Jos 17:2
17:2 There was also [a lot] for the {a} rest of the children of
     Manasseh by their families; for the children of Abiezer,
     and for the children of Helek, and for the children of
     Asriel, and for the children of Shechem, and for the
     children of Hepher, and for the children of Shemida: these
     [were] the male children of Manasseh the son of Joseph by
     their families.

     (a) For the other half tribe had their portion beyond

Jos 17:4
17:4 And they came near before Eleazar the priest, and before
     Joshua the son of Nun, and before the princes, saying, The
     LORD commanded Moses to give us an inheritance among our
     {b} brethren.  Therefore according to the commandment of
     the LORD he gave them an inheritance among the brethren of
     their father.

     (b) Among them of our tribe.

Jos 17:5
17:5 And there fell ten portions to {c} Manasseh, beside the
     land of Gilead and Bashan, which [were] on the other side

     (c) In the land of canaan: five to the males: and other
         five to the daughters of Zelophehad.

Jos 17:8
17:8 [Now] Manasseh had the land of Tappuah: but {d} Tappuah on
     the border of Manasseh [belonged] to the children of

     (d) Meaning, the city itself.

Jos 17:9
17:9 And the coast descended unto the river Kanah, southward of
     the river: these cities of Ephraim [are] among the cities
     of Manasseh: the coast of Manasseh also [was] on the north
     side of the river, and the outgoings of it were at the {e}

     (e) That is, toward the main sea.

Jos 17:10
17:10 Southward [it was] Ephraim's, and northward [it was]
      Manasseh's, and the sea is his border; and they met
      together in {f} Asher on the north, and in Issachar on the

      (f) In the tribe of Asher, and tribe of Issachar.

Jos 17:12
17:12 Yet the children of Manasseh {g} could not drive out [the
      inhabitants of] those cities; but the Canaanites would
      dwell in that land.

      (g) For at first they lacked courage, and later agreed
          with them on condition, contrary to God's commandment.

Jos 17:14
17:14 And the children of Joseph spake unto Joshua, saying, Why
      hast thou given me [but] one lot and one portion to
      inherit, seeing I [am] a great people, forasmuch as the
      LORD hath {h} blessed me hitherto?

      (h) According to my father Jacob's prophecy,
          @Ge 48:19.

Jos 17:15
17:15 And Joshua answered them, If thou [be] a great people,
      [then] get thee up to the wood [country], and cut down for
      thyself there in the land of the Perizzites and of the
      giants, {i} if mount Ephraim be too narrow for thee.

      (i) If this mount is not large enough, why do you not get
          more by destroying God's enemies, as he has commanded.

Jos 17:18
17:18 But the mountain shall be thine; for it [is] a wood, and
      thou shalt cut it down: and the outgoings of it shall be
      thine: {k} for thou shalt drive out the Canaanites, though
      they have iron chariots, [and] though they [be] strong.

      (k) So that you shall enlarge your portion by it.

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