Word Summary
Abishua: "my father is rescue", two Israelites
Original Word: אֲבִישׁוּעַ
Transliteration: Abishua
Phonetic Spelling: (ab-ee-shoo'-ah)
Part of Speech: Proper Name Masculine
Short Definition: "my father is rescue", two Israelites
Meaning: Abishua -- "my father is rescue", two Israelites
Strong's Concordance

From 'ab and showa'; father of plenty (i.e. Prosperous); Abishua, the name of two Israelites -- Abishua.

see HEBREW 'ab

see HEBREW showa'


H50. Abishua

אֲבִישׁוּעַproper name, masculine (my father is rescue, or is opulence (compare שׁוֺעַrich Job 34:19; also שׁוּעַ36:19 ? but see שׁוע‎); LagBN 75 thinks from אֲבֶן‎ (= בֶּן‎) + שׁוע‎ compare ᵐ5Ἀβεσσουε 1 Chronicles 8:4)

1 a son of Phinehas 1 Chronicles 5:30; 1 Chronicles 5:31; 1 Chronicles 6:35; Ezra 7:5.

2 a Benjamite, son of Bela 1 Chronicles 8:4.