As HaShem commanded Moses, so the children of Israel did, and they divided the land.
Then the children of Judah drew nigh unto Joshua in Gilgal; and Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite said unto him: 'Thou knowest the thing that HaShem spoke unto Moses the man of G-d concerning me and concerning thee in Kadesh-barnea.
Forty years old was I when Moses the servant of HaShem sent me from Kadesh-barnea to spy out the land; and I brought him back word as it was in my heart.
Nevertheless my brethren that went up with me made the heart of the people melt; but I wholly followed HaShem my G-d.
And Moses swore on that day, saying: Surely the land whereon thy foot hath trodden shall be an inheritance to thee and to thy children for ever, because thou hast wholly followed HaShem my G-d.
And now, behold, HaShem hath kept me alive, as He spoke, these forty and five years, from the time that HaShem spoke this word unto Moses, while Israel walked in the wilderness; and now, lo, I am this day fourscore and five years old.
As yet I am as strong this day as I was in the day that Moses sent me; as my strength was then, even so is my strength now, for war, and to go out and to come in.
Now therefore give me this mountain, whereof HaShem spoke in that day; for thou heardest in that day how the Anakim were there, and cities great and fortified; it may be that HaShem will be with me, and I shall drive them out, as HaShem spoke.'
And Joshua blessed him; and he gave Hebron unto Caleb the son of Jephunneh for an inheritance.
Therefore Hebron became the inheritance of Caleb the son of Jephunneh the Kenizzite, unto this day; because that he wholly followed HaShem, the G-d of Israel.
Now the name of Hebron beforetime was Kiriath-arba, which Arba was the greatest man among the Anakim. And the land had rest from war.