22 And they went up through the South and came to (A)Hebron; Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the descendants of (B)Anak, were there. (Now Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt.)

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33 There we saw the [a]giants ((A)the descendants of Anak came from the giants); and we were (B)like[b] grasshoppers in our own sight, and so we were (C)in their sight.”

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Footnotes

  1. Numbers 13:33 Heb. nephilim
  2. Numbers 13:33 As mere insects

28 Where can we go up? Our brethren have [a]discouraged our hearts, saying, (A)“The people are greater and taller than we; the cities are great and fortified up to heaven; moreover we have seen the sons of the (B)Anakim there.” ’

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Footnotes

  1. Deuteronomy 1:28 Lit. melted

a people great and tall, the (A)descendants of the Anakim, whom you know, and of whom you heard it said, ‘Who can stand before the descendants of Anak?’

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Caleb Occupies Hebron and Debir(A)

13 (B)Now to Caleb the son of Jephunneh he gave a share among the children of (C)Judah, according to the commandment of the Lord to Joshua, namely, (D)Kirjath Arba, which is Hebron (Arba was the father of Anak).

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14 Caleb drove out (A)the three sons of Anak from there: (B)Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the children of Anak.

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