• WordNet 3.6
    • n Joshua a book in the Old Testament describing how Joshua led the Israelites into Canaan (the Promised Land) after the death of Moses
    • n Joshua (Old Testament) Moses' successor who led the Israelites into the Promised Land; best remembered for his destruction of Jericho
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  • Bible
    “Have I not commanded you? Be strong and courageous. Do not tremble or be dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. [Joshua 1:9]”


In literature:

The Jews believe this place to be the Shimron-Meron of Joshua xii.
"Byeways in Palestine" by James Finn
There were several aspirants, among them Millard Fillmore, John C. Spencer, John A. Collier, and Joshua A. Spencer.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
As I told you, that Joshua Ward was as good as wheat.
"The Rainy Day Railroad War" by Holman Day
Sir Joshua certainly criticizes the Rubens correctly with regard to colouring; but sentiment it has none.
"Rembrandt and His Works" by John Burnet
Joshua's voice was hoarse from much exposure to weather, but Tim thought he sang with great expression.
"Our Frank" by Amy Walton
I. K. doubtless believes that God put it into the heart of Joshua to utter a command for the miraculous continuance of daylight.
"Notes and Queries, Number 71, March 8, 1851" by Various
Joshua rose up early in the morning and set out from Shittim.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
The noise no longer disturbed Mr. Joshua, except when an engine halted just outside to blow off steam.
"Shining Ferry" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
The murder of Sir Joshua Tubbs, M.P.
"Once a Week" by Alan Alexander Milne
Benjamin Faneuil and Joshua Winslow were respectable merchants.
"Tea Leaves" by Various

In poetry:

"Oh, who will stay the sun's descent?"
King Joshua he is dead, my lord.
"I need an hour to repent!"
'Tis what our sister said, my lord.
"Heriot's Ford" by Rudyard Kipling
Come! Come! Joshua, come!
Don't you think it's time the journey closes?
For you know we'll never stand in the promised land
While Andy Veto's our Moses.
"Andy Veto" by Henry Clay Work
Moses and Aaron, Joshua of old,
With each good king, that rul'd the Jews of yore,
And ev'ry prophet, that God's will foretold,
Shew'd us, how we the Godhead shou'd adore.
"Advice To Prepare Ourselves, Before We Come To Worship God In Public" by Rees Prichard
Moses, the while he travell'd o'er the plain,
Joshua, whilst amid the mortal fray,
Christ, on the road, and Paul upon the main,
Cou'd mind their bus'ness — and find time to pray.
"Concerning Prayer, And Its Proper Requisites" by Rees Prichard
Like Joshua, make thou our leaders strong,
That they like him, may chase the hostile throng,
Their schemes and stratagems do thou attend,
That they may bring them to a prosp'rous end.
"The Soldier's Prayer" by Rees Prichard
For we shall rest; the brain that planned,
That thought or wrought or well or ill,
At gaze like Joshua's moon shall stand,
Not working any work or will,
While eye and lip and heart and hand
Shall all be still–shall all be still!
"What Matters It?" by George Frederick Cameron

In news:

Looking for stable, predictable cash flows, fund manager Joshua Duitz invests in infrastructure companies in Latin America.
When members of Mishkan Shalom Synagogue in Philadelphia need inspiration to tackle society's thorny problems, they look no further than a social room named for their late hero: Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel.
Warren Joshua Boone of the 4700 block of Hawskbury Road was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lenz/ Guse David and Suzan Guse announce the marriage of their daughter, Laura, to Joshua Lenz, son of Jeffry and Julie Lenz and Rand and Mary Madson.
The Pleasure of Being Robbed Directed by Joshua Safdie IFC Films Opens October 3, IFC Center.
G2 Joshua hires Gyro 's O'Mara.
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Joshua Gunter/The Plain Dealer LeBron James was at his dominant best on Saturday night, finishing with 47 points with 12 rebounds and eight assists as the Cavaliers grabbed a 3-0 series lead over Atlanta.
Briann Nicole Haught and Joshua Alan Myers were united in marriage at 4 pm Saturday, Sept 22, at Temple Baptist Church, Moundsville.
Army Sgt Joshua Michael is one of four people confirmed dead Thursday.
Memorial Service will be held at Sturm Funeral Home in Sleepy Eye on Saturday, Oct 20, 2012 at 2 pm The Clergy will be Pastor Joshua P Doughty.
View full size Joshua Gunter, The Plain Dealer Who knew that Trent Richardson could muscle up his leadership abilities so quickly.
Navy Seaman Recruit Joshua D Hoagland , son of Darla J and Frank B Hoagland of Adena, Ohio, recently completed US Navy basic training at Recruit Training Command, Great Lakes, Ill.
Joshua Land revisits The Passion and The Last Temptation of Christ.

In science:

Abhay Ashtekar, Stephen Fairhurst and Joshua L.
Polymer state approximations of Schroedinger wave functions
Edward Farhi, Jeffrey Goldstone, Sam Gutmann, Joshua Lapan, Andrew Lundgren, and Daniel Preda. A quantum adiabatic evolution algorithm applied to random instances of an np-complete problem.
Local Hamiltonians in Quantum Computation
FGG+01] Edward Farhi, Jeffrey Goldstone, Sam Gutmann, Joshua Lapan, Andrew Lundgren, and Daniel Preda. A quantum adiabatic evolution algorithm applied to random instances of an np-complete problem.
Training a Binary Classifier with the Quantum Adiabatic Algorithm
Critical orbits and attracting cycles in p-adic dynamics. arXiv:1201.1605v1. Eva Brezin, Rosemary Byrne, Joshua Levy, Kevin Pilgrim, and Kelly Plummer. A census of rational maps.
A census of quadratic post-critically finite rational maps defined over Q
It is a pleasure to acknowledge useful discussions with Jan Liphardt, Joshua Deutsch and Narayanan Menon.
Reexamination of experimental tests of the fluctuation theorem