Sheshai

Sheshai

Sheshai was a clan of Anakim living in Hebron named for a son of Anak in the Holy Bible (Numbers 13:22). The clans were driven out of the city by Caleb (Joshua 15:14) and the Tribe of Judah (Judges 1:10).


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