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The man, Joshua Kemp, told what police describe as “a bogus story that quickly fell apart.”
Allison lives there with Cole (Joshua Jackson), her husband.How Will They End ‘The Affair’? Showtime’s Adultery Drama Defies Predictability|Tim Teeman|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Joshua puts to the sword women, infants, and animals at Jericho.Christian Bale: One Man's Moses Is Another Man's Terrorist|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|December 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the student leaders, Joshua Wong, was accused of being a puppet of the American government.
Dr. Joshua Rubin and his team discovered that RB is significantly less active in male brain cells.Why Men May Be More Likely to Get Deadly Brain Cancer|Dr. Anand Veeravagu, MD, Tej Azad|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Joshua's activity during the last years of his life forms an important part of the history of his times.History of the Jews, Vol. II (of 6)|Heinrich Graetz
"Well, I'll think of it," looking again in Joshua's direction.Mr. Dide, His Vacation in Colorado|Lewis B. France
His chief remaining claim to fame is that he was the first master of Joshua Reynolds.English Painters|Harry John Wilmot-Buxton
He gives the command of the army of Israel to Joshua the son of Nun, and then he speaks his last words.The Gospel of the Pentateuch|Charles Kingsley
The other counsel of Joshua bore upon that which was ever uppermost in his heart—loyalty to God.The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Joshua|William Garden Blaikie
noun Old Testament
masc. proper name, biblical successor of Moses, from Hebrew Yehoshua, literally "the Lord is salvation." Joshua tree (1867) is perhaps so called because its shape compared to pictures of Joshua brandishing a spear (Josh. viii:18). In the top 10 list of names for boys in the U.S. since 1979.
In the Old Testament, the leader who brought the Israelites into the Promised Land after the death of Moses. Joshua is best known for his destruction of the city of Jericho. When Joshua was besieging the city, God instructed him to have his priests blow their trumpets and all his troops give a great shout. At the sound of the shout, the walls of the city collapsed, and Joshua's troops rushed in. (See “Joshua Fit the Battle of Jericho.”)