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Morrish Bible Dictionary

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1. Amorite king of Eglon, slain by Joshua. Joshua 10:3,23,26 .

2. City in the highlands of Judah near Hebron. It was one of the cities of the Amorites that was destroyed and its king slain. Joshua as the leader of Israel is represented as taking it, but in Judges we find that it was actually taken by Othniel, to whom Caleb gave his daughter Achsah in marriage for its capture. It was eventually given to the priests. Its former name was KIRJATH-SEPHERor KIRJATH-SANNAH.Joshua 10:38,39; Joshua 11:21; Joshua 12:13; Joshua 15:7,15,49; Joshua 21:15; Judges 1:11,12; 1 Chronicles 6:58 . Identified with edh Dhaheriyeh, 31 49' N, 35 21' E .

4. Place on the boundary of Gad, mentioned after Mahanaim. Joshua 13:26 .

Bibliography Information
Morrish, George. Entry for 'Debir'. Morrish Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/​dictionaries/​eng/​mbd/​d/debir.html. 1897.
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