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joshua

LANGUAGE FAMILY:
afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
ORIGIN:
hebrew 
NAME ROOT:
YEHÔSHÛA‛ / YEHÔSHÛA‛
NATIVE NAME ROOT:
YƏHOŠÚA (יְהוֹשֻׁעַ)
MEANING:
This name derives from the Hebrew "yehôshûa‛ / yehôshûa‛“, meaning “God rescues, Yahweh is salvation”. It appears in later books of the Hebrew Bible and among Jews of the Second Temple period. “Yeshua” appears in some later books of the Hebrew Bible; once for Joshua the son of Nun, and 28 times for Joshua the High Priest and (KJV "Jeshua") and other priests called Jeshua although these same priests are also given the spelling Joshua in 11 further instances in the books of Haggai and Zechariah. It differs from the usual Hebrew Bible spelling of Joshua, found 218 times in the Hebrew Bible.
KEYWORDS:
BIBLICAL

Usage

  • danishdanish
  • dutchdutch
  • englishenglish
  • finnishfinnish
  • frenchfrench
  • germangerman
  • icelandicicelandic
  • irishirish
  • norwegiannorwegian
  • scottishscottish
  • swedishswedish
  • welshwelsh

Related names

VARIANTS
dutch
jozua
english
jesus
french
josuÉ
german
josua
PET & SHORT FORM
english
josh

Use in other languages

LANGUAGES
ancient greek
Iēsoûs
arabic
aïssa, yehoshua, yushua, essa, isa, issa
basque
josu
galician
XESÚS
hebrew
yehoshua, yeshua
hungarian - magyar
józsua
italian
giosuè, giosuele, gesuele
latin
iesus, iosue
portuguese
josuÉ
spanish
josuÉ, jesús

Geographical spread (only living languages)

Popularity & Ranking

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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)

2
Numerological Values:
2

If a person's name-number is 2, he is considered to be co-operative and highly adaptable to any circumstance in life. 2 is associated with teamwork, mediating and working for the goodness of others. People with the name-number 2 tend to be good friends and are kind, helpful individuals.

Chakra Number:
2: The number of the Sacral Chakra "Swadhisthana"

Orange is the color of your second chakra, which is located bellow the navel. The main energy of this color is creativity and feelings. Explore the color of your sacral chakra in depth and discover the gifts and challenges of orange color.

Color meaning:

The color orange radiates warmth and happiness, combining the physical energy and stimulation of red with the cheerfulness of yellow. Orange relates to 'gut reaction' or our gut instincts, as opposed to the physical reaction of red or the mental reaction of yellow. Orange offers emotional strength in difficult times. It helps us to bounce back from disappointments and despair, assisting in recovery from grief.

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