Kiriath Baal (that is, Kiriath Jearim) and Rabbah – a total of two cities and their towns.
These were the descendants of Caleb. The sons
The sons of Shobal, the father of Kiriath Jearim, were Haroeh, half of the Manahathites,
the clans of Kiriath Jearim – the Ithrites, Puthites, Shumathites, and Mishraites. (The Zorathites and Eshtaolites descended from these groups.)
the men of Kiriath Jearim, Kephirah, and Beeroth, 743;
They went up and camped in Kiriath Jearim in Judah. (To this day that place is called Camp of Dan.
So the Israelites set out and on the third day arrived at their cities – Gibeon, Kephirah, Beeroth, and Kiriath Jearim.
The southern side started on the edge of Kiriath Jearim and extended westward to the spring of the waters of Nephtoah.
So they sent messengers to the residents of Kiriath Jearim, saying, “The Philistines have returned the ark of the Lord. Come down here and take it back home with you.”
It was quite a long time – some twenty years in all – that the ark stayed at Kiriath Jearim. All the people
So David assembled all Israel from the Shihor River
(Now David had brought up the ark of God from Kiriath Jearim to the place he had prepared for it, for he had pitched a tent for it in Jerusalem.
It then went from the top of the hill to the spring of the waters of Nephtoah, extended to the cities of Mount Ephron, and went to Baalah (that is, Kiriath Jearim).
It then turned from Baalah westward to Mount Seir, crossed to the slope of Mount Jearim on the north (that is Kesalon), descended to Beth Shemesh, and crossed to Timnah.
It then turned on the west side southward from the hill near Beth Horon on the south and extended to Kiriath Baal (that is, Kiriath Jearim), a city belonging to the tribe
Then the people
David and all Israel went up to Baalah (that is, Kiriath Jearim) in Judah to bring up from there the ark of God the Lord, who sits enthroned between the cherubim – the ark that is called by his name.