15 And from there he went up against the inhabitants of Debir (the former name of Debir was Kiriath Sepher). 16 And Caleb said, “Whoever attacks Kiriath Sepher and captures it, I will give to him my daughter Acsah as a wife.” 17 Othniel son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, captured it, and he gave to him Acsah his daughter as a wife. 18 When she came to him she urged him to ask her father for a field. So she dismounted from the donkey, and Caleb said to her, “⌊What do you want⌋?”w 19 And she said to him, “Give to me a gift;x you have given me the land of the Negev,y and you must give to me a spring of water.” And he gave to her the upper and lower spring.z
20 This is the inheritance of the tribe of the descendantsa of Judah according to their families: 21 the cities belonging to the tribe of the descendantsb of Judah to the far south, to the border of Edom to the south, were Kabzeel, Eder, Jagur, 22 Kinah, Dimonah, Adadah, 23 Kedesh, Hazor, Ithnan, 24 Ziph, Telem, Bealoth, 25 Hazor Hadattah, Kerioth Hezron (that is, Hazor), 26 Amam, Shema, Moladah, 27 Hazar Gaddah, Heshmon, Beth Pelet, 28 Hazar Shual, Beersheba, Biziothiah, 29 Baalah, Iim, Ezem, 30 Eltolad, Kesil, Hormah, 31 Ziklag, Madmannah, Sansannah, 32 Lebaoth, Shilhim, Ain, and Rimmon; in all, twenty-nine cities and their villages.
33 In the Shephelah:c Eshtaol, Zorah, Ashnah, 34 Zanoah, En Gannim, Tappuah, Enam, 35 Jarmuth, Adullam, Socoh, Azekah, 36 Shaaraim, Adithaim, Gederah, and Gederothaim; fourteen cities and their villages.
45 Ekron, its towns and villages; 46 from Ekron to the sea, and all that ⌊were near⌋d Ashdod and their villages.
52 Arab, Dumah, Eshan, 53 Janim, Beth-tappuah, Aphekah, 54 Humtah, Kiriath Arbah (that is, Hebron), and Zior; nine cities and their villages.
Literally “What is for you?”
An arid region south of the Judaean hills
Or “lowlands”; a geographical region on the western edge of the hills of Judea
Literally “were on the hand of”
A valley that is dry most of the year, but contains a stream during the rainy season
That is, the Mediterranean
Or “the city of Arba”