I 1-24); Caleb's overthrow of the Hebronite giants finds a parallel in David's conflicts before the capture of Jerusalem, and may be associated with the belief that these primitive giants once filled the land (Josh.
And xxiii.) find their analogy in Caleb's overthrow of the sons of Anak (Judg.
19 (post-exilic), Caleb becomes the representative of the tribe of Judah, and also in c (above) Caleb's enterprise was later regarded as the work of the tribe with which it became incorporated.
This second move is characteristically expressed by the statements that Caleb's first wife was Azubah ("` abandoned," desert region) - Jerioth ("tent curtains") appears to have been another - and that after the death of Hezron he united with Ephrath (v.