New International Version
From there they advanced against the people living in Debir (formerly called Kiriath Sepher).
King James Bible
And from thence he went against the inhabitants of Debir: and the name of Debir before was Kirjathsepher:
Darby Bible Translation
And from there he went against the inhabitants of Debir; now the name of Debir before was Kirjath-sepher.
World English Bible
From there he went against the inhabitants of Debir. (Now the name of Debir before was Kiriath Sepher.)
Young's Literal Translation
And he goeth thence unto the inhabitants of Debir (and the name of Debir formerly is Kirjath-Sepher),
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
The Canaanites, that dwelt to the mountain - The territories of the tribe of Judah lay in the most southern part of the promised land, which was very mountainous, though towards the west it had many fine plains. In some of these the Canaanites had dwelt; and the expedition marked here was for the purpose of finally expelling them. But probably this is a recapitulation of what is related Joshua 10:36; Joshua 11:21; Joshua 15:13.
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LibraryThe Historical Books.
1. In the Pentateuch we have the establishment of the Theocracy, with the preparatory and accompanying history pertaining to it. The province of the historical books is to unfold its practiced working, and to show how, under the divine superintendence and guidance, it accomplished the end for which it was given. They contain, therefore, primarily, a history of God's dealings with the covenant people under the economy which he had imposed upon them. They look at the course of human events on the …
E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible
Then Joshua and all Israel with him turned around and attacked Debir.
From there he marched against the people living in Debir (formerly called Kiriath Sepher).
And Caleb said, "I will give my daughter Aksah in marriage to the man who attacks and captures Kiriath Sepher."
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