1 The lot of the sons of Joseph went from the Jordan, by Jericho, to the waters of
Jericho on the east, to the wilderness that goes up from Jericho through the mountains to
2 and went out from Bethel to Luz, passed along to the border of the Archites at Ataroth,
3 and went down westward to the border of the Japhletites, as far as the border of Lower
Beth Horon to Gezer; and it ended at the sea.
4 Thus the sons of Joseph, Manasseh and Ephraim, took possession.
5 The border of the sons of Ephraim, according to their families: The border of their
inheritance on the east side was Ataroth Addar as far as Upper Beth Horon.
6 And the border went out toward the sea on the north side of Michmethath; then the
border went around eastward to Taanath Shiloh, and passed by it on the east to Janohah.
7 And it went down from Janohah to Ataroth and Naarah, reached to Jericho, and came
out at the Jordan.
8 The border went out from Tappuah westward to the Brook Kanah, and it ended at the
sea. This was the inheritance of the tribe of the sons of Ephraim according to their families.
9 And the separate cities of the sons of Ephraim were among the inheritance of the sons of
Manasseh, all the cities with their villages.
10 And they did not drive out the Canaanites who dwelt in Gezer; but the Canaanites
dwell in the midst of Ephraim to this day and are serving under tribute.