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Caleb (son of Hezron)

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Caleb (Hebrew: כלב, Kālēḇ) or Chelubai (Hebrew: כלובי, Kelūḇay; "Name means::forcible") (b. ca. Born::2357 AM) was the third named son of Hezron by his first marriage and a clan leader in the tribe of Judah. But he is best remembered for a son he had in his old age by a later marriage.

Genealogy

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
descendant of::Judah
 
descendant of::Tamar
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
grandson of::Pharez
 
Zerah
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
son of::Hezron
 
Hamul
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
brother of::Jerahmeel
 
brother of::Ram
 
Caleb
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amminadab
 
father of::Hur
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nahshon
 
Elisheba

The most famous descendants of Caleb are his son Hur and his great-grandson Bezaleel, the master craftsman of the Tabernacle.

Date of Birth

Caleb was probably the last son that Hezron had by his first marriage. Hezron married for the second time when he was sixty years old. Caleb was probably born one year earlier.

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