15 And he went up thence to the inhabitants of Debir: and the name of Debir before was Kirjathsepher.
15 From there he marched against the people living in Debir (formerly called Kiriath Sepher).
15 And he went up from there against the inhabitants of Debir. Now the name of Debir formerly was Kiriath-sepher.
15 He marched up from there against the people of Debir. Debir used to be called Kiriath Sepher.
15 Then he went up from there to the inhabitants of Debir (formerly the name of Debir was Kirjath Sepher).
15 From there he went to fight against the people living in the town of Debir (formerly called Kiriath-sepher).
Matthew Henry's Commentary on Joshua 15:15
Commentary on Joshua 15:13-19
(Read Joshua 15:13-19)
Achsah obtained some land by Caleb's free grant. He gave her a south land. Land indeed, but a south land, dry and apt to be parched. She obtained more, on her request, and he gave the upper and the nether springs. Those who understand it but of one field, watered both with the rain of heaven, and the springs that issued out of the earth, countenance the allusion commonly made to this, when we pray for spiritual and heavenly blessings which relate to our souls, as blessings of the upper springs, and those which relate to the body and the life that now is, as blessings of the nether springs. All the blessings, both of the upper and the nether springs, belong to the children of God. As related to Christ, they have them freely given of the Father, for the lot of their inheritance.