Sheshai (Shee´shi)

A descendant of Anak (Num 13:22; Josh 15:14; Judg 1:10), who lived in Canaan when the spying Israelites entered. He was defeated by Joshua’s forces, presumably near his residence, Hebron.

Num 13:22

22They went up into the Negeb, and came to Hebron; and Ahiman, Sheshai, and Talmai, the Anakites, were there. (Hebron was built seven years before Zoan in Egypt ... View more

Josh 15:14

14And Caleb drove out from there the three sons of Anak: Sheshai, Ahiman, and Talmai, the descendants of Anak.

Judg 1:10

10Judah went against the Canaanites who lived in Hebron (the name of Hebron was formerly Kiriath-arba); and they defeated Sheshai and Ahiman and Talmai.

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