1:13 When Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb’s younger brother, 1 captured it, Caleb 2 gave him his daughter Acsah as a wife.
2:7 The people worshiped 3 the Lord throughout Joshua’s lifetime and as long as the elderly men 4 who outlived him remained alive. These men had witnessed 5 all the great things the Lord had done for Israel. 6
3:9 When the Israelites cried out for help to the Lord, he 7 raised up a deliverer for the Israelites who rescued 8 them. His name was Othniel son of Kenaz, Caleb’s younger brother. 9
9:5 He went to his father’s home in Ophrah and murdered his half-brothers, 10 the seventy legitimate 11 sons of Jerub-Baal, on one stone. Only Jotham, Jerub-Baal’s youngest son, escaped, 12 because he hid.
1 tn “Caleb’s younger brother” may refer to Othniel or to Kenaz (in which case Othniel was Caleb’s nephew; so CEV).
2 tn Heb “he”; the referent (Caleb) has been specified in the translation for clarity.
3 tn Or “served”; or “followed.”
4 tn Or perhaps “elders,” which could be interpreted to mean “leaders.”
5 tn Heb “all the days of Joshua and all the days of the old men who outlived him, who had seen.”
6 tn Heb “the great work of the
7 tn Heb “the
8 tn Or “delivered.”
9 tn “Caleb’s younger brother” may refer to Othniel or to Kenaz (in which case Othniel is Caleb’s nephew).
10 tn Heb “his brothers.”
11 tn The word “legitimate” is not in the Hebrew text, but is supplied in the translation for clarification.
12 tn Heb “remained.”