Bible Commentaries
Joshua 15

Everett's Study Notes on the Holy ScripturesEverett's Study Notes

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Joshua 15:13-19 The Inheritance of Caleb Joshua 15:13-19 records the account of Caleb receiving his inheritance in the Promised Land. Part of this story (Joshua 15:15-19) is repeated in Judges 1:11-15.

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.

Joshua 15:13 Comments - Caleb was of the tribe of Judah, and Joshua was of the tribe of Ephraim (Numbers 13:6; Numbers 13:8).

Numbers 13:6-8, “Of the tribe of Judah, Caleb the son of Jephunneh. Of the tribe of Issachar, Igal the son of Joseph. Of the tribe of Ephraim, Oshea the son of Nun.”

Bibliographical Information
Everett, Gary H. "Commentary on Joshua 15". Everett's Study Notes on the Holy Scriptures. 2013.