Bible Names A-G
Debir in Wikipedia
A Biblical name, Debir may refer to:
The most inner and sacred part of Solomon's Temple, most
commonly known as "Sanctum Sanctorum"; see Most Holy Place.
A Canaanite king of Eglon, slain by Joshua. (Joshua chapter
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 and
Kiriath-Sannah. (Joshua 15:15) It became a Levite city.
(Joshua 21:9) Its location is unclear, but today it is
commonly identified with Khirbet Rabud southwest of Hebron.
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 (10 miles)
south of Gennesareth Sea.