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One of the cities in the mountains of Judah, from which Joshua expelled the Anakim (Josh 11:21; 15:50).
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ANAB (PLACE) [Heb ʿanāb (עַנָב)]. A city in the southernmost part of the hill country of Judah (Josh 15:48–50). It is about three miles west of Debir (Dahariyeh). The Egyptian texts of the 19th Dynasty refer to it as Qrt ʿnb, hence its original name is likely to have been Kiriat-ʿanab. Its modern Arab
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ANAB. A town in the hill country of Judah conquered by Joshua (Josh 11:21) and allotted to the tribe of Judah (Josh 15:50). The site is now called Khirbet ’Anab, 13 miles SW of Hebron. The city was repeatedly mentioned in Egyptian texts of the Nineteenth Dynasty as Qrt-’n b, corresponding to the Heb.
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