And these were their names: From the tribe of Reuben, Shammua the son of Zaccur; from the tribe of Simeon, Shaphat the son of Hori; ... Then Amalek came and fought with Israel at Rephidim. Publisher: There has been no day like it before or since, when the Lord heeded the voice of a man, for the Lord fought for Israel. The Hebrew Bible refers to Othniel as "Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb". And Othniel the son of Kenaz, the brother of Caleb, took it,....The relation of Othniel to Caleb is a little intricate, and, as it is understood, occasions objections to the marriage of Caleb's daughter to him; it seems, at first sight, that he was Caleb's own brother, a younger brother, and so uncle to his daughter, and such marriages were forbidden, Leviticus 18:14. The allotment for the tribe of the people of Judah according to their clans reached southward to the boundary of Edom, to the wilderness of Zin at the farthest south. ‣ She used to sit under the palm of Deborah between Ramah and Bethel in the hill country of Ephraim, and the people of Israel came up to her for judgment. Contact me: openbibleinfo (at) ‣ So his hands were steady until the going down of the sun. From each tribe of their fathers you shall send a man, every one a chief among them.” So Moses sent them from the wilderness of Paran, according to the command of the Lord, all of them men who were heads of the people of Israel. L. Margolis And although they covered him with clothes, he could not get warm. But to Hannah he gave a double portion, because he loved her, though the Lord had closed her womb. For the other biblical Caleb, see, Jewish Publication Society Version (1917), Legends of the Jews: Bible Times and Characters From the Exodus to the Death of Moses, Gili Kugler, Who Conquered Hebron? Caleb is found in both the Bible and in the Qur’an. Paul, Silvanus, and Timothy, To the church of the Thessalonians in God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ: Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ. My mouth derides my enemies, because I rejoice in your salvation. And he gave him Achsah his daughter for a wife. And his hand prevailed over Cushan-rishathaim. ... Let marriage be held in honor among all, and let the marriage bed be undefiled, for God will judge the sexually immoral and adulterous. ... Now there was a man of the Pharisees named Nicodemus, a ruler of the Jews. H Then drew near the daughters of Zelophehad the son of Hepher, son of Gilead, son of Machir, son of Manasseh, from the clans of Manasseh the son of Joseph. And their daughters they took to themselves for wives, and their own daughters they gave to their sons, and they served their gods. As soon as all the kings who were beyond the Jordan in the hill country and in the lowland all along the coast of the Great Sea toward Lebanon, the Hittites, the Amorites, the Canaanites, the Perizzites, the Hivites, and the Jebusites, heard of this, they gathered together as one to fight against Joshua and Israel. This might be due to the personal qualities of the Biblical Caleb, a companion of Moses and Joshua. The Talmud argues that Othniel was Caleb's brother. He gathered to himself the Ammonites and the Amalekites, and went and defeated Israel. Verse 30 of chapter 13 reads "And Caleb stilled the people toward Moses, and said: 'We should go up at once, and possess it; for we are well able to overcome it. Caleb (capable).According to (1 Chronicles 2:9,18,19,42,50) the son of Hezron the son of Pharez the son of Judah, and the father of Hur, and consequently grandfather of Caleb the spy.(B.C. And in the time of their suffering they cried out to you and you heard them from heaven, and according to your great mercies you gave them saviors who saved them from the hand of their enemies. Answer: Othniel, the first judge, is first mentioned in Joshua 15:17 as “Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb’s brother.” As a nephew of Caleb, Othniel took on the challenge of conquering the city of Debir (or Kiriath Sepher) and driving out the Canaanites there.As the victor, Othniel received the reward of Achsah, Caleb’s daughter, as his wife. Let me bring them out to you, and do to them as you please. Except Caleb the son of Jephunneh. According to his great mercy, he has caused us to be born again to a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead, to an inheritance that is imperishable, undefiled, and unfading, kept in heaven for you, who by God's power are being guarded through faith for a salvation ready to be revealed in the last time. P ‣ K Only do nothing to these men, for they have come under the shelter of my roof.”. Traditional Jewish sources record a number of stories about Caleb which expand on the biblical account. And he gave him Achsah his daughter for a wife. The faithfulness of Joshua and Caleb teaches us that we are to stand for God even when others will not. For Moses had given an inheritance to the two and one-half tribes beyond the Jordan, but to the Levites he gave no inheritance among them. This other Caleb was the son of Hezron, and his wife was Azubah (1 Chronicles 2:18,19). And Caleb said, “He who attacks Kiriath-sepher and captures it, I will give him Achsah my daughter for a wife.” And Othniel the son of Kenaz, Caleb's younger brother, captured it. He is the propitiation for our sins, and not for ours only but also for the sins of the whole world. He was able to stand up for what he believed in, he didn’t go with the flow. When she came to him, she urged him to ask her father for a field. According to Numbers 13, Caleb, the son of Jephunneh, was one of the twelve spies sent by Moses into Canaan. Therefore a man shall leave his father and his mother and hold fast to his wife, and they shall become one flesh. These are the sons of Israel: Reuben, Simeon, Levi, Judah, Issachar, Zebulun, Dan, Joseph, Benjamin, Naphtali, Gad, and Asher. They only agreed to carry in samples of produce after Caleb brandished a sword and threatened to fight over the matter. Give to us a possession among our father's brothers.” Moses brought their case before the Lord. And their south boundary ran from the end of the Salt Sea, from the bay that faces southward. Then the people of Israel cried out to the Lord for help, for he had 900 chariots of iron and he oppressed the people of Israel cruelly for twenty years. According to The Jewish Encyclopedia, "since 'Caleb' signifies dog, it has been thought that the dog was the totem of a clan". ... “For God so loved the world, that he gave his only Son, that whoever believes in him should not perish but have eternal life. For it is evident that our Lord was descended from Judah, and in connection with that tribe Moses said nothing about priests. Othniel was probably Caleb‘s younger brother; the expression “son of Kenaz” being only an equivalent for the “Kenezite” Joshua 14:6. O ‣ Go to. He is the propagator of the Calebites who occupied the south of Judah. Cite this page: Editor: Stephen Smith. A Mosque in the area of Medina, possibly: This page was last edited on 12 November 2020, at 12:02. ... After him was Shamgar the son of Anath, who killed 600 of the Philistines with an oxgoad, and he also saved Israel. And he gave him Achsah his daughter as wife. Caleb is found on the Biblical Timeline chart around 1500 BC He was an… He shall see it, and to him and to his children I will give the land on which he has trodden, because he has wholly followed the Lord!’. Y about 1600.) And Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite said to him, “You know what the Lord said to Moses the man of God in Kadesh-barnea concerning you and me. Caleb, son of Jephunneh (Numbers 13:6) is not to be confused with Caleb, great-grandson of Judah through Tamar (1 Chronicles 2:3–9).This other Caleb was the son of Hezron, and his wife was Azubah (1 Chronicles 2:18,19).. Every place that the sole of your foot will tread upon I have given to you, just as I promised to Moses. Unless otherwise indicated, all content is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. So David went up there, and his two wives also, Ahinoam of Jezreel and Abigail the widow of Nabal of Carmel. 23 Two men of those who feared, on whom Allah had bestowed a favour, said: Enter upon them by the gate, for when you enter it you will surely be victorious; and put your trust in Allah, if you are believers.