 3 (of 10)" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
The book of JOSHUA contains the conquests of the Israelites over the seven nations, and their establishment in the promised land.
"Letters on the Improvement of the Mind" by Hester Chapone
This Book of Joshua simply claims to be a relation of the adventures of the Jews under the leadership of Joshua.
"The Bible: what it is" by Charles Bradlaugh
A lesson from the Book of Joshua is encouraging.
"The Palm Tree Blessing" by W. E. Shepard
The first eleven chapters of this book give the account of Joshua's wars to gain the land for his people.
"Heroes of Israel" by Theodore Gerald Soares
The book of Joshua is as merciless as famine, as ferocious as the heart of a wild beast.
"About The Holy Bible" by Robert G. Ingersoll
We find in the book of Joshua that the sun stood still, and the moon stayed until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies.
"Mistakes of Moses" by Robert G. Ingersoll
Make the opposite experiment: you are familiar with the Books of Joshua, Judges, Kings.
"Outlines of a Philosophy of Religion based on Psychology and History" by Auguste Sabatier
We find in the book of Joshua that the sun stood still, and the moon stayed until the people had avenged themselves upon their enemies.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 2 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Lectures" by Robert G. Ingersoll
The book of Joshua is as merciless as famine, as ferocious as the heart of a wild beast.
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 3 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Lectures" by Robert G. Ingersoll
If it should be demonstrated that the book of Joshua is all false, what harm could follow?
"The Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Vol. 12 (of 12) Dresden Edition--Miscellany" by Robert G. Ingersoll
The book of Joshua is taken up with the bloody wars of the Israelites; it is a mere record of savage butchery; every page reeks with slaughter.
"The Christian Creed; or, What it is Blasphemy to Deny" by Annie Besant
Rebecca Mary was reading a book which she had found in one of the big cases in Joshua Cabot's grandfather's library.
"Rebecca's Promise" by Frances R. Sterrett
This earliest book of history is commonly designated in the Pentateuch and Joshua by the symbol J.
"The Literature of the Old Testament" by George Foot Moore
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In news:

Joshua Stevens, 26, of Lake Panasoffkee, was still being booked in the Marion County jail late Thursday, according to jail officials.
In the aftermath of the Democratic defeat in the 2004 Presidential election, the influential liberal blogger Joshua Micah Marshall considered taking a step back from American politics and writing a book.
Blogger and financial adviser Joshua Brown has written a book about cold-calling scripts and other secrets of stock peddlers.
Handout of Dallas Cowboys football player Joshua Price-Brent in this booking photo in Irving, Texas.
Handout of Dallas Cowboys football player Joshua Price-Brent in this booking photo in Irving, Texas.
Picturing the Science, edited by Popular Mechanics editorial advisor Gavin A Schmidt and photographer Joshua Wolfe, is the first book anyone seeking a layman's understanding of the science of global warming should read.
A review of Reckless Endangerment, by New York Times reporter Gretchen Morgenson and housing analyst Joshua Rosner, Times Books, New York, 2011.
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