JOSHUA BEN HYRCANUS
- JOSHUA BEN HYRCANUS (beginning of the second century C.E.), tanna. He is only once mentioned in the Mishnah (Sot. 5:5) expounding that Job served the Lord from love (not from fear). For this aggadic teaching he is praised by joshua b. hananiah , who calls him the pupil of the pupil of johanan b. zakkai , referring most probably to akiva (see rashi , Sot. 27b; but see maimonides , in his Mishnah commentary). Since this saying starts with the formula, "On that day," which often refers to the day on which eleazar b. azariah was installed as a member of the Sanhedrin (Epstein, Tannaim, 424), it is assumed that Joshua was a member of the Sanhedrin in jabneh at that period. -BIBLIOGRAPHY: Hyman, Toledot, 623.
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