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- Debir King of Eglon, a Canaanite king of Eglon, slain by Joshua. (Joshua 10) Aided by miracles, Joshua's army routed the Canaanite military, forcing Debir and the other kings to seek refuge in a cave. There they were trapped until later executed.
- A royal Canaanite city, also known as Kiriath-Sepher (Judges 1:11) and Kiriath-Sannah. (Joshua 15:49) It became a Kohanic city. (Joshua 21:9) Its location is unclear, but today it is commonly identified with Khirbet Rabud southwest of Hebron. Conder and Kitchener thought Debir, mentioned in Joshua 15:49 was present Ad-Dhahiriya.
- A site mentioned to be in the low plain of Achor. (Joshua 15:7) Though its exact location is not known, the name may have survived in Thogheret ed-Debr, southwest of Jericho.
- A location in Gilead, at the border of the Tribe of Gad, commonly believed to be the same as Lo-Debar. (Joshua 13:26) Some identify the place with Umm ed-Dabar, 16 km (9.9 mi) south of Gennesareth Sea.
- Conder and Kitchener, 1883, SWP III, p. 402