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1)

What is the significance of the names of the city?

1.

Rashi: Kiryas Sefer refers to Halachos that were forgotten in the mourning over Moshe. 1 Osni'el ben Kenaz recovered them.

2.

Radak: In Persian, Sefer is called Devir.

3.

Malbim (Shoftim 1:11): Devir is called Kiryas Sneh (based on "Retzon Shochni Sneh"


1

Maharsha (Temurah 16a): Now the city was called "Devir"

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