American Tract Society Bible Dictionary
1. Son of Jephunneh, of the tribe of Judah, who was sent, with one man from each of the other tribes, to search out the promised land, Numbers 13:1-14:45 . Of all the twelve, Caleb and Joshua acted the part of true and faithful men; and they only, of all the grown men of Israel, were permitted to enter Canaan, Numbers 14:6-24,38 26:65 . He was one of the princes appointed to divide the conquered territory among the tribes, Numbers 34:19 . Hebron was given to him as a reward of his fidelity, according to the promise of God, Deuteronomy 1:36 Joshua 14:1-15 . Though eighty-five years old, he still retained his vigor, and soon drove out the Anakim from his inheritance. He gave a portion also with his daughter Achsah to Othniel his nephew, who had earned the reward by his valor in the capture of Debir, Joshua 15:13-19 21:12 . This region was for some time called by his name, 1 Samuel 30:14 .
2. Son of Hor, whose children people the country about Bethlehem, etc., 1 Chronicles 2:50-55 .
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Rand, W. W. Entry for 'Caleb'. American Tract Society Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ats/c/caleb.html. 1859.