Debir, in the Bible. 1 King of Eglon. 2 City, ancient Palestine, WSW of Hebron, on the main caravan route to Egypt. 3 Unidentified location, S ancient Palestine, SW of Jericho. 4 Unidentified city, ancient Palestine, E of the River Jordan.
A Canaaniteking 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.