But some men from Asher, Manasseh, and Zebulun humbled themselves and came to Jerusalem.
Some from the tribes of Judah, Benjamin, and Ephraim and Manasseh settled in Jerusalem. 1
From the descendants of Pahath-Moab: Adna, Kelal, Benaiah, Maaseiah, Mattaniah, Bezalel, Binnui, and Manasseh.
In the sight of Ephraim, Benjamin, and Manasseh reveal 1 your power! Come and deliver us! 2
and all of Naphtali, the land of Ephraim and Manasseh, all the land of Judah as far as the distant 1 sea,
The messengers journeyed from city to city through the land of Ephraim and Manasseh as far as Zebulun, but people mocked and ridiculed them. 1
“Now, as for your two sons, who were born to you in the land of Egypt before I came to you in Egypt, they will be mine. 1 Ephraim and Manasseh will be mine just as Reuben and Simeon are.
He assembled all Judah and Benjamin, as well as the settlers 1 from Ephraim, Manasseh, and Simeon who had come to live with them. Many people from Israel had come there to live 2 when they saw that the Lord his God was with him.
Hezekiah sent messages throughout Israel and Judah; he even wrote letters to Ephraim and Manasseh, summoning them to come to the Lord’s temple in Jerusalem 1 and observe a Passover celebration for the Lord God of Israel.
The majority of the many people from Ephraim, Manasseh, Issachar, and Zebulun were ceremonially unclean, yet they ate the Passover in violation of what is prescribed in the law. 1 For Hezekiah prayed for them, saying: “May the Lord, who is good, forgive 2
When all this was over, the Israelites 1 who were in the cities of Judah went out and smashed the sacred pillars, cut down the Asherah poles, and demolished 2 all the high places and altars throughout Judah, Benjamin, Ephraim, and Manasseh. 3 Then all the Israelites returned to their own homes in their cities. 4