New Living Translation
This was the homeland allocated to the families of Joseph's sons, Manasseh and Ephraim.
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.
Joshua 16:4 Parallel
CommentaryWesley's Notes on the Bible
16:4 Manasseh - That is, half Manasseh. Their inheritance - Their several portions which here follow. It is said, they took their inheritance, which also Judah had done before them, because the tribes of Judah and Joseph did take their inheritances before the rest; and it was fit they should do so, for the security of the main camp, and the body of the people which were at Gilgal, chap.18:5.
The descendants of Joseph came to Joshua and asked, "Why have you given us only one portion of land as our homeland when the LORD has blessed us with so many people?"
The following territory was given to the clans of the tribe of Ephraim. The boundary of their homeland began at Ataroth-addar in the east. From there it ran to Upper Beth-horon,
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