Definitions for calebˈkeɪ ləb

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Ca•lebˈkeɪ ləb(n.)

  1. a Hebrew leader, sent as a spy into the land of Canaan. Num. 13:6.

    Category: Bible

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  1. Caleb(ProperNoun)

    An Israelite who entered Canaan with Joshua.

  2. Caleb(ProperNoun)

    first used by Puritans.

  3. Origin: From כלב (kéleb), dog (possibly referring to the dog’s unconditional devotion to his lord).

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  1. Caleb

    Caleb, sometimes transliterated Kaleb is a figure who appears in the Bible as a representative of Judah. A reference to him may also be found in the Quran, although his name is not mentioned.

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