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Joshua 14:15 [study!]

American Standard Version (ASV 1901) [2]
— Now the name of Hebron beforetime was Kiriath-arba; [which Arba was] the greatest man among the Anakim. And the land had rest from war.
King James Version (KJV 1769)
— And the name of Hebron before [was] Kirjatharba; [which Arba was] a great man among the Anakims. And the land had rest from war.
New American Standard Bible (NASB ©1995)
— Now the name of Hebron was formerly Kiriath-arba; [for Arba] was the greatest man among the Anakim. Then the land had rest from war.
Webster's Revision of the KJB (WEB 1833)
— And the name of Hebron before [was] Kirjath-arba; [which Arba was] a great man among the Anakims. And the land had rest from war.
Darby's Translation (DBY 1890)
— Now the name of Hebron before was Kirjath-Arba; the great man among the Anakim. And the land rested from war.
Rotherham's Emphasized Bible (EBR 1902)
— Now, the name of Hebron, was formerly, City of Arba, the greatest man among the Anakim, was he. And, the land, had rest from war.
Young's Literal Translation (YLT 1898)
— and the name of Hebron formerly [is] Kirjath-Arba (he [is] the great man among the Anakim); and the land hath rest from war.
Douay-Rheims Challoner Revision (DR 1750)
— The name of Hebron before was called Cariath-Arbe: Adam the greatest among the Enacims was laid there and the land rested from wars.
Original King James Bible (AV 1611) [2]
— And the name of Hebron before, [was] Kiriath-Arba, which [Arba] was a great man among the Anakims: and the land had rest from warre.
Brenton Greek Septuagint (LXX, Restored Names)
— And the name of Hebron{gr.Chebron} before was the city Argob, it [is] the metropolis of the Anakim{gr.Enakim}: and the land rested from war.
Full Hebrew Names / Holy Name KJV (2008) [2] [3]
— And the name of Chevron before [was] Qiryath Arba; [which Arba was] a great man among the Anaqim. And the land had rest from war.

Strong's Numbers & Hebrew NamesHebrew Old TestamentColor-Code/Key Word Studies
And the name 8034
{8034} Prime
שֵׁם
shem
{shame}
A primitive word (perhaps rather from H7760 through the idea of definite and conspicuous position; compare H8064); an appellation, as a mark or memorial of individuality; by implication honor, authority, character.
of evrn חֶברוֹן 2275
{2275} Prime
חֶבְרוֹן
Chebrown
{kheb-rone'}
From H2267; seat of association; Chebron, a place in Palestine, also the name of two Israelites.
before 6440
{6440} Prime
פָּנִים
paniym
{paw-neem'}
Plural (but always used as a singular) of an unused noun (פָּנֶה paneh, {paw-neh'}; from H6437); the face (as the part that turns); used in a great variety of applications (literally and figuratively); also (with prepositional prefix) as a preposition (before, etc.).
[was] Kirya Arba` קִריַת־אַרבַּע; 7153
{7153} Prime
קִרְיַת אַרְבַּע
Qiryath `Arba`
{keer-yath' ar-bah'}
The second form, used in Nehemiah 11:25, has the article interposed; from H7151 and H0704 or H0702; city of Arba, or city of the four (giants); Kirjath-Arba or Kirjath-ha-Arba, a place in Palestine.
[which Arba` אַרבַּע was] a great 1419
{1419} Prime
גָּדוֹל
gadowl
{gaw-dole'}
From H1431; great (in any sense); hence older; also insolent.
man 120
{0120} Prime
אָדָם
'adam
{aw-dawm'}
From H0119; ruddy, that is, a human being (an individual or the species, mankind, etc.).
among the `nkm עֲנָקִים. 6062
{6062} Prime
עֲנָקִי
`Anaqiy
{an-aw-kee'}
Patronymic from H6061; an Anakite or descendant of Anak.
And the land 776
{0776} Prime
אֶרֶץ
'erets
{eh'-rets}
From an unused root probably meaning to be firm; the earth (at large, or partitively a land).
had rest 8252
{8252} Prime
שָׁקַט
shaqat
{shaw-kat'}
A primitive root; to repose (usually figuratively).
z8804
<8804> Grammar
Stem - Qal (See H8851)
Mood - Perfect (See H8816)
Count - 12562
from war. 4421
{4421} Prime
מִלְחָמָה
milchamah
{mil-khaw-maw'}
From H3898 (in the sense of fighting); a battle (that is, the engagement); generally war (that is, warfare).
x4480
(4480) Complement
מִן
min
{min}
For H4482; properly a part of; hence (prepositionally), from or out of in many senses.
Jamieson-Fausset-Brown Commentary

Joshua 14:15

_ _ Kirjath-arba — that is, the city of Arba, a warrior among the native race remarkable for strength and stature.

_ _ the land had rest from war — Most of the kings having been slain and the natives dispirited, there was no general or systematic attempt to resist the progress and settlement of the Israelites.

Matthew Henry's Commentary

See commentary on Joshua 14:6-15.

John Wesley's Explanatory Notes

Joshua 14:15

A great man — In stature, and strength, and dignity, and authority, as being the progenitor of Anak, the father of those famous giants called Anakims.

Geneva Bible Translation Notes

Joshua 14:15

And the name of Hebron before [was] Kirjatharba; [which Arba was] a (f) great man among the Anakims. And the land had rest from war.

(f) Either for his power or person.

Cross-Reference Topical ResearchStrong's Concordance
And the name:

Joshua 15:13 And unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave a part among the children of Judah, according to the commandment of the LORD to Joshua, [even] the city of Arba the father of Anak, which [city is] Hebron.
Genesis 23:2 And Sarah died in Kirjatharba; the same [is] Hebron in the land of Canaan: and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her.

And the land:

Joshua 11:23 So Joshua took the whole land, according to all that the LORD said unto Moses; and Joshua gave it for an inheritance unto Israel according to their divisions by their tribes. And the land rested from war.
Judges 3:11 And the land had rest forty years. And Othniel the son of Kenaz died.
Judges 3:30 So Moab was subdued that day under the hand of Israel. And the land had rest fourscore years.
Judges 5:31 So let all thine enemies perish, O LORD: but [let] them that love him [be] as the sun when he goeth forth in his might. And the land had rest forty years.
Judges 8:28 Thus was Midian subdued before the children of Israel, so that they lifted up their heads no more. And the country was in quietness forty years in the days of Gideon.
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