(16:1-9) "And the lot of the children of Joseph fell from Jordan by Jericho,
unto the water of Jericho on the east, to the wilderness that goeth up from Jericho throughout mount Bethel ...
And the separate cities for the children of Ephraim were among the inheritance of the children of Manasseh,
all the cities with their villages."
And the lot of the children of Joseph fell from Jordan by Jericho, unto
the water of Jericho on the east, to the wilderness that goeth up from
Jericho throughout mount Bethel,
And goeth out from Bethel to Luz, and passeth along unto the borders of
Archi to Ataroth,||
And goeth down westward to the coast of Japhleti, unto the coast of
Bethhoron the nether, and to Gezer; and the goings out thereof are at the
So the children of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took their inheritance.||
And the border of the children of Ephraim according to their families was
thus: even the border of their inheritance on the east side was
Atarothaddar, unto Bethhoron the upper;||
And the border went out toward the sea to Michmethah on the north side;
and the border went about eastward unto Taanathshiloh, and passed by it on
the east to Janohah;||
And it went down from Janohah to Ataroth, and to Naarath, and came to
Jericho, and went out at Jordan.||
The border went out from Tappuah westward unto the river Kanah; and the
goings out thereof were at the sea. This is the inheritance of the tribe of
the children of Ephraim by their families.||
And the separate cities for the children of Ephraim were among the
inheritance of the children of Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.||
(16:10) "And they drave not out the
Once again God fails keep his promise to destroy all the
people the Israelites encounter.
Exodus 33:2; Deuteronomy 7:1,
31:3-7; Joshua 1:1-5,
And they drave not out
the Canaanites that dwelt in Gezer: but the Canaanites dwell among
the Ephraimites unto this day, and serve under tribute.