the lot. See note on Joshua 14:1.
children = sons.
fetched a compass. English idiom. Hebrew turned about. Compare Acts 28:13.
coast = border or boundary.
bay = tongue.
Hinnom. Some codices, with three early printed editions, and Syriac, read the sons of Hinnom".
giants = the Rephaim. See note on Joshua 12:4
side, or slope, or shoulder.
the LORD. Hebrew. Jehovah. App-4.
Arba Compare note on Joshua 14:15.
Caleb drove thence. Compare Judges 1:10, It seems that some evidently returned and repossessed it.
Debir = Place of the Greekcle.
Kirjath-sepher = Book Town.
she lighted off. Compare Genesis 24:64. 1 Samuel 25:23.
What wouldest thou? Literally "What to thee? " = "What aileth thee? "
a blessing = a present. Compare Judges 1:15. 1 Samuel 25:27.
springs of water. Figure of speech Metonymy (of Adjunct), i.e. land containing them (App-6).
he. Some codices, with four early printed editions, Septuagint, Syriac, and Vulgate, read "Caleb".
Hazor. Figure of speech Epanadiplosis (App-6).
and Ain, and Rimmon : should be "and En-Rimmon".
From. Some codices, with four early printed editions, read "and from".
the mountains = the hill country.
Kirjath-arba. Compare Joshua 14:15 with Joshua 15:13.
Judah could not, Ac. Compare Judges 1:8. Caleb succeeded at Hebron. Not until David"s day was this thoroughly accomplished (2 Samuel 5:3, 2 Samuel 5:6, 2 Samuel 5:7).
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