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 The name //Joshua// means "​Jesus"​ or "​savior."​ This is how the Greek Old Testament (Septuagint or LXX) translates the title of this book. The role of Joshua as captain of his people and the one who leads them into their possessions certainly foreshadows Christ. Christ is also portrayed in the Book of Joshua in the person of the "​commander of the army of the Lord (Josh. 5:14). The context of this passage shows that it is indeed the "angel of the Lord," or the preincarnate Christ Himself, whose holy presence demands worship on Joshua'​s part (cf. Exod. 3:2a). Finally, Christ is the inheritance of the saints (cf. Eph. 1:14). (4). The name //Joshua// means "​Jesus"​ or "​savior."​ This is how the Greek Old Testament (Septuagint or LXX) translates the title of this book. The role of Joshua as captain of his people and the one who leads them into their possessions certainly foreshadows Christ. Christ is also portrayed in the Book of Joshua in the person of the "​commander of the army of the Lord (Josh. 5:14). The context of this passage shows that it is indeed the "angel of the Lord," or the preincarnate Christ Himself, whose holy presence demands worship on Joshua'​s part (cf. Exod. 3:2a). Finally, Christ is the inheritance of the saints (cf. Eph. 1:14). (4).
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 +**Popular Verses From Joshua:**
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 +While the Bible teaches that "All scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness:"​ (2 Timothy 3:16), some verses are used more frequently than others. The following are some of these:
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 +Joshua 1:8 - "This book of the law shall not depart out of thy mouth; but thou shalt meditate therein day and night, that thou mayest observe to do according to all that is written therein: for then thou shalt make thy way prosperous, and then thou shalt have good success."​
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 +Joshua 1:9 - "Have not I commanded thee? Be strong and of a good courage; be not afraid, neither be thou dismayed: for the Lord thy God is with thee whithersoever thou goest."​
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 +Joshua 5:15 - "And the captain of the Lord's host said unto Joshua, Loose thy shoe from off thy foot; for the place whereon thou standest is holy. And Joshua did so."
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 +Joshua 10:25 - "And Joshua said unto them, Fear not, nor be dismayed, be strong and of good courage: for thus shall the Lord do to all your enemies against whom ye fight."​
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 +Joshua 23:8 - "But cleave unto the Lord you God, as ye have done unto this day."
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 +Joshua 23:10 - "One man of you shall chase a thousand: for the Lord your God, he it is that fighteth for you, as he hath promised you."
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 +Joshua 24:14 - "Now therefore fear the Lord, and serve him in sincerity and in truth: and put away the gods which your fathers served on the other side of the flood, and in Egypt; and serve ye the Lord."
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 +Joshua 24:15b - "But as for me and my house, we will serve the Lord." ​
  
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