Kirjath-arba in the Bible
An early name of HEBRON
- Genesis 23:2 And Sarah died in Kirjatharba; the same is Hebron in the land of Canaan: and Abraham came to mourn for Sarah, and to weep for her.
- Joshua 14:15 And the name of Hebron before was Kirjatharba; which Arba was a great man among the Anakims. And the land had rest from war.
- Judges 1:10 And Judah went against the Canaanites that dwelt in Hebron: (now the name of Hebron before was Kirjatharba:) and they slew Sheshai, and Ahiman, and Talmai.
⇒Bible Encyclopedia for KIRJATH-ARBA.
⇒See also McClintock and Strong Cyclopedia for Kirjath-Arba.