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.)
And Caleb drove thence the three sons of Anak, Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.
And Judah went against the Canaanites that dwelt in Hebron: (now the name of Hebron before was
Kirjatharba:) and they slew Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai.
Holman Bible Dictionary
(sshee' sshi) Probably a Hurrian name of uncertain meaning. A man or clan living near Hebron descended from the Anakim (Numbers 13:22 ) and driven out by Caleb (Joshua 15:14 ) and the tribe of Judah (Judges 1:10 ). See Anak, Anakim . They may have entered Palestine with the Sea Peoples to whom the Philistines are related.
Hastings' Dictionary of the Bible
SHESHAI . A clan resident in Hebron, driven thence by Caleb ( Numbers 13:22 , Joshua 15:14 , Judges 1:10 ).
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Whitish, one of the sons of Anak (Numbers 13:22 ). When the Israelites obtained possession of the country the sons of Anak were expelled and slain (Joshua 15:14 ; Judges 1:10 ).
Morrish Bible Dictionary
One of the Anakim chiefs driven from Hebron by Caleb and slain by the Israelites. Numbers 13:22 ; Joshua 15:14 ; Judges 1:10 .
Fausset's Bible Dictionary
One of Anak's three sons at Hebron, driven out and slain by Caleb leading Judah (Numbers 13:22; Joshua 15:14; Judges 1:10).
Hitchcock's Bible Names
Six; mercy; flax
Sheshai - Sheshai
Ahimam - He, Sheshai, and Talmai were the three giant Anakim brothers seen by Caleb and the spies in mount Hebron (Numbers 13:22-23)
Anak, Anakim - ” The ancestor named Anak had three children: Ahiman, Sheshai, Talmai (Numbers 13:22 )
Anak - Anak had three sons, Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, whose descendants were terrible for their fierceness and stature
Anak, Anakim - ’ In the genealogizing narrative of Joshua 15:13-14 there were three sons or clans of Anak; Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai
an'Akim - (Joshua 14:15 ) The race appears to have been divided into three tribes or families, bearing the names Sheshai, Ahiman and Talmai
Anakim - The three tribes bore the names of Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai
Hebron - At the time of the entry of the Israelites it was held by three chieftains of great stature, Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai ( Numbers 13:22 )