Joshua 16:4
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New International Version
So Manasseh and Ephraim, the descendants of Joseph, received their inheritance.

King James Bible
So the children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.

Darby Bible Translation
And the children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.

World English Bible
The children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.

Young's Literal Translation
And the sons of Joseph -- Manasseh and Ephraim -- inherit.

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Clarke's Commentary on the Bible

Beth-horon the nether - This city was about twelve miles from Jerusalem, on the side of Nicopolis, formerly Emmaus. - Calmet. See the note on Joshua 10:10.

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Joshua 17:14 And the children of Joseph spoke to Joshua, saying, Why have you given me but one lot and one portion to inherit...

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Beth-El. Beth-Aven.
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

Cross References
Joshua 17:14
The people of Joseph said to Joshua, "Why have you given us only one allotment and one portion for an inheritance? We are a numerous people, and the LORD has blessed us abundantly."

Joshua 16:5
This was the territory of Ephraim, according to its clans: The boundary of their inheritance went from Ataroth Addar in the east to Upper Beth Horon

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