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This compound personal name is the Aramaic and Hebrew name which is most commonly translated into English as either “Joshua” or “Jesus”. It is a compound formed from two separate parts YAH and shua, with the meaning “YAH saves”, “YHVH saving”, “Life saving”, or “Life saves”.