wṯʿ


wṯʿ
West Semitic, to help, deliver, save.
1.
a.
i Joshua, from Hebrew yəhôšûaʿ, Yahweh (is) salvation, from *šûaʿ, salvation;
ii Jesus, from Hebrew yēšûaʿ, short for yəhôšûaʿ, Joshua (see above);
b. Elisha, from Hebrew ʾĕlîšāʿ, God (is) salvation, from *yāšāʿ, salvation (exact form uncertain; related to yēšaʿ, salvation, see below; ʾĕl, God, see ʾl). Both a and b from *yāšaʿ, to save (< *waṯaʿa);
c.
i hosanna, from Hebrew hôšaʿ-nāʾ, from hôšaʿ, deliver, save, imperative of hôšîaʿ, to deliver, save (< *hawṯiʿa), derived stem of *yāšaʿ (see above; nāʾ, injunctive particle);
ii Hosea, from Hebrew hôšēaʿ, salvation, from hôšîaʿ (see above).
2. Isaiah, from Hebrew yəšaʿyāhû, salvation of Yahweh, from yəšaʿ, reduced form of yēšaʿ, salvation (yāhû, Yahweh; see hwy).

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