Joshua 16

1The general borders of the sons of Joseph. 5The border of Ephraim's inheritance. 10The Canaanites of Gezer are not driven out, but become tributaries.

1AND the lot of the children of Joseph 1fell from Jordan by aJericho, unto the water of Jericho on the east, to the bwilderness that goeth up from Jericho throughout mount Beth-el,

1Heb. went forth, Ge. 13.10. De. 1.1. ch. 3; 4.

a ch. 2; 6. b ch. 8.15; 18.12,13; 15.61.

2And goeth out from cBeth-el to Luz, and passeth along unto the borders of dArchi to eAtaroth,

c Ge. 28.19; 12.8. Ju. 1.23,26. ch. 4.9; 7.2; 18.13. d 2Sa. 16.16. 1Ch. 27.33. e Not that Nu. 32.3.

3And goeth down westward to the coast of Japhleti, unto the coast of fBeth-horon the *nether, and to Gezer: and the goings out thereof are at the gsea.

*nether-lower, beneath.

f 1Ki. 9.16,17. ch. 10.10; 18.13. 2Ch. 8.5. g Nu. 34.5,6. ch. 15.11,12.

4So hthe children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.

h ch. 17.14. 1Ch. 7.28,29. Ge. 41.50-52; 46.20; 48.5,20; 49.22-26. De. 33.13-17.

5¶And the border of the children of Ephraim according to their families was thus : even the border of their inheritance on the east side was iAtaroth-addar, unto Beth-horon the upper;

i ch. 18.13; 10.10. v.2,3.

6And the border went out toward jthe sea to Michmethah on the north side; kand the border went about eastward unto lTaanath-shiloh, and passed by it on the east to Janohah;

j ch. 15.11,12. v.3. Nu. 34.5,6. k ch. 17.7. l ch. 18.1.

7And it went down from Janohah to mAtaroth, and to nNaarath, and came to oJericho, and went out at Jordan.

m v.2,5. n 1Ch. 7.28. o Nu. 33.48. ch. 3.16; 6.1.

8The border went out from pTappuah westward unto the qriver Kanah; and the goings out thereof were at the rsea. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the children of Ephraim by their families.

p ch. 12.17; 17.8. q ch. 17.9; 19.28. r v.3,6. ch. 15.11,12. Nu. 34.5,6.

9And the sseparate cities for the children of Ephraim were among the inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.

s ch. 17.9.

10And tthey *drave not out the Canaanites that dwelt in uGezer: but the Canaanites dwell among the Ephraimites unto this day, and vserve under tribute.


t Ju. 1.29. 1Ki. 9.16. ch. 15.63; 17.12,13. De. 7.2,16. Nu. 33.52,55. u v.3. ch. 10.33; 21.21. v Ge. 49.15.