Abishua

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Who is Abishua?

Abishua was an early High priest of Israel.

Abishua is mentioned in the books 1 Chronicles and Ezra as the son of the High Priest Phinehas, son of Eleazar. As such, he is the great-grandson of Aaron, the brother of Moses and first High Priest.

According to Josephus and other extrabiblical sources, he succeeded his father as High Priest.

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on July 23, 2013

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