Oshea

OSHEA. Original name of Joshua.

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia (1915)

o-she’-a, o’-she-a (the Revised Version (British and American) "Hoshea" (Nu 13:8,16)): The original name of Joshua, the son of Nun, changed by Moses (Nu 13:16) from Hoshea (hoshea`, "help") to Joshua (yehoshua`, "help of Yahweh").

See Joshua.