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12 Now, assign me this hill country that the Lord promised me at that time! No doubt you heard then that the Anakites live there in large, fortified cities.[a] But assuming the Lord is with me, I will conquer[b] them, as the Lord promised.” 13 Joshua asked God to empower Caleb son of Jephunneh and assigned him Hebron.[c] 14 So Hebron remains the assigned land of Caleb son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite to this very day[d] because he remained loyal to the Lord God of Israel.

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  1. Joshua 14:12 tn Heb “are there and large, fortified cities.”
  2. Joshua 14:12 tn Or “will dispossess.”
  3. Joshua 14:13 tn Heb “Joshua blessed him and gave Hebron to Caleb son of Jephunneh as an inheritance.”
  4. Joshua 14:14 tn Heb “Therefore Hebron belongs to Caleb son of Jephunneh for an inheritance to this day.”

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