Treasury of Scripture Knowledge

Summary

And the name of Hebron before was Kirjatharba; which Arba was a great man among the Anakims. And the land had rest from war.

And the name

General references

Bible References

And the name

Joshua 15:13
Now he gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh a portion among the sons of Judah, according to the command of the Lord to Joshua, namely, Kiriath-arba, Arba being the father of Anak (that is, Hebron).
Genesis 23:2
Sarah died in Kiriath-arba (that is, Hebron) in the land of Canaan; and Abraham went in to mourn for Sarah and to weep for her.

And the land

Joshua 11:23
So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that the Lord had spoken to Moses, and Joshua gave it for an inheritance to Israel according to their divisions by their tribes. Thus the land had rest from war.
Judges 3:11
Then the land had rest forty years. And Othniel the son of Kenaz died.
Judges 5:31
Thus let all Your enemies perish, O Lord;
But let those who love Him be like the rising of the sun in its might.”
And the land was undisturbed for forty years.
Judges 8:28
So Midian was subdued before the sons of Israel, and they did not lift up their heads anymore. And the land was undisturbed for forty years in the days of Gideon.

General references

Joshua 21:12
But the fields of the city and its villages they gave to Caleb the son of Jephunneh as his possession.