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Boundaries of Joseph and Ephrain

16:1 And the lot of the children of Joseph Hebrew Yosef (יוֹסֵף‎)Meaning: Jehovah shall add, God will add, taken away or praise, fame taken away.For more info click here fell from Jordan by Jericho, to the water of Jericho on the east, to the wilderness that goes up from Jericho throughout mount Bethel,
16:2 And goes out from Bethel to Luz, and passes along to the borders of Archi to Ataroth,
16:3 And goes down westward to the coast of Japhleti, to the coast of Bethhoron the nether, and to Gezer and the goings out of it are at the sea.
16:4 So the children of Joseph Hebrew Yosef (יוֹסֵף‎)Meaning: Jehovah shall add, God will add, taken away or praise, fame taken away.For more info click here, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.
16:5 And the border of the children of Ephraim according to their families was [so] even the border of their inheritance on the east side was Atarothaddar, to Bethhoron the upper ;
16:6 And the border went out toward the sea to Michmethah on the north side; and the border went about eastward to Taanathshiloh, and passed by it on the east to Janohah ;
16:7 And it went down from Janohah to Ataroth, and to Naarath, and came to Jericho, and went out at Jordan.
16:8 The border went out from Tappuah westward to the river Kanah ; and the goings out of it were at the sea. This [is] the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Ephraim by their families.
16:9 And the separate cities for the children of Ephraim [were] among the inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.

Canaanites conquered


16:10 And they hadn’t driven out the Canaanites that lived in Gezer but the Canaanites lived among the Ephraimites to this day, and serve under tribute.

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