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Joshua 16 :: New International Version (NIV)

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Allotment for Ephraim and Manasseh

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:1 - The allotment for Joseph began at the Jordan, east of the springs of Jericho, and went up from there through the desert into the hill country of Bethel.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:2 - It went on from Bethel (that is, Luz),[fn] crossed over to the territory of the Arkites in Ataroth,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:3 - descended westward to the territory of the Japhletites as far as the region of Lower Beth Horon and on to Gezer, ending at the Mediterranean Sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:4 - So Manasseh and Ephraim, the descendants of Joseph, received their inheritance.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:5 - This was the territory of Ephraim, according to its clans: The boundary of their inheritance went from Ataroth Addar in the east to Upper Beth Horon

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:6 - and continued to the Mediterranean Sea. From Mikmethath on the north it curved eastward to Taanath Shiloh, passing by it to Janoah on the east.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:7 - Then it went down from Janoah to Ataroth and Naarah, touched Jericho and came out at the Jordan.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:8 - From Tappuah the border went west to the Kanah Ravine and ended at the Mediterranean Sea. This was the inheritance of the tribe of the Ephraimites, according to its clans.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:9 - It also included all the towns and their villages that were set aside for the Ephraimites within the inheritance of the Manassites.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:10 - They did not dislodge the Canaanites living in Gezer; to this day the Canaanites live among the people of Ephraim but are required to do forced labor.
NIV Footnotes
Septuagint; Hebrew Bethel to Luz
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