And he went up there to the inhabitants of Debir: and the name of Debir before was Kiriathsepher.
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George Leo Haydock
Letters, as the Septuagint render it. St. Jerome adds this interpretation. (Haydock)
It means literally "the city of the book. "Senna, may also mean "instruction "ver. 49. Here probably a famous school was kept, before the arrival of the Israelites; or the archives of the nation might be deposited among these giants, as the Chaldean Kiriat-arche, "the city of the library, or archives "insinuates. (Bo chart, Phaleg. ii. 17.)