11 From there they marched against the residents of Debir(A) (Debir was formerly named Kiriath-sepher).

12 Caleb(B) said, “Whoever strikes down and captures Kiriath-sepher, I will give my daughter Achsah(C) to him as a wife.” 13 So Othniel(D) son of Kenaz, Caleb’s youngest brother, captured it, and Caleb gave his daughter Achsah to him as his wife.

14 When she arrived, she persuaded Othniel[a] to ask her father for a field. As she got off her donkey, Caleb asked her,[b] “What do you want?” 15 She answered him, “Give me a blessing. Since you have given me land in the Negev,(E) give me springs of water also.” So Caleb gave her both the upper and lower springs.[c](F)

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  1. Judges 1:14 LXX reads arrived, he pressured her
  2. Judges 1:14 LXX reads . . . field. She grumbled while on the donkey, and she cried out from the donkey, “Into the southland you sent me out,” and Caleb said
  3. Judges 1:15 LXX reads give me redemption of water, and Caleb gave her according to her heart the redemption of the upper and the redemption of the lower

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