New International Version
As Moses had promised, Hebron was given to Caleb, who drove from it the three sons of Anak.
King James Bible
And they gave Hebron unto Caleb, as Moses said: and he expelled thence the three sons of Anak.
Darby Bible Translation
And they gave to Caleb Hebron, as Moses had said; and he dispossessed from thence the three sons of Anak.
World English Bible
They gave Hebron to Caleb, as Moses had spoken: and he drove out there the three sons of Anak.
Young's Literal Translation
And they give to Caleb Hebron, as Moses hath spoken, and he dispossesseth thence the three sons of Anak.
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CommentaryClarke's Commentary on the Bible
They gave Hebron unto Caleb - See this whole transaction explained Joshua 14:12 (note), etc.
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E. P. Barrows—Companion to the Bible
Then Joshua and all Israel with him went up from Eglon to Hebron and attacked it.
So on that day Moses swore to me, 'The land on which your feet have walked will be your inheritance and that of your children forever, because you have followed the LORD my God wholeheartedly.'
Then Joshua blessed Caleb son of Jephunneh and gave him Hebron as his inheritance.
From Hebron Caleb drove out the three Anakites--Sheshai, Ahiman and Talmai, the sons of Anak.
They advanced against the Canaanites living in Hebron (formerly called Kiriath Arba) and defeated Sheshai, Ahiman and Talmai.
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