Judges 1:20
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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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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

They gave Hebron unto Caleb - See this whole transaction explained Joshua 14:12 (note), etc.

Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

they gave

Numbers 14:24 But my servant Caleb, because he had another spirit with him, and has followed me fully...

Deuteronomy 1:36 Save Caleb the son of Jephunneh; he shall see it, and to him will I give the land that he has trodden on, and to his children...

Joshua 14:9-14 And Moses swore on that day, saying, Surely the land where on your feet have trodden shall be your inheritance...

Joshua 15:13,14 And to Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave a part among the children of Judah, according to the commandment of the LORD to Joshua...

Joshua 21:11,12 And they gave them the city of Arba the father of Anak, which city is Hebron, in the hill country of Judah...

the three sons

Numbers 1:10 Of the children of Joseph: of Ephraim; Elishama the son of Ammihud: of Manasseh; Gamaliel the son of Pedahzur.

Numbers 13:22 And they ascended by the south, and came to Hebron; where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, were...

Library
The 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

Tsippor
"Tsippor is the greatest city of Galilee, and built in a very strong place." "Kitron (Judg 1:29,30) is Tsippor: and why is it called Tsippor? Because it is seated upon a mountain as Tsippor, a bird." "Sixteen miles on all sides from Tsippor was a land flowing with milk and honey." This city is noted in Josephus for its warlike affairs; but most noted in the Talmudists for the university fixed there, and for the learning, which Rabbi Judah the Holy brought hither, as we have said before. He sat in
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

Judges
For the understanding of the early history and religion of Israel, the book of Judges, which covers the period from the death of Joshua to the beginning of the struggle with the Philistines, is of inestimable importance; and it is very fortunate that the elements contributed by the later editors are so easily separated from the ancient stories whose moral they seek to point. That moral is most elaborately stated in ii. 6-iii. 6, which is a sort of programme or preface to iii. 7-xvi. 31, which constitutes
John Edgar McFadyen—Introduction to the Old Testament

Cross References
Joshua 10:36
Then Joshua and all Israel with him went up from Eglon to Hebron and attacked it.

Joshua 14:9
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.'

Joshua 14:13
Then Joshua blessed Caleb son of Jephunneh and gave him Hebron as his inheritance.

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

Judges 1:10
They advanced against the Canaanites living in Hebron (formerly called Kiriath Arba) and defeated Sheshai, Ahiman and Talmai.

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