|Overview - Judges 1|
|1||The acts of Judah and Simeon.|
|4||Adonibezek justly requited.|
|11||Othniel has Achsah to wife for taking of Debir.|
|16||The Kenites dwell in Judah.|
|17||Hormah, Gaza, Askelon, and Ekron taken.|
|21||The acts of Benjamin.|
|22||Of the house of Joseph, who take Beth-el.|
Judges 1:12 (King James Version)
And Caleb said, He that smiteth Kirjathsepher, and taketh it, to him will I give Achsah my daughter to wife.
- And Caleb
- The whole of this account is found in Joshua 15:13-19 ,and seems to be inserted here by way of recapitulation.
- Joshua 15:16 Joshua 15:17 ; 1 Samuel 17:25 ; 18:23
- to him
- In ancient times fathers assumed an absolute right over their children, especially in disposing of them in marriage; and it was customary for a king or great man to promise his daughter in marriage to him who should take a city, etc.