1 Kings 9:13

Overview - 1 Kings 9
God's covenant in a vision with Solomon.
10 The mutual presents of Solomon and Hiram.
15 In Solomon's works the Gentiles were his bondmen, the Israelites honourable servants.
24 Pharaoh's daughter removes to her house.
25 Solomon's yearly solemn sacrifices.
26 His navy fetches gold from Ophir.
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1 Kings 9:13  (King James Version)
And he said, What cities are these which thou hast given me, my brother? And he called them the land of Cabul unto this day.

my brother
1 Kings 5:1 1 Kings 5:2 Amos 1:9

that is, Displeasing, or dirty.
Josephus says that {Cabul,} in the Phoenician language, signifies [ouk areskon,] displeasing; and that these cities were situated in the neighbourhood of Tyre. Most commentators are persuaded that the city Cabul in the tribe of Asher was one; and probably from this Hiram took occasion to give this name to all the other cities which Solomon had ceded to him.
Joshua 19:27