Joshua 15:17
New International Version
Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb's brother, took it; so Caleb gave his daughter Aksah to him in marriage.

New Living Translation
Othniel, the son of Caleb’s brother Kenaz, was the one who conquered it, so Acsah became Othniel’s wife.

English Standard Version
And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, captured it. And he gave him Achsah his daughter as wife.

Berean Study Bible
So Othniel son of Caleb’s brother Kenaz captured the city, and Caleb gave his daughter Acsah to him in marriage.

King James Bible
And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it: and he gave him Achsah his daughter to wife.

New King James Version
So Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it; and he gave him Achsah his daughter as wife.

New American Standard Bible
Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, captured it; so he gave him Achsah his daughter as a wife.

NASB 1995
Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, captured it; so he gave him Achsah his daughter as a wife.

NASB 1977
And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, captured it; so he gave him Achsah his daughter as a wife.

Amplified Bible
And Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb’s brother, captured it; so he gave him Achsah his daughter as a wife.

Christian Standard Bible
So Othniel son of Caleb’s brother, Kenaz, captured it, and Caleb gave his daughter Achsah to him as a wife.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
So Othniel son of Caleb's brother, Kenaz, captured it, and Caleb gave his daughter Achsah to him as a wife.

American Standard Version
And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it: and he gave him Achsah his daughter to wife.

Aramaic Bible in Plain English
And Athnayel, son of Qanaz, the brother of Kalab, defeated it, and he gave him Aksa his daughter as a wife

Brenton Septuagint Translation
And Gothoniel the son of Chenez the brother of Chaleb took it; and he gave him Ascha his daughter to wife.

Contemporary English Version
Caleb's nephew Othniel captured Kiriath-Sepher, and Caleb let him marry Achsah.

Douay-Rheims Bible
And Othoniel the son of Cenez, the younger brother of Caleb, took it: and he gave him Axa his daughter to wife.

English Revised Version
And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it: and he gave him Achsah his daughter to wife.

Good News Translation
Othniel, the son of Caleb's brother Kenaz, captured the city, so Caleb gave him his daughter Achsah in marriage.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
Then Othniel, son of Caleb's brother Kenaz, captured it. So Caleb gave him his daughter Achsah as a wife.

International Standard Version
Othniel, the son of Caleb's brother Kenaz, captured it, so Caleb gave him his daughter Achsah as his wife.

JPS Tanakh 1917
And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it; and he gave him Achsah his daughter to wife.

Literal Standard Version
And Othniel son of Kenaz, brother of Caleb, captures it, and he gives his daughter Achsah to him for a wife.

NET Bible
When Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb's brother, captured it, Caleb gave Acsah his daughter to him as a wife.

New Heart English Bible
Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it: and he gave him Achsah his daughter as wife.

World English Bible
Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it: and he gave him Achsah his daughter as wife.

Young's Literal Translation
And Othniel son of Kenaz, brother of Caleb, doth capture it, and he giveth to him Achsah his daughter for a wife.

Additional Translations ...
Context
Caleb's Portion and Conquest
16And Caleb said, “To the man who strikes down Kiriath-sepher and captures it, I will give my daughter Acsah in marriage.” 17So Othniel son of Caleb’s brother Kenaz captured the city, and Caleb gave his daughter Acsah to him in marriage. 18One day Acsah came to Othniel and urged him to ask her father for a field. When she got off her donkey, Caleb asked her, “What do you desire?”…

Cross References
Joshua 15:16
And Caleb said, "To the man who strikes down Kiriath-sepher and captures it, I will give my daughter Acsah in marriage."

Judges 1:13
So Othniel son of Caleb's younger brother Kenaz captured the city, and Caleb gave his daughter Acsah to him in marriage.

Judges 3:9
But when the Israelites cried out to the LORD, He raised up Othniel son of Caleb's younger brother Kenaz as a deliverer to save them.


Treasury of Scripture

And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it: and he gave him Achsah his daughter to wife.

Othniel

Judges 1:13
And Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother, took it: and he gave him Achsah his daughter to wife.

Judges 3:9,11
And when the children of Israel cried unto the LORD, the LORD raised up a deliverer to the children of Israel, who delivered them, even Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother…

Kenaz

Joshua 14:6
Then the children of Judah came unto Joshua in Gilgal: and Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite said unto him, Thou knowest the thing that the LORD said unto Moses the man of God concerning me and thee in Kadeshbarnea.

Numbers 32:12
Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenezite, and Joshua the son of Nun: for they have wholly followed the LORD.

Achsah

1 Chronicles 2:49
She bare also Shaaph the father of Madmannah, Sheva the father of Machbenah, and the father of Gibea: and the daughter of Caleb was Achsah.









Verse 17. - The brother of Caleb. The Hebrew does not inform us whether Othniel or Kenaz were Caleb's brother. But the fact (see note on Joshua 14:6) that Caleb was the son of Jephunneh leads to the idea that the latter is meant. Othniel was a valiant and capable commander, as we learn from Judges 3:9.

Parallel Commentaries ...


Hebrew
So Othniel
עָתְנִיאֵ֥ל (‘ā·ṯə·nî·’êl)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 6274: Othniel -- a hero in Israel

son
בֶּן־ (ben-)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 1121: A son

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

brother
אֲחִ֣י (’ă·ḥî)
Noun - masculine singular construct
Strong's 251: A brother, )

Kenaz
קְנַ֖ז (qə·naz)
Noun - proper - masculine singular
Strong's 7073: Kenaz -- an Edomite, also two Israelites

took it,
וַֽיִּלְכְּדָ֛הּ (way·yil·kə·ḏāh)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular | third person feminine singular
Strong's 3920: To catch, to capture, occupy, to choose, to cohere

and Caleb gave
וַיִּתֶּן־ (way·yit·ten-)
Conjunctive waw | Verb - Qal - Consecutive imperfect - third person masculine singular
Strong's 5414: To give, put, set

his daughter
בִתּ֖וֹ (ḇit·tōw)
Noun - feminine singular construct | third person masculine singular
Strong's 1323: A daughter

Acsah
עַכְסָ֥ה (‘aḵ·sāh)
Noun - proper - feminine singular
Strong's 5915: Achsah -- a daughter of Caleb

to him
ל֛וֹ (lōw)
Preposition | third person masculine singular
Strong's Hebrew

in marriage.
לְאִשָּֽׁה׃ (lə·’iš·šāh)
Preposition-l | Noun - feminine singular
Strong's 802: Woman, wife, female


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