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Who was Yehoshua Bin Nun's father? Obviously his name was "Nun". Who was he exactly? What do we know about him (and from what sources)?

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"Non" (whom the Metzudas David identifies as Nun) is mentioned in Divrei HaYamim 1 7:27 as the son of Elishama ben Amihud, the nasi of Efrayim (Bamidbar 1:10).

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I +1 the answer and gave it my approval however I welcome anything else anyone can add! – Yehoshua Sep 20 '12 at 21:05

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