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