Joshua 16
New Heart English Bible
1The lot came out for the people of Joseph from the Jordan at Jericho, at the waters of Jericho on the east, even the wilderness, going up from Jericho through the hill country to Bethel. 2It went out from Bethel to Luz, and passed along to the border of the Archites at Ataroth; 3and it went down westward to the border of the Japhletites, to the border of Lower Beth Horon, even to Gezer; and ended at the sea.

4The people of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance. 5This was the border of the people of Ephraim according to their families. The border of their inheritance eastward was Ataroth Addar, to Upper Beth Horon. 6The border went out westward at Michmethath on the north of Termah. The border turned about eastward to Taanath Shiloh, and passed along it on the east of Janoah. 7It went down from Janoah to Ataroth, to Naaratah, reached to Jericho, and went out at the Jordan. 8From Tappuah the border went along westward to Wadi Kanah; and ended at the sea. This is the inheritance of the tribe of the people of Ephraim according to their families; 9together with the cities which were set apart for the people of Ephraim in the midst of the inheritance of the people of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages. 10They did not drive out the Canaanites who lived in Gezer; but the Canaanites dwell in the midst of Ephraim to this day, and have become servants to do forced labor.



New Heart English Bible
Edited by Wayne A. Mitchell.
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