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Joshua 16:1-10

16*  And for the sons of Joseph the lot went out from the Jordan at Jericho, eastward of Jericho Water, to the wilderness, up from Jericho to the highland of Bethel, 2  and out from Bethel to Luz, and over to the Arkite boundary, ʽAtaroth, 3  and down west to the Japhletite boundary, to the boundary of Lower Beth-Horon, and to Gezer, and its termination was at the sea. 4  And the sons of Joseph had their estates assigned, Manasseh and Ephraim. 5*  And the territory of the sons of Ephraim was clan by clan; and the boundary of their estate on the east was ʽAtaroth-Addar, to Upper Beth-Horon, 6  and the boundary terminated at the sea. The Micmethath on the north, and the boundary went round east to Taanath, Shiloh, and over it east of Janohah 7  and down from Janohah to ʽAtaroth and Naʽarathah, and came against Jericho, and terminated at the Jordan. 8  From Tappuah the boundary went west to Kanah Arroyo, and its termination was at the sea. This was the estate of the tribe of the sons of Ephraim clan by clan, 9  this and the cities set apart for the sons of Ephraim in the middle of the estate of the sons of Manasseh, all the cities and their villages. 10  But they did not dispossess the Canaanites that lived in Gezer, and the Canaanites live among the Ephraimites to this day and have become subject to servile forced labor.


16:1 Or at the eastward Jericho Water Susp.
16:5 Or And the boundary of the sons of Ephraim, clan by clan, the boundary of