Nave's Topics


1. Called also Jehoshua, and Jehoshuah, and Oshea:

Son of Nun

Num 13:8; 1Ch 7:27

Intimately associated with Moses

Exo 24:13; Exo 32:17; Exo 33:11

A religious zealot

Num 11:28

Sent with others to view the promised land

Num 13:8

Makes favorable report

Num 14:6-10

Rewarded for his courage and fidelity

Num 14:30; Num 14:38; Num 32:12

Commissioned, ordained, and charged with the responsibilities of Moses' office

Num 27:18-23; Deu 1:38; Deu 3:28; Deu 31:3; Deu 31:7; Deu 31:23; Deu 34:9

Divinely inspired

Num 27:18; Deu 34:9; Jos 1:5; Jos 1:9; Jos 3:7; Jos 8:8

His life miraculously preserved when he made a favorable report of the land

Num 14:10

Promises to

Jos 1:5-9

Leads the people into the land of Canaan

Josh 1-4; Act 7:45; Heb 4:8

Renews circumcision of the children of Israel; reestablishes the Passover; has a vision of the angel of God

Jos 5:1-15

Besieges and takes Jericho

Josh 6

Takes Ai

Josh 7-8

Makes a league with the Gibeonites

Josh 9:3-27

The kings of the six nations of the Canaanites:

Confederate against him

Jos 9:1-2

Make war upon the Gibeonites; are defeated and slain

Josh 10

Defeats seven other kings

Josh 10:28-43

Makes conquest of Hazor

Josh 11

Completes the conquest of the whole land

Jos 11:23

List of the kings whom Joshua smote

Josh 12

Allots the land

Josh 13-19

Sets the tabernacle up in Shiloh

Jos 18:1

Sets apart cities of refuge

Jos 20:1-9

Sets apart forty-eight cities for the Levites

Josh 21

Exhortation of, before his death

Josh 23-24

Survives the Israelites who refused to enter Canaan

Num 26:63-65

His portion of the land

Jos 19:49-50

Death and burial of

Jos 24:29-30

Esteem in which he was held

Jos 1:16-18

Faith of

Jos 6:16

Military genius of, as exhibited:

At the defeat of the Amalekites

Exo 17:13

At Ai

Josh 8

In Gibeon

Josh 10

At Hazor

Josh 11

Age of, at death

Jdg 2:8

2. An Israelite

1Sa 6:14; 1Sa 6:18

3. A governor of Jerusalem

2Ki 23:8

4. Called Jeshua

The high priest of the captivity

Ezr 2:2

Assist Zerubbabel in restoring the temple

Ezr 3:1-13; Ezr 4:1-6; Ezra 5; Hag 1:1; Hag 1:12-14; Hag 2:2

Symbolic of the restoration of the church

Zec 3:1-10; Zec 6:9-15

Taken from: Nave's Topics were originally produced by Orville J. Nave (1841-1917)