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Therefore, Hebron became the inheritance of Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite until this day, because he followed the Lord God of Israel fully.
But My servant Caleb,
because he has had a different spirit and has followed Me fully, I will bring into the land which he entered, and his descendants shall take possession of it.
except Caleb the son of Jephunneh; he shall see it, and
to him and to his sons I will give the land on which he has set foot, because he has followed the Lord fully.’
These are the ones who have not been defiled with women, for they have kept themselves chaste. These are the ones who follow the Lamb wherever He goes. These have been purchased from among men as first fruits to God and to the Lamb.
Then Caleb quieted the people
before Moses and said, “We should by all means go up and take possession of it, for we will surely overcome it.”
But Joshua the son of Nun and Caleb the son of Jephunneh remained alive out of those men who went to spy out the land.