8 Then the sons of Judah fought against Jerusalem and captured it and struck it with the edge of the sword and set the city on fire.9 Afterward the sons of Judah went down to fight against the Canaanites living in the hill country and in the [a]Negev and in the lowland.10 So Judah went against the Canaanites who lived in Hebron (now the name of Hebron formerly was Kiriath-arba); and they struck Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai.
Capture of Other Cities
11 Then from there he went against the inhabitants of Debir (now the name of Debir formerly was Kiriath-sepher).12 And Caleb said, “The one who attacks Kiriath-sepher and captures it, I will even give him my daughter Achsah for a wife.”13 Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb’s younger brother, captured it; so he gave him his daughter Achsah for a wife.14 Then it came about when she came to him, that she persuaded him to ask her father for a field. Then she alighted from [b]her donkey, and Caleb said to her, “What [c]do you want?”15 She said to him, “Give me a blessing, since you have given me the land of the [d]Negev, give me also springs of water.” So Caleb gave her the upper springs and the lower springs.
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