Yea they went up in the South and entered as far as Hebron, and there, were Ahiman Sheshai and Talmai descendants of the Anak. Now, Hebron, was built seven years, before Zoan of Egypt.
In presence of their fathers, wrought he, wondrously, - In the land of Egypt - the field of Zoan:
When he set, in Egypt, his signs, And his wonders, in the plain of Zoan;
Surely, foolish, are the princes of Zoan, the wisest counsellors of Pharaoh, in counsel are brutish, - How can ye say unto Pharaoh, Son of the wise, am I Son of the kings of olden time?
And Joshua came in, at that time, and cut off the Anakim from the hill country - from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, and from all the hill country of Judah, and from all the hill country of Israel, - with their cities, did Joshua devote them to destruction.
And, to Caleb, son of Jephunneh, gave he a portion, in the midst of the sons of Judah, at the bidding of Yahweh, by Joshua, - even the City of Arba, father of Anak, the same, is Hebron.
And Judah went against the Canaanites who were dwelling in Hebron, now, the name of Hebron, formerly, was Kiriath-arba, - and they smote Sheshai and Ahiman, and Talmai.
For their princes have been, in Zoan, - And, their messengers unto Hanes, would draw near.
So Abram moved his tent and came in and dwelt among the oaks of Mamre, which were in Hebron, - and built there an altar to Yahweh.
And Sarah died in Kiriath-arba, the same, is Hebron in the land of Canaan, - and Abraham went in to wail for Sarah and to weep for her.
So Moses sent them, to spy out the land of Canaan, - and said unto them - Go up, here in the South, Yea ye shall go up the mountain;
And, there, saw we the giants, sons of Anak descended of the giants, - And we were in our own eyes, as grass-hoppers, And, so, were we in their eyes.
So Joshua blessed him, and gave Hebron unto Caleb son of Jephunneh, for an inheritance.
But, unto the sons of Aaron the priest, gave they the city of refuge for the manslayer, even Hebron, with the pasture lands thereof, - Libnah also, with her pasture lands;
And it came to pass, after this, that David enquired of Yahweh, saying - Shall I go up into one of the cities of Judah? And Yahweh said unto him, Go up. And David said - Whither shall I go up? And he said - Unto Hebron.
And it came to pass, that, the number of the days that David was king in Hebron, over the house of Judah, was seven years and six months.
Doting are the princes of Zoan, Deceived are the princes of Noph: They who are the corner-stone of her tribes, have led Egypt astray.