Joshua 15:15
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New Living Translation
From there he went to fight against the people living in the town of Debir (formerly called Kiriath-sepher).

King James Bible
And he went up thence to the inhabitants of Debir: and the name of Debir before was Kirjathsepher.

Darby Bible Translation
And from there he went up against the inhabitants of Debir; now the name of Debir before was Kirjath-sepher.

World English Bible
He went up against the inhabitants of Debir: now the name of Debir before was Kiriath Sepher.

Young's Literal Translation
and he goeth up thence unto the inhabitants of Debir; and the name of Debir formerly is Kirjath-Sepher.

Joshua 15:15 Parallel
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Wesley's Notes on the Bible

15:15 Debir - The same mentioned above, ver.7. The name was Kirjath - sepher - This clause seems to be added to distinguish this from the other Debir subdued by Joshua, chap.10:38,39.

Joshua 15:15 Parallel Commentaries

Library
The Coast of the Asphaltites, the Essenes. En-Gedi.
"On the western shore" (of the Asphaltites) "dwell the Essenes; whom persons, guilty of any crimes, fly from on every side. A nation it is that lives alone, and of all other nations in the whole world, most to be admired; they are without any woman; all lust banished, &c. Below these, was the town Engadda, the next to Jerusalem for fruitfulness, and groves of palm-trees, now another burying-place. From thence stands Massada, a castle in a rock, and this castle not far from the Asphaltites." Solinus,
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica

And thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, too little to be among the thousands of Judah
"And thou, Bethlehem Ephratah, too little to be among the thousands of Judah, out of thee shall come forth unto Me (one) [Pg 480] to be Ruler in Israel; and His goings forth are the times of old, the days of eternity." The close connection of this verse with what immediately precedes (Caspari is wrong in considering iv. 9-14 as an episode) is evident, not only from the [Hebrew: v] copulative, and from the analogy of the near relation of the announcement of salvation to the prophecy of disaster
Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg—Christology of the Old Testament

Moses and his Writings
[Illustration: (drop cap W) Clay letter tablet of Moses' time.] We now begin to understand a little of the very beginning of God's Book--of the times in which it was written, the materials used by its first author, and the different kinds of writing from which he had to choose; but we must go a step farther. How much did Moses know about the history of his forefathers, Abraham and Jacob, and of all the old nations and kings mentioned in Genesis, before God called him to the great work of writing
Mildred Duff—The Bible in its Making

The Power of Assyria at Its Zenith; Esarhaddon and Assur-Bani-Pal
The Medes and Cimmerians: Lydia--The conquest of Egypt, of Arabia, and of Elam. As we have already seen, Sennacherib reigned for eight years after his triumph; eight years of tranquillity at home, and of peace with all his neighbours abroad. If we examine the contemporary monuments or the documents of a later period, and attempt to glean from them some details concerning the close of his career, we find that there is a complete absence of any record of national movement on the part of either Elam,
G. Maspero—History Of Egypt, Chaldaea, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, V 8

Cross References
Joshua 10:38
Then Joshua and the Israelites turned back and attacked Debir.

Joshua 15:16
Caleb said, "I will give my daughter Acsah in marriage to the one who attacks and captures Kiriath-sepher."

Judges 1:11
From there they went to fight against the people living in the town of Debir (formerly called Kiriath-sepher).

Judges 1:12
Caleb said, "I will give my daughter Acsah in marriage to the one who attacks and captures Kiriath-sepher."

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