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Joshua 16 :: New King James Version (NKJV)

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Ephraim and West Manasseh
The Borders of Ephraim

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:1 - The lot fell to the children of Joseph from the Jordan, by Jericho, to the waters of Jericho on the east, to the wilderness that goes up from Jericho through the mountains to Bethel,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:2 - then went out from Bethel to Luz,[fn] passed along to the border of the Archites at Ataroth,

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:3 - and went down westward to the boundary of the Japhletites, as far as the boundary of Lower Beth Horon to Gezer; and it ended at the sea.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:4 - So the children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.
The Land of Ephraim

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:5 - The border of the children of Ephraim, according to their families, was thus: The border of their inheritance on the east side was Ataroth Addar as far as Upper Beth Horon.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:6 - And the border went out toward the sea on the north side of Michmethath; then the border went around eastward to Taanath Shiloh, and passed by it on the east of Janohah.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:7 - Then it went down from Janohah to Ataroth and Naarah,[fn] reached to Jericho, and came out at the Jordan.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:8 - The border went out from Tappuah westward to the Brook Kanah, and it ended at the sea. This was the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Ephraim according to their families.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:9 - The separate cities for the children of Ephraim were among the inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.

Unchecked Copy BoxJos 16:10 - And they did not drive out the Canaanites who dwelt in Gezer; but the Canaanites dwell among the Ephraimites to this day and have become forced laborers.
NKJV Footnotes
Septuagint reads Bethel (that is, Luz).
Or Naaran (compare 1 Chronicles 7:28)
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