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.”
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.”