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Joshua 16:5-9

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16:5 The territory of the tribe of Ephraim by its clans included the following: 1  The border of their assigned land to the east was Ataroth Addar as far as upper Beth Horon. 16:6 It then extended on to the sea, with Micmethath on the north. It turned eastward to Taanath Shiloh and crossed it on the east to Janoah. 16:7 It then descended from Janoah to Ataroth and Naarah, touched Jericho, 2  and extended to the Jordan River. 3  16:8 From Tappuah it went westward to the Valley of Kanah and ended at the sea. This is the land assigned to the tribe of Ephraim 4  by its clans. 16:9 Also included were the cities set apart for the tribe of Ephraim within Manasseh’s territory, along with their towns. 5 

1 tn Heb “The territory of the sons of Ephraim was for their clans.”

2 map For location see Map5 B2; Map6 E1; Map7 E1; Map8 E3; Map10 A2; Map11 A1.

3 tn The word “River” is not in the Hebrew text, but has been supplied in the translation for clarity.

4 tn Heb “This is the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Ephraim.”

5 tn Heb “and the cities set apart for the sons of Ephraim in the midst of the inheritance of the sons of Manasseh, all the cities and their towns.”



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