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Bible Dictionaries

Easton's Bible Dictionary

Jeshua

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  • Head of the ninth priestly order (Ezra 2:36 ); called also Jeshuah (1 Chronicles 24:11 ).

  • A Levite appointed by Hezekiah to distribute offerings in the priestly cities (2 Chronicles 31:15 ).

  • Ezra 2:6; Nehemiah 7:11 .

  • Ezra 2:40; Nehemiah 7:43 .

  • The son of Jozadak, and high priest of the Jews under Zerubbabel (Nehemiah 7:7; 12:1,7,10,26 ); called Joshua (Haggai 1:1,12; 2:2,4; Zechariah 3:1,3,6,8,9 ).

  • A Levite (Ezra 8:33 ).

  • Nehemiah 3:19 .

  • A Levite who assisted in the reformation under (Nehemiah 8:7; 9:4,5 ).

  • Son of Kadmiel (Nehemiah 12:24 ).

  • A city of Judah (Nehemiah 11:26 ).

  • Nehemiah 8:17; Joshua, the son of Nun.

    Copyright Statement
    These dictionary topics are from M.G. Easton M.A., D.D., Illustrated Bible Dictionary, Third Edition, published by Thomas Nelson, 1897. Public Domain.

    Bibliography Information
    Easton, Matthew George. Entry for 'Jeshua'. Easton's Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ebd/j/jeshua.html. 1897.

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