1. Joshua the son of Nun (Ne 8:17). 2. The head of the ninth course of priests (1Ch 24:11). 3. A Levite in the time of Hezekiah (2Ch 31:15). 4. A man of the house of Pahath-moab whose descendants returned with Zerub. (Ezr 2:6; Ne 7:11 [1Es 5:11 Jesus]); perhaps identical with No. 2 above. 5. A Levitical house or its successive heads in the times of Zerub., Ezra, and Nehemiah; mentioned in connexion with the building of the Temple (Ezr 3:9), the explanation of the Law (Ne 8:7; cf. Ne 9:4 f.), and the sealing of the covenant (Ne 10:9). Cf. also Ezr 2:40 [1Es 5:26 Jesus] 1Es 8:33 [1Es 8:63 Jesus], Ne 7:43; 12:8,24. 6. The high priest who along with Zerub. headed the first band of exiles. In Ezr. and Neb. he is called Jeshua, in Hag. and Zec. Joshua. He took a leading part in the erection of the altar of burnt-offering and the laying of the foundations of the Temple (Ezr 3:2 ff.). In Hag. and Zec. he is frequently coupled with Zerub., after these prophets had begun to stimulate the people to undertake building operations in earnest (Hag 1:1,12,14; Zec 3:1 ff; Zec 6:10-11). He is eulogized in Sir 49:12 [Jesus], 7. A priestly family, Ezr 2:36 = Ne 7:39 = 1Es 5:24 [Jesus]. 8. A town in the south of Judah (Ne 11:26). The site is possibly at the ruin Sa'wi west of Tett 'Arad and south of 'Att
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the ninth to Jeshua, the tenth to Shecaniah,
Under him were Eden, and Miniamin, and Jeshua, and Shemaiah, Amariah, and Shecaniah, in the cities of the priests, in their office of trust, to give to their brothers by divisions, as well to the great as to the small:
The children of Pahathmoab, of the children of Jeshua [and] Joab, two thousand eight hundred twelve.
The priests: the children of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy-three.
The Levites: the children of Jeshua and Kadmiel, of the children of Hodaviah, seventy-four.
Then stood up Jeshua the son of Jozadak, and his brothers the priests, and Zerubbabel the son of Shealtiel, and his brothers, and built the altar of the God of Israel, to offer burnt offerings thereon, as it is written in the law of Moses the man of God.
Then stood Jeshua with his sons and his brothers, Kadmiel and his sons, the sons of Judah, together, to have the oversight of the workmen in the house of God: the sons of Henadad, with their sons and their brothers the Levites.
The children of Pahathmoab, of the children of Jeshua and Joab, two thousand eight hundred [and] eighteen.
The priests: The children of Jedaiah, of the house of Jeshua, nine hundred seventy-three.
The Levites: the children of Jeshua, of Kadmiel, of the children of Hodevah, seventy-four.
Also Jeshua, and Bani, and Sherebiah, Jamin, Akkub, Shabbethai, Hodiah, Maaseiah, Kelita, Azariah, Jozabad, Hanan, Pelaiah, and the Levites, caused the people to understand the law: and the people [stood] in their place.
All the assembly of those who were come again out of the captivity made booths, and lived in the booths; for since the days of Jeshua the son of Nun to that day the children of Israel had not done so. There was very great gladness.
Then stood up on the stairs of the Levites, Jeshua, and Bani, Kadmiel, Shebaniah, Bunni, Sherebiah, Bani, [and] Chenani, and cried with a loud voice to Yahweh their God.
The Levites: namely, Jeshua the son of Azaniah, Binnui of the sons of Henadad, Kadmiel;
and in Jeshua, and in Moladah, and Beth Pelet,
Moreover the Levites: Jeshua, Binnui, Kadmiel, Sherebiah, Judah, [and] Mattaniah, who was over the thanksgiving, he and his brothers.
The chiefs of the Levites: Hashabiah, Sherebiah, and Jeshua the son of Kadmiel, with their brothers over against them, to praise and give thanks, according to the commandment of David the man of God, watch next to watch.
In the second year of Darius the king, in the sixth month, in the first day of the month, the Word of Yahweh came by Haggai, the prophet, to Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and to Joshua, the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, saying,
Then Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, and Joshua, the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, with all the remnant of the people, obeyed the voice of Yahweh, their God, and the words of Haggai, the prophet, as Yahweh, their God, had sent him; and the people feared Yahweh.
Yahweh stirred up the spirit of Zerubbabel, the son of Shealtiel, governor of Judah, and the spirit of Joshua, the son of Jehozadak, the high priest, and the spirit of all the remnant of the people; and they came and worked on the house of Yahweh of Armies, their God,
He showed me Joshua the high priest standing before the angel of Yahweh, and Satan standing at his right hand to be his adversary.
"Take of them of the captivity, even of Heldai, of Tobijah, and of Jedaiah; and come the same day, and go into the house of Josiah the son of Zephaniah, where they have come from Babylon. Yes, take silver and gold, and make crowns, and set them on the head of Joshua the son of Jehozadak, the high priest;