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Joshua 16 :: English Standard Version (ESV)

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The Allotment for Ephraim and Manasseh

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:1 - The allotment of the people of Joseph went from the Jordan by Jericho, east of the waters of Jericho, into the wilderness, going up from Jericho into the hill country to Bethel.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:2 - Then going from Bethel to Luz, it passes along to Ataroth, the territory of the Archites.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:3 - Then it goes down westward to the territory of the Japhletites, as far as the territory of Lower Beth-horon, then to Gezer, and it ends at the sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:4 - The people of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, received their inheritance.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:5 - The territory of the people of Ephraim by their clans was as follows: the boundary of their inheritance on the east was Ataroth-addar as far as Upper Beth-horon,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:6 - and the boundary goes from there to the sea. On the north is Michmethath. Then on the east the boundary turns around toward Taanath-shiloh and passes along beyond it on the east to Janoah,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:7 - then it goes down from Janoah to Ataroth and to Naarah, and touches Jericho, ending at the Jordan.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:8 - From Tappuah the boundary goes westward to the brook Kanah and ends at the sea. Such is the inheritance of the tribe of the people of Ephraim by their clans,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:9 - together with the towns that were set apart for the people of Ephraim within the inheritance of the Manassites, all those towns with their villages.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:10 - However, they did not drive out the Canaanites who lived in Gezer, so the Canaanites have lived in the midst of Ephraim to this day but have been made to do forced labor.
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