New American Standard Bible
Likewise the house of Joseph went up against Bethel, and the LORD was with them.
King James Bible
And the house of Joseph, they also went up against Bethel: and the LORD was with them.
Darby Bible Translation
The house of Joseph also went up against Bethel; and the LORD was with them.
World English Bible
The house of Joseph, they also went up against Bethel; and Yahweh was with them.
Young's Literal Translation
And the house of Joseph go up -- even they -- to Beth-El, and Jehovah is with them;
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CommentaryBarnes' Notes on the Bible
Bethel was within the borders of Benjamin, but was captured, as we here learn, by the house of Joseph, who probably retained it.
Josephus thus describes the land of Benjamin; "The Benjamites' portion of land was from the river Jordan to the sea, in length: in breadth, it was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." Let these last words be marked, "The breadth of the land of Benjamin was bounded by Jerusalem and Beth-el." May we not justly conclude, from these words, that Jerusalem and Beth-el were opposite, as it were, in a right line? But if you look upon the maps, there are some that separate these by a very large tract of land, …
John Lightfoot—From the Talmud and Hebraica
The Place of the Old Testament in Divine Revelation
And he took about 5,000 men and set them in ambush between Bethel and Ai, on the west side of the city.
But the sons of Benjamin did not drive out the Jebusites who lived in Jerusalem; so the Jebusites have lived with the sons of Benjamin in Jerusalem to this day.
The house of Joseph spied out Bethel (now the name of the city was formerly Luz).
1 Chronicles 7:29
and along the borders of the sons of Manasseh, Beth-shean with its towns, Taanach with its towns, Megiddo with its towns, Dor with its towns. In these lived the sons of Joseph the son of Israel.
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