Joshua 17:1
NASB Lexicon
NASB ©HebrewStrong'sOrigin
Now [this] was the lotהַגֹּורָל֙
(hag·go·v·ral)
1486: a lot (for casting)from an unused word
for the tribeלְמַטֵּ֣ה
(le·mat·teh)
4294: a staff, rod, shaft, branch, a tribefrom natah
of Manasseh,מְנַשֶּׁ֔ה
(me·na·sheh,)
4519: "causing to forget," a son of Joseph, also a tribe desc. from him, also a king of Judah , also two Isr.from nashah
for he was the firstbornבְּכֹ֣ור
(be·cho·vr)
1060: first-bornfrom bakar
of Joseph.יֹוסֵ֑ף
(yo·v·sef;)
3130: "he increases," a son of Jacob, also the name of several Isr.from yasaph
To Machirלְמָכִיר֩
(le·ma·chir)
4353: two Isr.from makar
the firstbornבְּכֹ֨ור
(be·cho·vr)
1060: first-bornfrom bakar
of Manasseh,מְנַשֶּׁ֜ה
(me·na·sheh)
4519: "causing to forget," a son of Joseph, also a tribe desc. from him, also a king of Judah , also two Isr.from nashah
the fatherאֲבִ֣י
(a·vi)
1: fatherfrom an unused word
of Gilead,הַגִּלְעָ֗ד
(hag·gil·'ad)
1568: a region in Pal., also the name of several Isr.from gala
were allottedוַיְהִ֤י
(vay·hi)
1961: to fall out, come to pass, become, bea prim. root
Gileadהַגִּלְעָ֥ד
(hag·gil·'ad)
1568: a region in Pal., also the name of several Isr.from gala
and Bashan,וְהַבָּשָֽׁן׃
(ve·hab·ba·shan.)
1316: "smooth," a region E. of the Jordanfrom an unused word
becauseכִּי־
(ki-)
3588: that, for, whena prim. conjunction
he was a manאִ֣ישׁ
(ish)
376: manfrom an unused word
of war.מִלְחָמָ֔ה
(mil·cha·mah,)
4421: a battle, warfrom lacham









KJV Lexicon
There was also a lot
gowral  (go-rawl')
properly, a pebble, i.e. a lot (small stones being used for that purpose); figuratively, a portion or destiny (as if determined by lot) -- lot.
for the tribe
matteh  (mat-teh')
rod, staff, tribe.
of Manasseh
Mnashsheh  (men-ash-sheh')
causing to forget; Menashsheh, a grandson of Jacob, also the tribe descended from him, and its territory -- Manasseh.
for he was the firstborn
bkowr  (bek-ore')
firstborn; hence, chief -- eldest (son), firstborn(-ling).
of Joseph
Yowceph  (yo-safe')
let him add (or perhaps simply active participle adding); Joseph, the name of seven Israelites -- Joseph.
to wit for Machir
Makiyr  (maw-keer')
salesman; Makir, an Israelite -- Machir.
the firstborn
bkowr  (bek-ore')
firstborn; hence, chief -- eldest (son), firstborn(-ling).
of Manasseh
Mnashsheh  (men-ash-sheh')
causing to forget; Menashsheh, a grandson of Jacob, also the tribe descended from him, and its territory -- Manasseh.
the father
'ab  (awb)
father, in a literal and immediate, or figurative and remote application) -- chief, (fore-)father(-less), patrimony, principal. Compare names in Abi-.
of Gilead
Gil`ad  (ghil-awd')
Gilad, a region East of the Jordan; also the name of three Israelites -- Gilead, Gileadite.
because he was a man
'iysh  (eesh)
a man as an individual or a male person; often used as an adjunct to a more definite term (and in such cases frequently not expressed in translation)
of war
milchamah  (mil-khaw-maw')
a battle (i.e. the engagement); generally, war (i.e. warfare) -- battle, fight(-ing), war(-rior).
therefore he had Gilead
Gil`ad  (ghil-awd')
Gilad, a region East of the Jordan; also the name of three Israelites -- Gilead, Gileadite.
and Bashan
Bashan  (baw-shawn')
Bashan (often with the article), a region East of the Jordan -- Bashan.
Parallel Verses
New American Standard Bible
Now this was the lot for the tribe of Manasseh, for he was the firstborn of Joseph. To Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead, were allotted Gilead and Bashan, because he was a man of war.

King James Bible
There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; to wit, for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead: because he was a man of war, therefore he had Gilead and Bashan.

Holman Christian Standard Bible
This was the allotment for the tribe of Manasseh as Joseph's firstborn. Gilead and Bashan came to Machir, the firstborn of Manasseh and the father of Gilead, who was a man of war.

International Standard Version
The territorial allotment for the tribe of Manasseh, the firstborn of Joseph, was allocated first to Machir the firstborn of Manasseh and father of Gilead. Since he had been a man of war, Gilead and Bashan were allocated to him.

NET Bible
The tribe of Manasseh, Joseph's firstborn son, was also allotted land. The descendants of Makir, Manasseh's firstborn and the father of Gilead, received land, for they were warriors. They were assigned Gilead and Bashan.

GOD'S WORD® Translation
The lot was drawn for the tribe of Manasseh, because Manasseh was Joseph's firstborn. Machir, Manasseh's firstborn, the ancestor of the people living in Gilead, had received Gilead and Bashan because he was a soldier.

King James 2000 Bible
There was also a lot for the tribe of Manasseh; for he was the firstborn of Joseph; for Machir the firstborn of Manasseh, the father of Gilead: because he was a man of war, therefore he was given Gilead and Bashan.
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