And they ascended by the south, and came unto Hebron; where Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the children of Anak, were
. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)
Nevertheless the people be
strong that dwell in the land, and the cities are
very great: and moreover we saw the children of Anak there.
And there we saw the giants, the sons of Anak, which come
of the giants: and we were in our own sight as grasshoppers, and so we were in their sight.
Whither shall we go up? our brethren have discouraged our heart, saying, The people is
greater and taller than we; the cities are
great and walled up to heaven; and moreover we have seen the sons of the Anakims there.
The Emims dwelt therein in times past, a people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims;
Which also were accounted giants, as the Anakims; but the Moabites call them Emims.
A people great, and many, and tall, as the Anakims; but the LORD destroyed them before them; and they succeeded them, and dwelt in their stead:
A people great and tall, the children of the Anakims, whom thou knowest, and of whom
thou hast heard say
, Who can stand before the children of Anak!
And at that time came Joshua, and cut off the Anakims from the mountains, from Hebron, from Debir, from Anab, and from all the mountains of Judah, and from all the mountains of Israel: Joshua destroyed them utterly with their cities.
There was none of the Anakims left in the land of the children of Israel: only in Gaza, in Gath, and in Ashdod, there remained.
Now therefore give me this mountain, whereof the LORD spake in that day; for thou heardest in that day how the Anakims were
there, and that
the cities were
fenced: if so be the LORD will be
with me, then I shall be able to drive them out, as the LORD said.
And the name of Hebron before was
Kirjatharba; which Arba was
a great man among the Anakims. And the land had rest from war.
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
And Caleb drove thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.
And they gave them the city of Arba the father of Anak, which city is
Hebron, in the hill country
of Judah, with the suburbs thereof round about it.
And they gave Hebron unto Caleb, as Moses said: and he expelled thence the three sons of Anak.