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Joshua: (a) (1355-1245 BCE) Devoted student of Moses -- “didn’t budge from Moses’ tent.” Led the battle against Amalek; was one of the twelve spies dispatched to reconnoiter the Land of Canaan. Succeeded Moses as leader of the Israelites and led the nation into Canaan. (b) Common Jewish name.
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