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Kir'jath-ar'ba. (the city of Arba). An early name of the city which, after the conquest, is generally known as Hebron. Joshua 14:15; Judges 1:10. The identity of Kirjath-arba with Hebron is constantly asserted. Genesis 23:2; Genesis 35:27; Joshua 14:15; Joshua 15:13; Joshua 15:54; Joshua 20:7; Joshua 21:11.

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Smith, William, Dr. Entry for 'Kirjath-arba'. Smith's Bible Dictionary. 1901.

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