Joshua the Patriarch

Joshua the PatriarchAlso known as

  • Joshua the Prophet
  • Joshua, son of Nun
  • Giosuè, Hosea, Hoshea, Jehoshua, Jesus, Josua, Josue, Josuë, Jozua, Jozuë, Osee, Yehoshu’a, Yehoshúa, Yeshua

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Old Testament patriarch. The successor of Moses the Patriarch as leader of the Israelites, he led them into Canaan. Led the Israelite forces that took Jericho.

Born

  • in pre-Exodus Egypt as Hoshea

Died

  • c.12th century BC

Canonized

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MLA Citation

  • “Joshua the Patriarch“. CatholicSaints.Info. 26 March 2020. Web. 5 April 2020. <>