Joshua 15:14
New International Version
From Hebron Caleb drove out the three Anakites--Sheshai, Ahiman and Talmai, the sons of Anak.

New Living Translation
Caleb drove out the three groups of Anakites—the descendants of Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the sons of Anak.

English Standard Version
And Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak, Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai, the descendants of Anak.

Berean Study Bible
And Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak—the descendants of Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

King James Bible
And Caleb drove thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

New King James Version
Caleb drove out the three sons of Anak from there: Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

New American Standard Bible
And Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

NASB 1995
Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai, the children of Anak.

NASB 1977
And Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai, the children of Anak.

Amplified Bible
So Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai, the children of Anak.

Christian Standard Bible
Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, descendants of Anak.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, descendants of Anak.

American Standard Version
And Caleb drove out thence the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Kalab killed with the sword three sons of the giants from there: Shishai and Akhiman and Tulmai, sons of the giants

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Chaleb the son of Jephone destroyed thence the three sons of Enac, Susi, and Tholami, and Achima.

Contemporary English Version
Caleb attacked Hebron and forced the three Anakim clans of Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai to leave.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Caleb destroyed out of it the three sons of Ehac, Sesai and Ahiman. and Tholmai of the race of Enac.

English Revised Version
And Caleb drove out thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

Good News Translation
Caleb drove the descendants of Anak out of the city--the clans of Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Caleb forced out Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, three descendants of Anak from Hebron.

International Standard Version
From there Caleb drove the three descendants of Anak, Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai—the Anakim.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Caleb drove out thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

Literal Standard Version
And Caleb is dispossessing there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, children of Anak,

NET Bible
Caleb drove out from there three Anakites--Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, descendants of Anak.

New Heart English Bible
Caleb drove out the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the descendants of Anak.

World English Bible
Caleb drove out the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

Young's Literal Translation
And Caleb is dispossessing thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, children of Anak,

Additional Translations ...
Context
Caleb's Portion and Conquest
13According to the LORD’s command to him, Joshua gave Caleb son of Jephunneh a portion among the sons of Judah—Kiriath-arba, that is, Hebron. (Arba was the forefather of Anak.) 14And Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak— the descendants of Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak. 15From there he marched against the inhabitants of Debir (formerly known as Kiriath-sepher).…

Cross References
Numbers 13:22
They went up through the Negev and came to Hebron, where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the descendants of Anak, dwelled. It had been built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.

Numbers 13:33
We even saw the Nephilim there--the descendants of Anak that come from the Nephilim! We seemed like grasshoppers in our own sight, and we must have seemed the same to them!"

Deuteronomy 9:2
The people are strong and tall, the descendants of the Anakim. You know about them, and you have heard it said, "Who can stand up to the sons of Anak?"

Joshua 11:21
At that time Joshua proceeded to eliminate the Anakim from the hill country of Hebron, Debir, and Anab, and from all the hill country of Judah and of Israel. Joshua devoted them to destruction, along with their cities.

Joshua 11:22
No Anakim were left in the land of the Israelites; only in Gaza, Gath, and Ashdod did any survive.

Judges 1:20
Just as Moses had promised, Judah gave Hebron to Caleb, who drove out the descendants of the three sons of Anak.

2 Samuel 21:16
Then Ishbi-benob, a descendant of Rapha, whose bronze spear weighed three hundred shekels and who was bearing a new sword, resolved to kill David.


Treasury of Scripture

And Caleb drove there the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

Joshua 10:36,37
And Joshua went up from Eglon, and all Israel with him, unto Hebron; and they fought against it: …

Joshua 11:21
And at that time came Joshua, and cut off the Anakims from the mountains, from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, and from all the mountains of Judah, and from all the mountains of Israel: Joshua destroyed them utterly with their cities.

Numbers 13:22,23
And they ascended by the south, and came unto Hebron; where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, were. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.) …









Verse 14. - The three sons of Anak. This also must not he pressed literally. Possibly these men were three chiefs of the Anakim. The children of Anak. סתנאדנךשׂסךד יְלִידֵי, thus supporting the view taken in the last note (see for the word Genesis 14:14; Genesis 17:12, where it is used of a slave born in the house).

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
And Caleb
כָּלֵ֔ב (kā·lêḇ)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 3612: Caleb -- a son of Jephunneh and sent by Moses to spy out the land

drove out
וַיֹּ֤רֶשׁ (way·yō·reš)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Hifil - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 3423: To occupy, to seize, to rob, to inherit, to expel, to impoverish, to ruin

from there
מִשָּׁם֙ (miš·šām)
Preposition-m | Adverb
Strong's 8033: There, then, thither

the three
שְׁלוֹשָׁ֖ה (šə·lō·wō·šāh)
Number - masculine singular
Strong's 7969: Three, third, thrice

sons
בְּנֵ֣י (bə·nê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 1121: A son

of Anak—
הָעֲנָ֑ק (hā·‘ă·nāq)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6061: Anak -- 'neck', a Canaanite

the descendants of
אֶת־ (’eṯ-)
Direct object marker
Strong's 853: Untranslatable mark of the accusative case

Sheshai,
שֵׁשַׁ֤י (šê·šay)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 8344: Sheshai -- a son of Anak

Ahiman,
אֲחִימַן֙ (’ă·ḥî·man)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 289: Ahiman -- a Levite, also a son of Anak

and Talmai,
תַּלְמַ֔י (tal·may)
Noun - proper
Strong's 8526: Talmai -- 'plowman', a father-in-law of David, also a descendant of Anak

the children
יְלִידֵ֖י (yə·lî·ḏê)
Noun - masculine plural construct
Strong's 3211: Born

of Anak.
הָעֲנָֽק׃ (hā·‘ă·nāq)
Article | Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6061: Anak -- 'neck', a Canaanite


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