Of Humtah we nowhere else read;
and Kirjatharba, which [is] Hebron;
of Kirjatharba we read frequently; (See Gill on Joshua 14:15);
Jerom says F15, that in his time there was a village shown by the name of Sihor, between Aelia (or Jerusalem) and Eleutheropolis, in the tribe of Judah:
nine cities with their villages;
which is exactly their number, as expressed; here ends the second division, or of the cities in the hill country of Judea; a third follows.
F15 De loc. Heb. fol. 94. H.