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Kirjath arba

"the city of Arba" the Anakite (Genesis 13:18; Genesis 23:2; Joshua 14:15; Joshua 15:54; Joshua 20:7; Joshua 21:11; Nehemiah 11:25). Hebron was the original name, then Mamre ("the sacred grove near the town"), then Kirjath Caleb restored the name Hebron. (See HEBRON.)

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Fausset, Andrew Robert M.A., D.D., "Definition for 'kirjath arba' Fausset's Bible Dictionary". - Fausset's; 1878.

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