1:33 The men of Naphtali did not conquer the people living in Beth Shemesh or Beth Anath. 1 They live among the Canaanites residing in the land. The Canaanites 2 living in Beth Shemesh and Beth Anath were forced to do hard labor for them.
1:35 The Amorites managed 3 to remain in Har Heres, 4 Aijalon, and Shaalbim. Whenever the tribe of Joseph was strong militarily, 5 the Amorites were forced to do hard labor.
1 tn Heb “the people living in Beth Shemesh or the people living in Beth Anath.”
2 tn The term “Canaanites” is supplied here both for clarity and for stylistic reasons.
3 tn Or “were determined.”
4 tn Or “Mount Heres”; the term הַר (har) means “mount” or “mountain” in Hebrew.
5 tn Heb “Whenever the hand of the tribe of Joseph was heavy.”